Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Yesterday we had to visit the "Slums" to run a campaign "Awareness about Iron deficiency in women" for our project "Development support Communication".We were given the task of educating those women who normally earn their livelihood by working in home to home.
When we first entered in the area where they had their camps, to be honest we all were reluctant to go inside. There was no sense of hygiene among people and their kids had some weird diseases which could be a great hindrance for our awareness campaign.Finally we managed to overcome over reluctance and asked few questions which showed that they are deprived of the basic necessities of life, which was also obvious from their lifestyle. I was feeling pity but at the same time those poor,illiterate people who are like an
Though they are contented with what they have, but isn't it the duty of government to care for its people? whats their fault?If one realizes, they contribute most to the workforce of Pakistan.They are also equally the citizens of Pakistan like me & like you, then why are they deprived of every happiness?
They have no concern if the world has got innumerable achievements in the field of I.T, It doesn't matter to them that the man has landed on to the moon.These simple people just question for a two times meal.
We can change our Pakistan, we can make Pakistan a better place to live, a heaven on Earth infact- we just need to think over it sincerely~