The Hunar Foundation’s (THF) vision is to see ‘A Skilled Pakistan’, we take great pains to provide technical training to young boys and girls from lesser privileged background and help them become bread-earners.
However, this vision is incomplete without inclusion of those who are physically challenged. In a country like Pakistan where a vast majority of people with disabilities are at disadvantage in the educational arena, THF has taken a step to address this issue by partnering with NOWPDP and started a program to provide technical training to differently abled persons.
Abdul Sami is one such individual who received technical training at THF’s Delhi Mercantile Society Technical Institute in Karachi under this program and now financially supporting his family.
Not all heroes wear capes and star in blockbuster movies. In fact, the real heroes just quietly do what needs to be done and change the lives of others.
One such shining example is of Mr. Salim Ahmad Zubairi, a former prominent banker, who has donated earnings of his lifetime to The Hunar Foundation (THF), an NPO working to empower the marginalized youth with technical skills through its six Institutes across Pakistan.
Mr. Zubairi has donated to THF his share holdings in multiple listed companies as well as an apartment in Clifton. The total worth of the stocks and the apartment, which is located at a prime location in Clifton, Karachi, is around Rs.130 Million.
While talking to media, Mr, Zubairi said, “Allah gave me whatever I have and today I’m returning it to Him.”
Speaking on the occasion, THF Chairman Mr. Aslam Khaliq lauded Mr. Zubairi’s remarkable act of generosity and urged every good citizen to come forward and follow on the same footsteps.
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