AsSalaam O Alaikum (Peace be always with you. AMEEN.)
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi
(January 01, 1928 - July 083, 2016)
Tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi: Abdul Sattar Edhi an icon of Pakistan was the Legend of Humanitarian and founder of the Pakistan’s largest public welfare organization. He was born to serve humanity without any discrimination.
Edhi resolved to dedicate his life to aiding the poor, and over the next sixty years, he single handedly changed the face of welfare in Pakistan. Edhi founded the Edhi Foundation. Additionally, he established a welfare trust, named the Edhi Trust with an initial sum of a five thousand rupees which was later renamed as Bilqis Edhi Trust. Regarded as a guardian for the poor, Edhi began receiving numerous donations, which allowed him to expand his services. To this day, the Edhi Foundation continues to grow in both size and service, and is currently the largest welfare organization in Pakistan.
Below are just few of services of Edhi Foundation:
Abandoned Children Welfare Centre
Air Ambulance Service
Ambulance Service, one of world's largest ambulance service (operating 1,500 of them)
Child Adoption Center
Coffin & Burial Centre
Edhi Free OPD
Edhi Homes & Orphanage
EDHI Rikshaws "ROZGAR"
Emergency Medical Service
Free Consultancy Clinic
Jhoolas (Baby Cradles)
Langer Service (Free Kitchen)
Marriage Bureau (In House)
Missing Persons Service
Nursing Training Centre
Out City Ambulance Service
Patient Transfer Service
Patient Utility Service
Pre Diabetic Centre
Abdul Sattar Edhi donated his eyes to the blind people before his death. State honor was given to Edhi by guard of honor and 19-gun-salute. One more True Lover of Humanity is gone but will always be remembered.
People have become educated, but have yet to become human - Abdul Sattar Edhi