Farieha Aziz in Newsline:
Just how important livestock is to the rural population can be gauged by the fact that many of the interior’s flood affectees spent their entire lives’ earnings on transporting them to safe ground along with their families when the waters surged.
Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is looking for volunteers for its stall at this year’s DAWN’s All About Lifestyles exhibition. The dates and times are given below:
Friday, doctor November 5, dosage 3pm to 10pm
Saturday: November 6, 11am to 10pm
Sunday: November 7, 11am to 10pm
Guest post by volunteer Melanie Parkinson:
prostate Thatta district” width=”140″ height=”105″ class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-1194″ /> October 10: It’s only after we finish our work for the day and are given a tour of the village by a local teacher that we realize exactly how important the work that PAWS is doing here is. As outsiders (it’s our first day in Pakistan), we have no frame of reference for anything that we’re seeing – we don’t know what these fields used to be like and while we’re working, most of the village is hidden from view, so we can just see water marks on one or two buildings and a skirt of mud around the random patches of sugar cane that has survived. But once we are taken into the village, it quickly becomes clear that the animals are all these people have left. Continue reading