Friday, July 8, 2016

Peter Oborne: The day I met Abdul Sattar Edhi, a living saint


For those that don't know much about Abdul Sattar Edhi this is a good start:

'They call him an infidel': Pakistan's humble founder of a charity empire


“They call him an infidel saying that he does not say his prayers,” says his wife Bilquis, who, with her children, helps run the foundation. “What we are doing should be done by the government and should be appreciated, but instead we are blamed.”

Abdul Sattar Edhi


RIP Abdul Sattar Edhi. Our great philanthropist passed away in Karachi today (July 8, 2016).
Edhi Foundation runs the world's largest ambulance service and operates free nursing homes, orphanages, clinics, women's shelters, and rehab centers for drug addicts and mentally ill individuals.
The Edhi Foundation runs hundreds of welfare centers in rural and urban Pakistan which operate as food kitchens, rehabilitation homes, shelters for abandoned women and children and clinics for the mentally handicapped.

A prominent philanthropist, humanitarian and social activist, Abdul Sattar Edhi has been running the Edhi Foundation in Pakistan for almost six decades. The foundation owns and operates a large ambulance service, free nursing homes, orphanages, clinics, women’s shelters, food kitchens, and rehabilitation centers for drug addicts and mentally ill individuals all across the country.
The philanthropist was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but has been unable to get a transplant due to frail health.

By Aslam Chandio

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Eid Mubarak


Today was chand raat here in Pakistan. Eid Mubarak to all Muslims around the world!!!

Kachori (with recipe)


Kachori is a spicy snack popular in India, Pakistan and other parts of South Asia. But here in Pakistan you can find in the streets or in the bakeries only in Ramadan.

For the recipe please visit:

10 Facts You Didn't Know About the Hijab