Welfare

Transforming Life - Story of Sirajuddin, Dubargar Upper Chitral

Publish date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Transforming Lives - Story of Sirajuddin
Transforming Lives - Story of Sirajuddin
12 February 2020

“During difficult times, a man is prepared to do anything.” – Sirajuddin

No Barriers: Free to Choose, Empowered to Achieve
No Barriers: Free to Choose, Empowered to Achieve
30 November 2019

The Aga Khan Social Welfare Board (AKSWB) for Central Region and the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board (AKYSB), in collaboration with Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP), organised an “Elderly and Differently-abled Olympics 2019” over the course of two days at the Punjab National Stadium in Lahore. The event aimed to provide a platform for elderly and differently-abled individuals to participate in sports, recreation, leisure and social activities. This event created an inclusive environment as well as the awareness of the importance of sports for a healthy lifestyle. Furthermore, it helped enhance participant’s skills for inclusion in mainstream activities at multiple levels.

Transforming Life

Video Credit: 
Unikrew Productions
Publish date: 
Monday, November 18, 2019
Transforming Lives - Story of Azeem Khan
Transforming Lives - Story of Azeem Khan
18 November 2019

“I have a firm belief that my business will grow. I want to earn enough so I can support the educational aspirations of the less-privileged children from my village.” - Azeem Khan

Blind Cricket and Bowling Tournament for differently-abled individuals
Blind Cricket and Bowling Tournament for differently-abled individuals
5 April 2019

Inclusivity is an imperative ethic for the growth of any community. The only true disability which exists in society is the inability to accept and acknowledge each other’s differences. The Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board (AKYSB) in Pakistan, in collaboration with the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBBC) and the Aga Khan Social Welfare Board, arranged a Blind Cricket and Bowling Tournament for differently-abled Jamati members from Gilgit, Hunza, Ishkoman Puniyal, Gupis Yasin, Upper Chitral, and Central Regions. 

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