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Google honours Pakistan’s ‘Angel of Mercy’ with doodle

Google honours Pakistan’s ‘Angel of Mercy’ with doodle

Google pays tribute to ‘Angel of Mercy’ Edhi with doodle on his 89th birthday.

Google honored Abdul Sattar Edhi with a Google Doodle, which is a tribute from Google to his organization’s welfare services elderly, Doodle depicts a man standing on a street with an ambulance, hospital and a woman and child.

On Tuesday 28th February, which is the 89th birth anniversary of well-known humanitarian of the world Abdul Sattar Edhi, Google honoured him with a doodle of the man who was fondly known as the ‘Angel of Mercy’.

Here’s what was posted on Google’s doodle section about the Pakistani philanthropist about the social worker:-

“In 1951, he established the Edhi foundation, which is funded solely by private donations. The foundation, which operates 24 hours a day, provides a variety of social services from homeless shelters to medical care, all free of charge and has helped thousands of people around the world in times of need. Most notably, the foundation operates the world’s largest volunteer ambulance network in Pakistan. “In my entire life I have driven no other car except my ambulance,” Edhi said.

Abdul Sattar Edhi was an award-winning philanthropist and humanitarian. Known in Pakistan as “Angel of Mercy” and “Pakistan’s Father Teresa” for his social work that also won international acclaim, Edhi established a welfare foundation almost six decades ago that he oversaw together with his wife, Bilquis Edhi.

Abdul Sattar Edhi was born on February 28, 1928 in sub-continent Gujarat but then migrated to Karachi Pakistan after partitioning. Legend Edhi realize the people in Pakistan were without shelter, food medicine and clothing, he begged people for donations. Edhi at early start established a small room he had into a dispensary which serviced the poor.

In 1951, he established the Edhi foundation, which is funded solely by private donations to help the poor, hungry and destitute in Pakistan.

The Edhi foundation has helped thousands of people around the world in times of need, including survivors of Hurricane Katrina and thousands of Pakistani orphans.

Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away on July 8, 2016 from kidney failure. During the last days of his illness, Edhi stated that he preferred to be treated in Pakistan rather than abroad and earned further laurels from the general masses.

Thousands flocked to the National Stadium of Karachi when he had died to partake in his funeral, which was followed by a guard of honour by the army before he was laid to rest.

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