POPULAR PERSONALITY OF PAKISTAN BY informationmaker.blogspot.com

Abdul Sattar Edhi
{Taking care of the poor, the sick and the dead}

Edhi is to Karachi what Mother Teresa was to the poor of Calcutta. Edhi and wife Bilquees have spent a life time working or people and their welfare work to date remains unparalleled on Pakistan. They are both very private people who shun publicity. They have had little formal education and are totally committed to the cause of helping the poor and needy. What started as a one-man show operating from a single room in Karachi is now the Edhi Foundation, the largest welfare organization in Pakistan. 

The foundation has over 300 centers across the country, in big cities, small towns and remote rural areas. Edhi Foundation is the first of its kind in South Asia that owns our ambulances, providing quick access to far-flung areas. Whether it is a train accident or a bomb blast, Edhi ambulances are the first to arrive. The Foundation relies on the support of its 3,500 workers and thousands of volunteers who from the backbone of the organization   

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