Gospel for Asia Pastor’s Wife Sews 100 Face Masks for Children

Gospel for Asia Pastor’s Wife Sews 100 Face Masks for Children July 28, 2020

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. YohannanDiscussing Bindhiya, her ministry in the slums alongside her husband, GFA pastor Sachitan, amid the Coronavirus lockdown.

Bindhiya leads a busy life serving Christ in partnership with her husband, GFA pastor Sachitan. When the COVID-19 pandemic kept Bindhiya at home, she felt powerless—but not for long.

Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan: Discussing Bindhiya, her ministry alongside her husband, GFA pastor Sachitan, amid the Coronavirus lockdown, sewing face masks for the slum children.
Bindhiya gave face masks to children in a nearby slum.

Bindhiya obtained a degree in nursing, but since marrying her husband, she takes care of people in very different ways. She faithfully serves the women of her congregation and community and leads the local Women’s Fellowship group. As an accomplished tailor, Bindhiya teaches girls in her church and women in her village how to sew. Many can now sew their own clothes.

Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan: This girl told Bindhiya, “Thank you, didi [older sister], for this mask.”
This girl told Bindhiya, “Thank you, didi [older sister], for this mask.”
During the lockdown, compassion filled Bindhiya’s heart as she watched children wandering in her village and in the nearby slum. They played together without face masks, and she knew they risked transmitting the virus. Concern prompted her to action.

Bindhiya gathered all the cotton scraps she could find and sewed 100 face masks. Then she went to her village and the nearby slum and handed out the masks to children in need. She gave each child an extra mask to give to a friend. Soon, when other children saw their friends receiving face masks, they came and asked for masks too.

The children covered their mouths with the face masks right away, but Bindhiya could still hear grateful words spilling from their lips.

“Thank you for this mask,” said one boy. “I wanted one, but my parents could not buy it for me. Surely, I will wear a mask when I go out.”


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