Heroes Of lyari

Heroes of Lyari. We aim to bring forward a softer image of Lyari through stories of the youth. This section is dedicated to the potential youth of Lyari, who are awakening to their fullest potential, who are rising up, who are inspiring others, and who are creatively dreaming themselves awake to a new reality of thriving, sustainable, innovative, creative, playful, peaceful, loving and unified surrounding.

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Mahira Ahmed Miyanji – Empowering Women through Sports and Education

Mahira Ahmed Miyanji   Mahira Ahmed Miyanji, a social figure, who came out for women empowerment through free education and other skill development programs. She started...
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Basit Ali: A passionate football player from Lyari

  In 2009, Basit Ali, a footballer from Lyari, witnessed his dream to come true. He was selected for National Football Team of Pakistan and...
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SAMA IBRAHIM BALOCH – A GIRl WITH VISION TO BE AN...

Lyari is rising. Now that the gang war has been eliminated, people of Lyari are once again doing the things they used to enjoy,...
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USMAN KHAN – PURSUING CREATIVE CALLING

What do you want to become? Whomever you ask this question, you’ll get the answers similar. Doctor or engineer or pilot. That’s it, and nothing...
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Saqib Haroon – Taking the lead to empower Lyari youth

Once Lyari was not an easy place for a kid to grow up in. It had this reputation of being dangerous because at 3...
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Dr. Rafat Ansari – Lyari Dreams Can Come True

  Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” This is a story of a young Lyari boy (now Dr. Rafat...
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UZMA HAYA BALOCH – INSPIRING THROUGH MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS

Some people devote much time and energy to get the skills required for drawing and painting and some people have a natural tendency to...
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Maikan Wahid Baloch – Female football player from Lyari determined against...

Football is woven into the very fabric of Lyari. The love for football is so deep that you will find at least one member...
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Yasin Baloch – Teen Filmmaker from Lyari with Strong Messages in...

Teen filmmaker Yasin Baloch is 19 years talented filmmaker from Lyari. Yasin took filmmaking up as a hobby along with some classmates that quickly...
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Mahin Wahid Baloch – A Wave of Change for Street Children...

It is a pride seeing girls creating their identity in Pakistan, where it is hard to even raise voice for their rights. Meet one...