A country that has the 25th largest economy of the world in terms of purchasing power should have very prosperous citizens.. no?
Nope, in Pakistan one in four Pakistani lives in multidimensional poverty. Add to that the very low late of literacy due to privatisation of education multiplied by a very high birth rate and you have the recipe of an extreme class difference…the extent of which is unimaginable.
The solution lies in all of us, but despite our best intentions, we often lack a trustworthy platform to execute them. After the recent rage of Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) as advertised on TV, we did a little digging to see what it’s all about.
SAF was founded in March,2014 and has been very proactive since then to alleviate pain, sufferings and poverty throughout Pakistan. It’s charity hospital in Kohat, Sahibzada Fazal Rahman Charity Hospital is one of the cleanest and best equipped hospitals in NWFP. There have been many hopeless families who have returned to health there