Monthly Archives: August 2011
The rule is never talk about wifes or sisters. I learned that. The relationship between men and women is so controlled here. For example, the post on the 23rd is not so good here. But I am a foreigner, I … Continue reading
I had my first day on the field. This NGO has a project with Plan International to work in rural communities. Ok, this is still a bit unclear for me. They form forums or groups in communities, and educate them … Continue reading
Yesterday we went to McDonald’s. I had McArabia:D Today Komail left. She was here from the beginning but she had to go back to Karachi to start her college. I had a good time with her.
The day I arrived, August 11th is the national day of minorities in Pakistan (and my boss’ birthday). On August 11th 1947 father of the nation Muhammad Ali Jinnah gave his speech before the assembly to support and give rights … Continue reading
I got a flue. Apparently Pakistani eat toasts if they get sick. We drink yellow orange soda. Strange.
Yesterday I visited a Christian community in a slum. Sadly a majority of Christians live in slums here without opportunities. Drugs and alcoholism are major problems. I will upload pics to Facebook later. Later I was taken to the murder … Continue reading
I am now more familiar about what I am going to be doing here. At the moment I am getting to know this NGO by reading all kinds of documents and proposals. Probably next week I will go on the … Continue reading