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.

Asma Baloch – promoting girls’ education in Lyari

Asma Baloch, the Founder of WAAN, is a brave girl, who hails from the slums of Lyari, with a vision of promoting girls' education...
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Tehseen Baloch – A Renowned National Ethical Hacker from Lyari

If you think all computer hackers are bad. They steal your data, password or credit card then you would be wrong. Some hackers are...

Fahim Shad – Highlighting the voices of marginalized communities

Mohammad Fahim Shad is a Counter Violence Extremism (CVE) activist, documentary film-maker. He is founder of Mehrdar Art and Production (MAP), a Karachi based...
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Hassam Majeed – Tapping the imagination and curiosity of children

Making toys & recycling materials that were discarded and deemed useless in his childhood inspired Hassam to start an initiative called Make Easy. His model...
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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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Ghulam Mudassar – Quetta Gladiators’ Stunning Fast Bowler from Lyari

From football-mad Lyari, 19-year-old Ghulam Mudassar achieved the biggest dream of his life when he got selected to play for Quetta Gladiators at the...
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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...

Waqas Usman – Scientist from Lyari Discovered The Cancer Killing...

Pakistani biologist from Lyari neighborhood of Karachi has made all Pakistan proud with his successful discovery of cancer killing mechanism which is capable of...