Social work

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Parveen Rehman

There is no doubt that Parveen Rehman was an extraordinarily brave woman. A trained architect who could have lived a comfortable life in Karachi’s up-market Defence or Clifton areas, she instead chose to dedicate her life to the poor of the squatter settlements of Orangi Town. She was the dearly departed Dr Akhter Hameed Khan’s … Continue reading

Abdul Sattar Edhi – Uneducated Yet Enlightened

This article is written by Shazia Yousuf and it originally appeared on the blog site The Paradigm House. “I do not have any formal education… what use is education when we do not become human beings [after being educated]? My school is the welfare of humanity.” Abdul Sattar Edhi. These are the words from a … Continue reading

Abdul Sattar Edhi

It is a 20 hour daily job with no holiday or pay and Abdul Sattar Edhi still loves it, since over 50 years. Neither funded by any religious or political organization nor any state, his purpose is void of any ethnicity, religious or political motive and is therefore extremely simple – Serve Humanity. Instead of … Continue reading

Get A Compass

Still in late teens, it was indeed a reason to be happy to spend time with as learned and accomplished an individual as him. I was rightly excited. Moreover, I was hopeful to get answer to my puzzle! We were enjoying steak. He was logically driving others’ opinions to his conclusions. I mustered myself up … Continue reading

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