Abdul Sattar Edhi
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Abdul Sattar Edhi: A life dedicated to helping others

Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.

The Edhi Foundation is now the country's largest welfare organisation - it runs schools, hospitals and ambulance services across the country, often plugging gaps in services which the state simply fails to provide.

Aleem Maqbool reports.

  • 16 Sep 2014
  • From the section Asia
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