Lucas has learned from his Life-Mentor to understand the difference between constructive and negative friendships. Now Lucas has built healthier, more productive relationships.
Gracie struggled to grow in confidence. With the help of her Life-Mentor, she is now more confident in who she is as a person. This has given Gracie self-identity and the courage to step out and have an impact on those around her.
Afaq always had a difficult relationship with his parents and other family members. He felt they were always against him and he almost became like an enemy to them. His Life-Mentor helped him to understand clear rules about appropriate behavior and consistent, reasonable consequences for breaking those rules. Mentoring helped him to develop a good relationship with his family.
Rosheen was very disappointed with life and considered it to be useless. His Life-Mentor provided an opportunity to help him recognize the life skills he would need to deal with life’s challenges. Through mentoring, he developed the skills to interact effectively with others, make difficult decisions and cope with new situations. He was able to discover his hidden talents.
“In the past, before having a life mentor, I served in a church, I used to meet different people with different kinds of behavior. I had issues with anger while I served. My mentor taught me how to humble myself, that it’s not just about me, but it’s about understanding people and working alongside them.I’m happy now because I can understand people better and as I serve, I am at peace.”
Azeem always talked with his friends about his future. It was a constant worry to him. His mentoring sessions helped him to understand that he is valued as a person and has a specific purpose in life. Now he has more confidence to make the most of life with hard work and dedication.
When Emily started being mentored, as a 12-year-old, she was on a journey trying to figure out who she was and who she wanted to become, With her Life-Mentor’s help she was able to grow in confidence, stop struggling to fit in and start being herself.
Josiah was very shy when interacting with teachers and his peers. His Life-Mentor helped him to believe in his own self-worth and have a sense of purpose in life. He also developed a more positive view of the future.
In the past, Maddie was a shy girl with very low self-confidence. With the help of her Life-Mentor, she has become more outgoing and begun to embrace who she really is as a person.
When given tasks, Matthew would struggle to complete them well. With the help of his Life-Mentor, he has learned how to make better decisions and work with excellence.
Miranda struggled to make the best life decisions. With the help of her Life-Mentor, she is now able to discern the best decisions to make. Miranda is now a youth leader in her community and uses the lessons she has been taught to teach and equip others.
Romail was always thinking he was poor and would have few life opportunities. His Life-Mentor used creative, fun activities to engage Romail in thinking about his future. He also helped him to believe in his own self-worth. He now feels more confident and is in a position to make positive plans for his future.
Christian didn’t understand the bible and didn’t know what he should do with it. With the help if his Life-Mentor, he didn’t just grow in faith but also started to understand what God wants to say to him.
Joel needed help making and achieving goals. With his Life-Mentor’s help, he was able to not only set goals for his life but also look at ways of achieving them. This has led Joel to be satisfied with his achievements and be encouraged to create new goals.
Raquel has learned from her Life-Mentor how good decisions and attitudes can impact and guide her to her next steps. Now Raquel has been intentionally planning her future.
Helen didn’t have any direction in her life. Her Life-Mentor helped her to find purpose in life and how to keep practicing it during her daily routine.
Megan’s desire was to work at being a positive influence and encouragement to others. Her Life-Mentor helped her in taking steps to make this happen and how to best use her energy in serving others.
Joshua wanted to become a youth leader in his community. His major stumbling block was his fear of talking in front of a crowd. His Life-Mentor helped him to interact effectively with others. He also taught him how to make difficult decisions and cope with new situations.
Karl has learned from his Life-Mentor how to be more effective in treating and interacting with the people he sees every day. Now Karl has built better and healthier relationships.
George used to struggle with skepticism. With the help of his Life-Mentor, he found a healthy outlet for his curiosity and was encouraged o actively seek out answers for himself.
I was being shaped by the wrong friendships, my life mentor helped me to grow In my confidence and relationship with others.
I first learned about Pais when I was a student in Longview, TX. I was mentored by a Pais Life-Mentor and upon finishing school decided I wanted to become a Life-Mentor, so I joined Pais. The wisdom and life skills I learned through Pais was one of the most significant factors in shaping my future and helping me become a success in business and in life. I love what I do as a businessman, and thankful to have the conduit to give back to others what was such a significant part of my life.
My mentor studies with me. This was really exciting for me because I know he is letting me in on one of the most significant times of his day. His discipline and guidance push me to grow both personally.
I have participated in the operation of or as a donor to several ministries and other non-profits. I have never seen another which has such a strong economic model which so effectively brings multiple people and organizations together with limited out of pocket cost, but massive impact throughout the world. My relationship with Pais began as a donor, but it later became a calling as I wanted to give the best years of my life to extend the impact Pais is having throughout the world.
I was unsure about my future plans for next year. With the help of a devoted teacher and my Life-Mentor, who walked with me through the process of decision making, I now know my next steps and am excited for next year!
While stocks and bonds might seem like a good investment, investing in people is the best investment you can do. One of the things I really like about Pais is that the money that is given to Pais goes directly to impact kids all across the world. Even if I’m not putting in the hours to do that mentoring and tutorship, I’m actually having an impact in all these kids lives because I’m partnering with Pais in that way.