Born on 28 February 1928 Bantva Manavadar, Gujarat, India
Died at age: 8 July 2016 (aged 88)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Abdul Sattar Edhi built a nationwide network of humanitarian centers offering a wide range of life-saving and shelter services to the people of Pakistan, irrespective of caste, creed, race, and religion. Edhi wasn’t just an ordinary human with a big heart filled with love for all people, he was a living and walking example for many.
In the world of selfish and cheats who only care for money and fame, Edhi was the one who sacrificed his own life and youth for the sake of humanity. He was the soul supporter and guardian of many orphans, he took care of them like his own.
For his efforts and divine deeds, his name is written in the history of Pakistan with a golden pen.
Who is Edhi?
Abdul Sattar Edhi, عبدالستار ایدھی was a Pakistani humanitarian, altruist, he was also a philanthropist despite being from a poor background himself he would gather donations for the sake of helping mankind
and helpful who established the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world’s biggest volunteer emergency vehicle network, alongside destitute safe houses, creature shelter, recovery focuses, and halfway houses crosswise over Pakistan. After his demise, the Edhi Foundation is controlled by his child Faisal Edhi.
What did he do?
Over his lifetime, the Edhi Foundation extended, supported totally by donations and Collections for the purpose of helping humanity and nothing else, which included setting up a system of 1,800 minivan ambulances. Till the time of his death, Edhi was enrolled as a caretaker and legal guardian of around 20,000 children.
He is in respect, referred to as Angel of Mercy and is viewed as Pakistan’s “most regarded” and incredible figure.
In 2013, The Huffington Post guaranteed that this Pakistan humanitarian may be “the world’s most noteworthy living humanitarian”.
He indeed was a big source of respect and pride for Pakistan because of his selfless, considerate and nobe deeds.
His international award collection
Edhi dedicated his entire youth till the last breath to his death for the sake of humanity, he was an idol, a living example of the word selfless. For his efforts and endeavors
Edhi was nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, including by Malala Yousafzai. Edhi received several awards including Gandhi Peace Award, Ahmadiyya Muslim Peace Prize and the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize.
What names were he given for his selfless acts?
Angel of Mercy
The Richest Poor Man