“I had always wanted to debate but I used to be very under confident. I would start shaking and would be overcome by nerves. Then I gave a trial at my O levels school for an MUN. The person taking the trial just took one look at me and said “You will just insult the … More ‘Why should I let him define what I can or cannot do?’
When I was 12 years old, I came across the idea of donating your hair to be made into wigs for cancer patients. I was immediately intrigued. Since a young age, I’ve always looked up to the people who are active volunteers in community service. I believe these are the strong, hard working people who … More Donating My Hair – a big change but a great experience.
“My friends told me they were all coming to Nixor so I came here too. But they ditched me at the last minute. Now I’m here by myself.”
“I developed anxiety and depression when I came to Nixor. A lot of things were happening together and I tried to use ECAs as a distraction. I got involved in Nixor Corporate and worked very hard for my entity. There was a lot happening in my life, and all of that coupled with severe family … More ‘Many times I plaster a smile to my face and try to hide the battle inside’
This GSD, TSKL conducted their project, Blue Sky near Bilawal House from 26th of December through 6th of January. Blue Sky is one of the many projects TSKL operates, and as the name suggests, it is a project which breaks the stereotypes usually attached to education by showing that knowledge could be imparted without the … More TSKL – Blue Sky
“In my AS year, I got 3 Cs in Sciences and an A in Psychology. Forced to start from scratch, I made up my mind to retake 2 of my Cs and took 1 accelerated course, left Psychology, my only A, and hard-earned TA-ship alongside, to focus on my sciences. While all my friends were … More ‘It was an extremely rough time for me.’
After two weeks of training at Al-Zohra, entity Taleem Sab Kay Liye (TSKL) was able to execute the “Al-Zohra Theatre” in collaboration with Nixor Productions, with Nixor Log-X as the logistical partners. A number of children participated from Al-Zohra, either in the form of actors in the different skits, or as audience. Soha Shahzad, CEO … More TSKL – Al-Zohra Theatre
“After my mother’s iddat she got up and took care of everything so flawlessly that I couldn’t help but be in awe. She made sure that after Papa, our lifestyle remained the same. My siblings and I still live in the same house and go to same schools. She drives us to school in the … More ‘She is the real fighter.’
“May 19th, 2012 2:20 pm. Three gunshots fired right in front of our house and snatched my father from me. He was waiting for my mum in the car outside our house when they shot him. We later found out it was target killing. My siblings and I were fortunate enough to not be there … More ‘It wasn’t the time to be strong’
To the hero inside you I salute And for the pain you’ve yet endured Moments of sorrow rise and ebb away May your heart never go astray Through the maze of life may you choose the right route And to that I will salute Don’t resent how much of your time I take Time my friend is just another grenade Past the frown to the person deep down Rise high above with your wings in skies untamed If your heart could sing composers would not be able to put together the symphony The softest ever made Feel free to rage, but do come out Of that suffocating cage Let your heart beat to its strength You’re a poem that needs to be read over and over again We need to read between the lines Because every being fights a battle inside I know it’s hard But the person inside you is who you have to be Our definition is not the dirt or the seed But the flower we choose to be Believe me when I tell you I know why you put up that guard I know it’s hard Your beauty is in your imperfection So lift your heart from the depth of disparity’s ocean You’re you That’s why a part of me is yours forever Because I salute you – you’re a gem of a character.