volunteer your time at Pakistan Kidney Patients Association

Originally posted on maryaaekbal:
Founded in December 1997,PKPA was the brain child of Late Colonel Shamim, who himself was a kidney patient, a social worker and kidney recipient. A meagre sum of Rs. 40,000/- was collected. A flat was rented in Chaklala III. Furniture was collected from various homes, a sign board was hung outside…

volunteer your time at Pakistan Kidney Patients Association

Founded in December 1997,PKPA was the brain child of Late Colonel Shamim, who himself was a kidney patient, a social worker and kidney recipient. A meagre sum of Rs. 40,000/- was collected. A flat was rented in Chaklala III. Furniture was collected from various homes, a sign board was hung outside the three room flat…

child safety and role of educationists

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js It was in 2004, when I first heard of doleful incident of child abuse. It happened almost the same way, an unfortunate 6 years old boy was kidnapped, raped and murdered in an under construction plaza by one of the masons. The whole neighborhood started searching him, later found young lad dead in a…

The recent Kasur incident and role of educationists

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js It was in 2004, when I first heard of doleful incident of child abuse. It happened almost the same way, an unfortunate 6 years old boy was kidnapped, raped and murdered in an under construction plaza by one of the masons. The whole neighborhood started searching him, later found young lad dead in a…

back to roots!

Montgomery, one of the three cities of Pakistan which has gone through the name change, presently called Sahiwal. Its one of the nine Divisions of Punjab, famous for the most fertile land, dairy products and above all the hardworking people. Hailing from a small village of Sahiwal, my dad was never ashamed of his originality….

Abdul Hammed Free Hospital & Nighat Afroz Industrial Home

Maj Zaffar Iqbal, set foundation of Abdual Hameed Free Hospital in his village home, almost seventeen years ago, after the death of  his eldest sister, Nighat Afroz. Chak No.35-12/L near Chichawatni was totally devoid of medical facility. Through sincere efforts Maj Zaffar pulled off with the Free hospital for villagers. This hospital, though not a…

December 16

We never had an idea that we will hold a vigil for one of the world’s largest catastrophic criminal offences. It would always amaze me as to how Dear Providence allowed such an atrocious carnage, claiming over a hundred innocent lives. The history would bear testimony to the fact that rarely has such gruesome human…

Gone but not Forgotten

Those moments when we fervently prayed In times when hope turns despair Ab’t to lose all we had And when holes in heart grew into ‘void’ We stood steadfast in faith and prayer For we knew there was a journey there A sojourn that left us alone Like orphans begging for a crown Like dusky…