The Azeem Pakistani (Great Pakistanis) series highlights the achievements of notable figures in various fields, such as sciences, social welfare, medicine, and humanities. Thoroughly researched and written by well-known writers in clear language and lucid style, these titles are a valuable resource for young leaders to take pride in their country and its people.
Abdul Sattar Edhi was a Pakistani philanthropist, ascetic, and humanitarian who founded the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, along with various homeless shelters, animal shelters, rehabilitation centers, and orphanages across Pakistan. He was nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, including by Malala Yousafzai. By the time of his death, Edhi was registered as a parent or guardian of nearly 20,000 adopted children of whom he was an active caretaker. In 2013, The Huffington Post claimed that he might be "the world's greatest living humanitarian".
This book includes a glossary at the end that explains the meanings of difficult words.