Amar's mother, Mariavaha grew up as a temple prostitute. By the age of twenty she had already suffered five abortions and was then cast out be the priest saying that her body was used up and no longer good to serve as a prostitute. In her desperate state one of our pastor's and his wife found here and took her and her baby in. She soon followed Christ. But she needed work so she arranged to leave her baby with the pastor's family and their orphanage and she sought low wage employment as a dish washer.