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Transforming Lives

Farms Grow Better Mangos

Despite its tremendous economic potential, Pakistan’s mango sector has been unable to capitalize on the high-end international markets. Due to the lack of modern equipment, practices and infrastructure at the farm level, the sector struggles with large post-harvest losses and the inability to supply consistent quality fruit.

Higher Education

Wali Sultan from Daska in Punjab worried he would not be able to continue his studies after his father died.  “I had always dreamed of studying in a renowned university, but I had no clue about how I would be able to complete a master’s degree and help support my family,” said Sultan.  

A Housewife Becomes an Entrepreneur

Jamila Khatoon, her husband and seven children live in Malir. This impoverished district of Karachi is a home to thousands of people with middle and lower income.  “My husband is a day laborer. His small income does not cover the family’s basic needs,” says Khatoon.

Inspiration for a Change

Shazia Mehmood* and her husband are now role models in promoting awareness on family planning in Tehsil Thull, Jaccobabad district of Sindh, Pakistan. The couple talks confidently about their decision to limit their family size to three children and wait for two years before their next pregnancy.

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Last updated: August 07, 2014

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