The Promising Story of Akhuwat

When your foundation is built on a vision of eradicating poverty, educating the less privileged, empowering the marginalized, spreading humanity, teaching principles of compassion and equity; then you are bound to make a powerful impact in the society and become a promising reality. Akhuwat organization is one such reality which hopes to alleviate poverty by empowering socially and economically marginalized families through interest-free microfinance and...

When Muniba Mazari’s life changed, she decided to change lives.

Even if we imagine something dreadful happening to us, we get numb just by the thought of it! Muniba Mazari, now a famous Pakistani activist, speaker, role model, singer, and painter was once bedridden in a hospital for two years straight. Her tragic road accident left her in a state of physical and mental trauma- but the warrior in her...

Karachi festival 2017 “where women supported women”!

What a joy it was to see women entrepreneurs measuring their success from the smiles on their customer's faces. Ever realize what we need in Karachi? For starters, Women helping and promoting one another, men supporting women, karachites escaping the scorching heat by gulping waffle ice cream, brownies, khouswey, and other delicious goodies. Spending Eidi on new clothes, jewelry, décor...

The Indie Arts and Craft Show

Indi Arts & Crafts
The fourth in a row, Indie Arts & Craft Show was held on the 16th of July, Sunday, at the Royal Rodale Club under The Crafter's Guild. Over 70 participants from Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad and Dubai attended the event to showcase their various skills. This event assists 85 percent women-based enterprises.    The artwork includes paintings, illumination art, stationary, paper craft,...

fostering new hope; A future in better hands

We are telling you a story of hopes, dreams, and future. It is not a usual story of any school being adopted by some organization. Instead, it’s a story of passion, enthusiasm and hard work. It is a story about sharing responsibilities, a story about energetic youth that is willing to give without receiving back. It is a story...

You Do Not Deserve To Be Bullied!

Speaking to those who have been bullied, you never deserved that kind of treatment! Speaking to those who are being bullied, stand up for yourself now! Speaking to those who actively bully, seek out help because you are better than this!  Like any other problem - bullying needs to be taken seriously too. The victims of bullying, harassment, and abuse often end up...

Artists Beautify Our Office Walls!

This Friday, KRL Creatives held an office makeover event by some very talented artists who made some fabulous designs on the boring white walls and transformed their working space into the epicenter of one big, lively party complete with the best snacks and music! These enthusiastic people came to the office in batches and didn't know each other in the...

How to Recognize Depression

Depression is something which creeps on you quietly. It feels like another bad day, but it's not. You continue to stay in this state of mind and put on a social face whenever you have to. It starts to cost you more and more every day, you start shutting your friends and family think there’s no one or nothing...

The Not So Sindhi, Sindh Fair!

With extreme excitement after seeing the event page on Facebook, I decided to participate as an attendee at the Sindh Fair. Woke up the next day got dressed in a traditional Sindhi way and started an hour-long journey from my house to Karachi University. The setup looked great, while parking my car, the level of excitement I held increased and...

10th Aalmi Urdu Conference 2017

Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari in the 10th Aalmi Urdu literature conference
The Foundation of the International Urdu Conference (Aalmi Urdu Conference) celebrated it's 10th glorious year of Urdu Literature, poetry, prose and plays at the Karachi Arts Council. In the pace of modernization, The Arts Council Of Karachi opened its doors to a five-day conference solely to celebrate the ideology of Allama Iqbal, love and passion of Bulleh Shah and the...