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Persons with Disabilities in a society. The role of civil society – 1

Persons with Disabilities in a society. The role of civil society – 1

A society can not flourish without persons with disablities contributing to it. However, persons with disablities in the developed world are not disabled; in fact, some have even addressed them as differently-abled. Therefore, regardless of…
Our reaction to Mr. Amjad Hussain’s Statement in GBLA

Our reaction to Mr. Amjad Hussain’s Statement in GBLA

With all due respect to Amjad Hussain, the Leader of the Opposition, for raising a voice about persons with disablities, we do not accept the fact that special persons should only receive a stipend of…
A new hope, a new possibility. Reflecting on GB GWM’s 1st year in GB society

A new hope, a new possibility. Reflecting on GB GWM’s 1st year in GB society

Muhammad Ali once said ‘ If my mind can conceive it if my heart can believe it–then I can achieve it.” Of course, a boxer from an ethnic minority in the USA was unthinkable in…
GB Music tunes

GB Music tunes

Please listen to the tunes of Nizam Uddin and Shah Zohaib, a student of the Goodwill development center. #personswithdisablities With your support, we can teach students music; through this they can make an earnings for…
Interview with the.Ismaili UK

Interview with the.Ismaili UK

The Gilgit-Baltistan’s Goodwill Movement GB GWM is an organization working on community and skills-based development for persons with disabilities in Gilgit-Baltistan. This recently registered organization is being run by persons with disabilities, primarily students keen…
Doctors and Disabled people

Doctors and Disabled people

As witnessed during this pandemic, we all need doctors, especially our disabled community. For example, during the first wave of COVID-19 in Gilgit Baltistan, two doctors helped us identify a Ghizer patient who was hypoglycemic…
Social Work for an excluded community? What was the point? A Ray of Hope

Social Work for an excluded community? What was the point? A Ray of Hope

In the 21st century, life moves on; individuals move to cities, countries, towns, or villages; team GB GWM noticed that there was no work for the disabled communities who have been excluded from society. Society is…
A short talk on disabled rights in Gilgit Baltistan

A short talk on disabled rights in Gilgit Baltistan

30.09.2022 Gilgit: GB GWM is hosting a short talk on Disabled rights in Gilgit Baltistan tonight. Joining us are different disabled activists from Gilgit Baltistan. Do tune in. The webinar was shown on Facebook live…
Relief/Recovery for Flood Affected Individuals within Gilgit Baltistan.

Relief/Recovery for Flood Affected Individuals within Gilgit Baltistan.

Thousands of people have been affected and are highly vulnerable by severe flooding in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. Recent heavy rains in Gilgit Baltistan have killed dozens of people due to flooding and have swept away…
What is GBGM, and how have we contributed to society?

What is GBGM, and how have we contributed to society?

Gilgit Baltistan’s Goodwill Movement is a nonprofit organization that works for the betterment of disabled people in society. GBGM has tried to work on broader objectives such as skills development, poverty alleviation, and education over the…