portraits of thar
The Pursuit: Khushi Ram | Portraits of Thar
Witness the unwavering strength and resilience of Kushi Ram, a beneficiary of Thar Foundation from IslamKot, Tharparkar. He lived a life of dependency and deprivation up until he was approached by the Thar Foundation team for an artificial Limb. Despite being physically challenged, he dared to dream and did not let his disability define his fate.
Watch his inspiring journey of standing on his own feet and experiencing the true joys of life.
Cleaner, Safer and Happier: Rizwana | Portraits of Thar
Thar Foundation reaffirms its commitment to provide the Thari communities with access to safe sanitation facilities in line with SDG 6: ‘Clean Water ad Sanitation’. It is making it possible by constructing toilets in different villages of Islamkot. The main beneficiaries of the initiative are the Thari women who spend a difficult life in the absence of toilets.
One such story which is testament to the Thar Foundation’s positive impact...
The Shop of Dreams: Kalo Ram | PortraitsOfThar
Witness with us the determination of Kalo Ram (Tharparkar, Pakistan), a beneficiary of the Thar Foundation’s grant program, who had lost his limb due to an unfortunate accident in the past. After his disability, he lived a life of extreme dependency and financial difficulties
However, by dint of his determination and hardwork, and with the support of the Thar Foundation, Kalo has gotten back control of his everyday matters and is living...
Ranjhan and Sughar: The Children of Thar | Portraits of Thar
Studying at a Thar Foundation-supported school helped Ranjhan and Sughar follow their passion and become the change, at an early age, they always wanted to see in their community. Sughar, with a clear-cut demand to study, kept making people realize it’s her right to get an education and pursue her dreams. Ranjhan stood by her against all odds and strengthened his sister, Sughar, in realizing her dream to study...
Breaking Barriers: Singari Bai | Portraits of Thar
The inspirational story of Singari Bai is a great example of how women can be powerful torch bearers of a society. Singari is a dump truck driver from Thar Coal Project Block II,Sindh, Pakistan and this is her journey from living an ordinary traditional life to steering of 25 tonnes dump trucks at the SECMC mine is truly visionary...