by Qasim Shah
Karachi, July 3: Members of the Ismaili Boys Scouts Group – Gulmit Unit, have purchased a new sound system for facilitating social events in the village. The scouts had started a fund raising movement for purchase of the equipments and were able to raise over 150,000 rupees, in a span of two months, mainly from people and organizations of the village. Members of the purchase team packed the equipments in Karachi and want to use it on 11th July, the Imamat Day of His Highness the Aga Khan.
Talking to this correspondent in Karachi members of the purchase team said that they were excited about their efforts and would continue to work for resolving small and large issues of the region through collective and systematic action. “This is not a very big contribution”, said a member of the team, “but it shows that if we work with honesty and determination we can help betterment of our society.
The scouts group has started various civic engagement projects in the region, whereby member are able to contribute voluntarily for reducing various issues.