Tag Archives: Karachi

A knock on the door

On one Saturday afternoon 17th November 2012, lying on the sofa in my parents apartment in Karachi, I heard a knock on the door, the knock intensity and pattern didn’t match any regular visitors, so I was sure that it … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village to Build a Village

An important pre-note to this post. The example I will share with you here is one of the latest of many from the Pakistan Rotary Polio Plus Committee which has been gathering momentum over the last few years, working closely … Continue reading

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17 Fantastic Hours of Polio Eradication

The 2nd of November I feel I have to share with you this date and the details of it as the inspiration floating around this day was incredible… A beautiful early start to the day while the temperature hovers below … Continue reading

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Same presentation always different experience

  Presenting about extreme poverty in a country that actually has extreme poverty is always a bit of a weird one but I have to say the presentation is usually just as affective as it is in the developed world. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Karachi – here are your drops…

This is a great example of how the world is working to become polio-free and counteracting the reputation of city that has one of the worst in the world. Karachi is a town of 22 million (I didn’t count them … Continue reading

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Karachi… wowa Karachi…

Just as I was getting settled into Pakistani, and in particular, Islamabad life of wide streets, walks at night and civilised society it was time to head off for a visit to the behemoth of Karachi. Some say 14 million … Continue reading

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Slices of Life

I am sure there can’t be this much inspiration, interaction and appreciation as this for everyone on a daily basis? How or why this happens to me I don’t know but I will never take it for granted or create … Continue reading

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