Musarrat Misbah elected Chairperson for the Peace Conference in Lahore by Bardasht (NGO)

Musarrat Misbah elected Chairperson for the Peace Conference in Lahore by Bardasht (NGO)

A consultative meeting was called by BARDASHT an NGO committed to help the underprivileged population, the most vulnerable class in Pakistan. Detailed discussions were held  to hold a Conference in Lahore as part of the provincial series of the  Peace Conferences in collaboration with UN. Venue, date, segments of forums, formation of committees and speakers was discussed in detail. Masarrat Misbah was unanimously elected to be  the Chairperson of the Conference. She graciously accepted and extended the invitation to hold the next meeting at Depilex Smileagain Foundation which itself is a reputation foundation…continue reading →
Profile of a Volunteer at Depilex SmileAgain Foundation

Profile of a Volunteer at Depilex SmileAgain Foundation

My name is Amrit Ahmed. I have just finished my O’level studies. I always wanted to do something that made myself and others happy. I had my three months summer vacations so therefore, I looked at it as an opportunity to accomplish my goal and started to look for a way to keep myself happy whilst doing some social work. One day I was just randomly searching on internet about some of the foundations working for orphans, women rights e.t.c. As my search engine continued I suddenly came across Smileagain foundation. Smileagain works…continue reading →
Depilex Smileagain – To whom it may concern

Depilex Smileagain – To whom it may concern

God created human beings for each other, he gave some power so that they could help others with none, he bestowed health upon some so that they can help those with poor health, to some he blessed with every blessing that there is so that they could share it with those who were not that lucky. Being a human we have a repsonsbility towards every human who is deprived, doing is what makes us human. People who took away the smiles from the faces of the victims of set-on-fire and Acid Attacks are…continue reading →

Depilex Smileagain Foundation – BEING HUMAN

The feeling of self-satisfaction that comes when one sees joy in the eyes of one whose hunger has been appeased, whose pain has been lessened and whose life has been recovered is indeed heavenly. The service rendered by an individual or an institution to improve the social conditions of society is called ‘social service’. This service is rendered on humanitarian considerations and without any motive of profit. Only those people to whom the interests of society are more important than their personal interests come forward to render social service. Today there is an…continue reading →

Burn and Acid Attack victims – Pains are more than skin deep

Burn injuries are devastating, sudden and unpredictable forms of trauma which affect the victim both physically and psychologically[1]. The bio psychosocial impact on individual hospitalized for severe burn wounds begins at the moment of injury and extends through out the person’s life[2] In last decades, the increase in survival rate following burn injury has prompted an increased focus on problems of rehabilitation, psychosocial adjustment and psychosocial concomitants[3]. The psychological aspects of burn injury have been researched in different parts of world producing different outcomes[4]. Psychological impairment has found to be present in 45.5%…continue reading →
Rising Atrocities – Acid Attack and Set-on-fire cases on the rise

Rising Atrocities – Acid Attack and Set-on-fire cases on the rise

 Gender based domestic violence is one of the harsh realities in the third world. Every day the media reports cases of atrocities that are faced by helpless victims. Few of these are ever brought to justice due to communal pressures and loop holes in the legal system. Acid and kerosene oil burning is a gender specific crime. Young girls and women are the common victims of this crime. Although the mortality rate is low the survival is considered by victims to be a fate worse than death. The crime has long term repercussions…continue reading →

All about DSF

I was humbled by the invitation from Dar-e-arqam, the first islamic all girls college. The event organized was named “ilm humari pehchan, Pakistan meri jaan”. It was undoubtedly very well oragnized, the faculty as well as the students were extremely warm hearted and gave a open armed welcome. It was remarkable to see the discipline at the event, it was so well managed. Such gatherings give immense pleasure, it is extremely fulfilling to see how the young generations realizes how valuable they are for the future of this country. The girls from another…continue reading →