Dr. Alim Kauromal Chandiramani who followed his father’s motto -Service of man is the worship of God

Dr. Alim Kauromal Chandiramani is an illustrious son of Late Dr. Kauromal Menghraj who made history in medical field by creating Guinness World Record in 2004, when he was declared the only doctor in the world to have completed a record of over 75 years of medical practice at the age of 100 years. By […]

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Meher –Ul-Nissa: A Frontline Community Activist in Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic

Meher was the one who agreed to lead her community. She got leadership and community management skills training to run better her community organization. By Asmat Kakar Ms. Meher Ul Nissa is a Councilor and community activist from village Memon Ki Wasi in Union Council Matiari of district Matiari. Her village socioeconomic conditions were surveyed […]

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Philanthropist and explorer Um Hong-gil wins South Korea’s prestigious Manhae Grand Prize

The award is given annually to commemorate Han Yong-woon, a monk, poet and thinker, as well as a great hero of the anti-imperialist movement, known by the pen name ‘Manhae’. Um has scaled Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, three times. And in 2001, he became the ninth climber to reach the top of 14 […]

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Thari Girl wins ‘25 under 25 Women Award’

Kiran Kumari is among 25 young women of Pakistan under the age of 25 to be honored for their resilience and the strength they possess. Hailing from village Kantio, she is a public speaker, creative writer, orator, part-time tutor, community mobilizer and doctor in the process. By Sanjay Mathrani Kiran Kumari, hailing from a small […]

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Sindh’s rural women fight against COVID-19

COVID-19 has dealt a severe blow to the poor rural communities in Sindh. Its adverse effects on health and means of income of poor households are pushing them deeper into chronic poverty, making them economically paralyzed. By Asmat Kakar Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the poor rural communities in Sindh. Its […]

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A Positive Change: The Story of Bheemo and Rekha Kolhi

The couple had experienced acute poverty since childhood and even lived at an extreme level of poverty with six children till 2016 working in the fields, but they continued struggling and now they have their own grocery shop in the village.  By Nadir Ali Shah and Fazal Ali Saadi Bheemo Kolhi is 34 years old, […]

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Easy to grow with kitchen gardening

By Abdul Latif Soomro Hamid, Jiyan’s husband, is an enterprising farmer now. Previously, he faced acute poverty. He belongs to Roopa Community Organization (CO) at Thanthrai village, Union Council Koonjhali, taluka and district Umerkot of Sindh. Extreme poverty made him realize the need to learn new skills to increase his income for sufficient bread and […]

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Organization, Skills and Capital: The Linchpins of Women’s Empowerment in Rural Sindh

(Photo Courtesy: London School of Economics) Three key and fundamental elements of ‘organization, skills and capital’ are imperative for transformation of someone’s life trapped in chronic poverty and lacking access to social services. These elements not only promote principles of self-reliance, participation, hard work, unity, partnership, trust, accountability, transparency and equity but also enable the […]

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