“As I was very poor before... I used to worry a lot. I used to think, How will I feed my family? … But now, since I have been given piglets, all the worries and everything has been taken away.”
“When I see all these problems that these people [are] going through, I not only pray for them, but I also try to help them.”
Shreya toiled as the sole breadwinner for her family, even though she was beginning to suffer from various ailments in her middle age. Because her husband was too ill to work, Shreya labored as a domestic worker to pay for their mounting medical expenses.
“With the pull cart, I can travel around and sell onions and potatoes,” Bhrithi shares. “Wherever I find a suitable place, I stand and sell. My earnings have also increased. I can go different places for the sale.”
“This pig has financially helped us in many ways. [By selling piglets], we have bought a goat and chickens, which are also going to be another source of income for our family. We do not have any problems now to pay the school fees for our children and to meet all their needs in school. ... We also have purchased roofing sheets to construct our house. ... I thank God for all the blessings.”
"Now, no more struggle!" She said. "Having a Bio Sand Water filter was beyond our imagination. But the Lord provided our need. Really, God is so good."
“I was really longing for a machine,” Romila recalls. “I have no words to express my feelings and thanks to the church.”