On the sunny winter afternoon of 16th February, Team Kalon set out for Ghonsala Girls Orphanage to spend a day with the young girls there, as part of their plans of grooming and empowering them. They were to leave at 1 pm from SADA, but fate had other plans. A few humble members of NCSC waited for an entire hour before the transport showed … Continue reading Stories and Balloons: An Afternoon with Kalon
Rays of sunlight permeating through the haze, struggling to dominate the atmosphere: it was a typical winter morning towards the end of December. But something special for all adventurous souls was coming up; the event “Blindfolded Wall Climbing” was scheduled for this day! Climbing, besides being a basic human instinct, helps in overcoming the fears and challenges by testing one’s limits. This year’s contest was … Continue reading Stepping in the Shoes of the Unseeing
Let’s Make Some New Resolutions! The world around me is not as bright as it used to be, Not as fulfilling, not as happy. People take their things for granted, And don’t give back to society. The world around me used to be filled with love, As we tried to please the one up above. But now we don’t even try … Continue reading One for 2018
In today’s society, it is difficult to find someone around us who does not criticize the government, the politicians, and the entire system of Pakistan for the state that it has left the country in, and for its failure to improve the conditions of the country’s populace. And yet, it is difficult to find someone putting in personal effort to contribute to improving the living … Continue reading Rebuilding Sindh: One Book, One Pump at a Time
In today’s increasingly segmented society, our foremost aim must be to remove the lines that divide us. Fortunately, there is a space where all of this comes to life: the play ground. A vast green field under a clear sky where everyone jumps with joy and leaves their pains in the dust for a blissful, fleeting moment. A place where it doesn’t matter where you … Continue reading SOS Olympiad 2017: Connecting on the Playgound!
Three years ago, on this very day, Pakistan was plunged into uncharted depths of tragedy and suffering. More than a hundred innocent children lost their lives, and more than a hundred families got destroyed. Along with them, an entire nation grieved. Now, on its third anniversary, our emotions remain the same. We still feel the same hopelessness, the same despair. We still feel our hearts … Continue reading In Memory of December 16th, 2017
It was raining cats and dogs that day. The normally blue sky was now densely coated with shades of grey, and the sun was nowhere to be seen. It was as if the earth was a container, and the clouds were its lid. Whereas, we were the poor insects trapped inside, waiting for someone or something to set us free from the shadowy atmosphere … Continue reading A Twist of Fate