Three exceptional young Pakistanis win Queen?s Young Leaders Awards

Three exceptional young Pakistanis have been chosen to win the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards for 2018.

Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi, and Mahnoor Syed have made Pakistan proud after being chosen for the award – that recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

Haroon Yasin

Haroon is dedicated to giving children from underprivileged backgrounds the chance of a good education. He is the founder of Orenda, which teaches children in Pakistan the national curriculum through an engaging digital education model. Its mission is to build a dynamic education model to help young children develop. 

Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi

Hassan uses art to help educate marginalised young people in Pakistan. He is the founder of Discovering New Artists (DNA), which provides free art education, and primary and secondary education, to students unable to afford school fees. DNA…

Original published: 2017-12-06 03:57:00 Read the full Karachi News here

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