Edhi, the man, the idea

abdul-sattar-edhiHe created a charitable empire out of nothing, masterminding Pakistan’s largest welfare organisation. Today, Abdul Sattar Edhi is revered by many as a national hero. Content with just two sets of clothes, he sleeps in a windowless room of white tiles adjoining the office of his charitable foundation. Sparsely equipped: it has just one bed, a sink and a hotplate. Abdul Sattar Edhi waves as he journeys to his office in Karachi. – AFP

 

 

 

 

 

 

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