Stories and Balloons: An Afternoon with Kalon

  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

Stepping in the Shoes of the Unseeing

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

Rebuilding Sindh: One Book, One Pump at a Time

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

SOS Olympiad 2017: Connecting on the Playgound!

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!

In Memory of December 16th, 2017

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