Wedding bells are in the air for Depilex Smileagain patient

Wedding bells are in the air for Depilex Smileagain patient

A beautiful young girl Kanwal Yousuf who was burnt with acid last year is now back in shape after a series of surgeries arranged by . She is now taking advance beauty courses in vocational training from Depilex Smileagain Karachi. The good news is that a handsome young boy got interested in her and they are engaged to be married. The wedding is scheduled on 9th October 2012, in Karachi.continue reading →

Ramadan Advocacy Fundraising Campaign

During the holy month of Ramadan, DSF launched a carefully planned advocacy campaign to help raise funds for the burnt victims. This included a TVC which was produced by DSF and was aired by leading TV channels as a gesture of goodwill and social responsibility. Liaison was also maintained by the marketing team to enable participation of DSF team in various Ramadan special live shows on leading TV channels. PTV News PTV morning show ‘Subh-e-Nau’ was a one hour session anchored by Asma. The DSF team comprised Masarrat Misbah,Hajra Asghar, Nasreen Sharif, Summi…continue reading →

Ramadan Advocacy Fundraising Campaign ARY TV Digital

During the holy month of Ramadan, DSF launched a carefully planned advocacy campaign to help raise funds for the burnt victims. This included a TVC which was produced by DSF and was aired by leading TV channels as a gesture of goodwill and social responsibility. Liaison was also maintained by the marketing team to enable participation of DSF team in various Ramadan special live shows on leading TV channels. ARY TV Digital The popular show hosted by Junaid Jamshed and Waseem Badami highlighted that domestic violence on women was against the teachings of…continue reading →

Ramadan Advocacy/Fundraising Campaign

During the holy month of Ramadan, DSF launched a carefully planned advocacy campaign to help raise funds for the burnt victims. This included a TVC which was produced by DSF and was aired by leading TV channels as a gesture of goodwill and social responsibility. Liaison was also maintained by the marketing team to enable participation of DSF team in various Ramadan special live shows on leading TV channels. AAJ TV Masarrat Misbah, Summi Khalid, and Nasreen Shariff participated in the show. Masarrat Misbah highlighted the importance of implementation of law. Summin Khalid…continue reading →

How to eradicate domestic violence from society

Domestic violence is a complex social problem. Women belonging to lower socioeconomic backgrounds usually suffer from this. A collective effort on the part of government, NGOs, welfare and community organizations can help eradicate this problem from[…] the society. Let’s take a look at the steps which can be taken towards a better and peaceful society. The government should develop a proper education system. Quality education should be redeemed in every town and village because it is a great source to make people aware of their rights and responsibilities. In our society, it has…continue reading →

Psychological Support Session for Victims in Depilex Smileagain

Dr. Zahra Haider, currently working as a Demonstrator of Behavioral Sciences in CMH Lahore Medical and Dental College visited DSF to meet the burnt victims. She shared her desire to carry out a research activity with her students holding one to one session with selected burn victims with a twofold objective,   To provide an opportunity to burn victims to express and share their feelings, suffering and hopeful journey to recovery   To educate students on how to interact with patients with special emphasis on ‘mental and spiritual’ health, which is usually ignored…continue reading →
Burnt Victim Rubina Noor’s wedding arranged by Depilex Smileagain and Geo Tv

Burnt Victim Rubina Noor’s wedding arranged by Depilex Smileagain and Geo Tv

Having a humble background, Rubina Noor belongs to a Bengali immigrant family settled in Karachi. Her father is an ‘Imam’ in the local community mosque. Following the traditions she was married to a local boy at an early age. The husband turned out to be a greedy fellow and continued with never ending dowry demands. When his wishes were not complied with, he decided to remarry and have another wife. When Rubina retaliated he threw kerosene oil on her and the flame of match box gave rise to her heart breaking screams. Her…continue reading →
Depilex Smileagain’s patients celebrate mother’s day with HUM Tv

Depilex Smileagain’s patients celebrate mother’s day with HUM Tv

HUM TV invited DSF family in its Karachi studio to celebrate Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. DSF survivors Tahira, Urooj, Rukhsana and Kanwal Qayoom alongwith her 7 year daughter joined Masarrat Misbah in the HUM TV studios. The little guest read a poem expressing love for mother Kanwal Qayoom. The DSF survivors greatfully acknowledged that although they were conceived and borne by their bioological mothers their real motherly responsibilities were looked after by Masarrat Misbah. There is no…continue reading →

Training of destitute women by Depilex Smileagain

Along with other social welfare activities covering health and education, Nedians Social Welfare Trust (SET) regularly organizes Vocational Training Courses for strengthening future of the less privileged. SET has engaged Masarrat Misbah to give beauty related sessions during the courses. The first session covered all aspect of personal grooming. During this collaboration Masarrat Misbah has put forward an initiative to train destitute women of Sind and Baluchistan from Depilex Smileagain Foundation platform. SET has agreed to provide the venue for the training. DSF will work out course contents and conduct the training.continue reading →

Psychological Support for victims in Depilex Smileagain

The effects of acid violence include serious physical harm and are disfigured for life. In addition to the inevitable psychological trauma, survivors also face social isolation and ostracism that further damage their self-esteem and seriously undermine their professional and personal future. As such psychotherapy is of vital importance. Following its holistic approach Depilex Smileagain F takes care of the survivors from surgeries to complete rehabilitation. When the patients are under medical treatment it is also important to assist them with psychological and social rehabilitation. DSF engages the services of psycho-therapists and experts in…continue reading →