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Edhi Foundation

Edhi foundation is one of the largest and oldest welfare foundation of Pakistan and it is also one the largest welfare organization of Asia region. It is non-commercial, non-political welfare organization which is serving the humanity since 1951.

Edhi foundation was laid by Late Abdul Sattar Edhi, he started to help the community from his home and served the people till his last breadth. During the early days he used to sit outside his house and welcome children to his home rather than seeing the cast and creed.

Late Mr Edhi used to provide education, food, medical facilities and other daily essential resources to the children and later after they are grown enough the organization also organize the weddings of the children. After seeing the dedication and sincerity of Late Mr Edhi many international organizations used to support the foundation.

Edhi foundation was the first Pakistani foundation who have the first air ambulance of Pakistan and the organization always stood at front in the hard time of the nation by providing support and resources to poor and needy in their hard times. During initial days Mr and Ms Edhi were alone handling the operations of the organization later after it was looked after by the children of Mr Edhi.

Nobody to be allowed to create hurdles in Edhi Foundation’s work: Sindh CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said nobody would be allowed to create problems in the work of Edhi Foundation. Taking notice of issues raised by Bilquis Edhi and Faisal Edhi, the chief minister sought a report from the commissioners of Karachi and Hyderabad in this regard. In a press conference on Wednesday son of legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, Faisal Edhi, said that certain political figures were trying to seize lands of the welfare organisation in Sindh. Murad directed…

Faisal Edhi receives Nikkei Asian Award 2017 in Tokyo

TOKYO: Faisal Edhi of Edhi Foundation received the 22nd Nikkei Asian Award in Tokyo in recognition of foundation’s longstanding social and welfare activities for the general public. Speaking at the award ceremony, Edhi emphasised that regional countries must cooperate and contribute towards solution of common problems of poverty, education, health, social insecurity and availability of basic amenities of life. "We are proud to run all of these activities with the local support of the Pakistani people," said Faisal…

Four picnickers drown in Karachi’s Hawkes Bay

KARACHI: The bodies of four young men who drowned in the sea at Hawkes Bay last night were recovered on Sunday morning, ARY News reported. According to Edhi Foundation, four youngsters – said to be friends – drowned last night while swimming in the sea. The search for the drowned people started early on Sunday morning who reportedly drowned in a bid to rescue one another. Two of the deceased were identified as Danish and Raza while identification of other two could not be established. All picnickers were said to be…

SBP issues Rs. 50 coin in honour of Edhi

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday issued Rs. 50 coin in honour of the services for humanity rendered by famed philanthropist and Chairman ‘Edhi Foundation’ late Abdul Sattar Edhi , ARY News reported. In a ceremony held at SBP, Governor SBP Ashraf Mehmood Wathra presented the commemorative coin, engraving portrait of late humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, to Faisal Edhi. Addressing the ceremony, Wathra stressed that mission of Abdul Sattar Edhi should be taken on for recognition of his services for the…