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Lack of access to clean water kills 53,300 children in Pakistan 

By Amar Guriro

March 22, 2016 – 1:17 am

KARACHI: Every day traveling long, searching new water sources and filling water in the drums kept on donkey cart and selling it to the residents of different coastal fishermen settlements of Karachi, is a family profession of Muhammad Usman.

Finally children of village by Karachi’s biggest garbage dumping site get school

By Amar Guriro

January 22, 2016 – 12:40 am

KARACHI: For Aziza Din Muhammad Brohi, getting further education would likely to come to an end by next year when she would celebrate her tenth birthday. The reason is the answer that non-existence of the middle or high school in the proximity of her small remote village-Noor Muhammad.

Indian pangolin released into Khirthar National Park

By Amar Guriro

December 23, 2015 – 12:01 am

KARACHI: Officials of Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) and World Wildlife Fund for Nature–WWF-Pakistan jointly released Indian pangolin (manis crassicaudata) on Monday into Khar Centre of Khirthar National Park located around 45 kilometres from Karachi.

WWF-Pakistan initiated a programme of tackling ghost fishing in Pakistan         

By Amar Guriro

December 13, 2015 – 2:59 am

KARACHI: WWF-Pakistan has initiated a programme for talking the threat posed by ghost fishing considering it to be becoming a serious issue in Pakistan. Various types of fishing gears are being used in Pakistan.

​​​World Toilet Day: In Thatta, villagers learnt to construct toilets on their own

By Amar Guriro

November 19, 2015 – 3:21 am

KARACHI: Until two years back, Marium Khaskheli, a resident of a remote village Moosa Khaskheli in deltaic region of River Indus, the country’s lifeline, has never imagined that her village would be so clean. “It was full to filth, children used to defecate openly and adults members were visiting nearby fields to respond call of nature, almost everyone in the village had often falling ill and minor children were suffering with diarrhea,” she recalled.