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The Poor Man's Van

ABDUL SATTAR EDHI and BILQIS EDDLO EDHI created a social welfare and health network second to none in Pakistan and has dedicated their lives in finding homes for the abandoned, providing training and livelihood to the illiterate, and giving the unclaimed or impoverished dead the proper Muslim burial.

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Written By

Gidget Roceles Jimenez

Illustrated By

Mark Ramsel Salvatus III

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Created a social welfare and health network second to none in Pakistan and has dedicated their lives in finding homes for the abandoned, providing training and livelihood to the illiterate, and giving the unclaimed or impoverished dead the proper Muslim burial. ABDUL SATTAR EDHI and BILQIS EDDLO EDHI received the 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. The Board of Trustees recognizes their giving substance in an Islamic society to the ancient humane commandment that thou art thy brother’s keeper. 

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10

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10 x 8 x 0.05

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Soft Cover

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This series is partnership project of The Bookmark, Inc. and Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation to bring inspiring stories of real-life heroism to children all over the world, so that they may grow in their love of country, compassion for their fellowmen, and perserverance to achieve worthwhile goals anchored on strong personal values.

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