by Uzair Bakhtiar On the 29th of April 2019, NUST Community Services Club hosted its annual farewell for the graduating batch in all its pomp and glory. The spacious SMME seminar hall was chosen as the setting for this auspicious eve. The Mughlai theme was clearly on show as the hall was soon embellished by a plethora of colors. The event kicked off rather stirringly … Continue reading A Reflection, a Thank You, and a Farewell
By Muhammad Ahmad Hassan “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” Our folks at NCSC aim to give all these things to the witty minds and innocent souls of orphanages in NCSC’s favorite, and rightly so, project, Orphans Know More. To spread joy is a divine … Continue reading Spreading Hope and Joy at Orphans kNOw More!
by Rama Ali Rewinding to a few days before event day, Catch the Trash 1.0 was introduced with a one-of-a-kind handmade panaflex by which everyone was, beside themselves, awed. A panaflex made of cloth and newspapers and NOT plastic. From the get go, we made sure that this drive was completely litter-free! This cleanup drive was organized in collaboration with WWF on the 20th and … Continue reading The Inside Story on Catch the Trash 1.0
by Mahnoor Qureshi and Rama Ali 1. If you’re an Islamabadi, you’ll know: Islamabad may be the most beautiful capital in the world, but it certainly does struggle to manage its waste. The struggle is very real for all residents including us ‘Cleanions’ with our acute sense of cleanliness; with the garbage dump gathering at the end of the street, the smell of the overflowing container … Continue reading Four Reasons Why You Should ‘Catch The Trash’
By Mahnoor Qureshi The Aghosh Al-Khidmat Orphanage is a rather understated building tucked in a far corner, on a very steep road. As you enter, an elderly man asks you to make an entry of your visit in a register, and the female caretaker tries to get the children who’ve managed to run out the open gate in your wake, back inside. Soon after you … Continue reading Exercising the Body and Mind With Orphans kNOw More!
By Mahnoor Fatima After years of spreading joy and laughter at the Aghosh Orphanage for boys, trying to color their lives, grooming them and enriching them psychologically, NCSC’s favourite project ‘Orphans kNOw More’ wanted to extend its family. With this goal in mind, a long search in the twin cities ensued at the end of which OkM finally found a new home in the Apna … Continue reading Paper Frogs Leap as ‘Orphans kNOw More’ Extends its Family
By Arooj Kazmi Blood Donation Drive’19, spanning four days from 2nd to 5th April, was the epitome of determination and magnanimity. IGIS ground, where the blood donation camp was set, became a halo of lively energy, as scores of NUSTians, both students and faculty members, came along in unison for a noble cause. What made this event so special, you ask? Well, anyone present at … Continue reading One Land, One Blood: Serving the Nation One Pint at a Time!