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Depilex Smileagain needs your help – Raising Hope for Smiles

Kanwal Qayuum, Sameena Naz, Saba Naz are the three girls selected this year by the Italian Doctors for further surgeries in Italy. These three girls were the victims of brutal acid attacks and have already gone through multiple surgeries and clinical treatments. Depilex Smileagain has not just helped them with their treatments and surgeries but also with the psychological treatments they received to heal the agonizing pain and suffering they went through as a result of these attacks. 

This year during the visits of doctors from Italy, these girls were selected for final reconstructive surgeries that will hopefully bring smiles back to their faces and bring back the life they always dreamed of living. Depilex Smileagain is calling out for your help in bearing the expenses of their visit and stay in Italy. Let’s all hope and pray that these will be the last treatments they go through to get what always belonged to them. THEIR SMILES. To donate online you can use this link or go to our website

http://www.depilexsmileagain.com

http://fnd.us/c/9P039

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Hazrat Khadija Tul Kubra (RA) Award for Masarrat Misbah of Depilex Smileagain

  masarrat misbah from depilex smileagain receiving the khadija tul kubra ra award

“I have got many awards but receiving the Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra Award is a real honor for me. An award with the title of a woman who was the wife of our Prophet (PBUH), whose courage, righteousness, and perfection in all relationships made her a role model for all women, and a successful business woman. This is the best way to be recognized for the humanitarian work that I have chosen to do since 2003.”

These were the words of gratitude by Masarrat Misbah who was honored by the Hazrat Khadija Tul Kubra Award in a ceremony held in Avari Hotel Lahore on 6th November 2012.

 

The event was organized by Pakistan Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPWO). Begum Zakia Shahnawaz, advisor to Chief Minister Punjab, was the chief guest on the occasion. Nasreen Mahdi from BPWO in her citation acknowledged the efforts of Masarrat Misbah for her humanitarian services rendered through Depilex Smileagain Foundation.

She invited the attention of the chief guest and the audience to the heinous crime of acid throwing on women and urged the government to give maximum punishment to the culprits. Begum Zakia Shahnawaz while handing over the award to Masarrat Misbah commended her contribution as an entrepreneur, a social worker and a humanitarian.

Masarrat Misbah got standing ovation by the audience when she was receiving the award.

 

 

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Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

Depilex Smileagain team attends Hijab Conference Pearl Continental LahoreInternational Hijab Conference was held at Pearl Continental Lahore on 15th September, 2012. Masarrat Misbah attended the event along with her Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) team of acid victims. It was an inspiring event that emphasized on the importance of hijab in an Islamic society by raising awareness, building a positive image of hijab and addressing the negative misconceptions on the Muslim headdress.

Mrs. Raja Ashraf (wife of PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf) appeared as chief guest and presented “Special hijab award” to Masarrat Misbah, President Depilex Smileagain foundation, not only for medical and vocational support of the acid victims but also grooming them to be ideal women with religious and cultural values .

Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

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Acid Survivor Arooj Akbar’s Wedding – Sharing Smiles at Depilex SmileAgain

A really happy time was celebrated at Depilex Smileagain Foundation when an old patient Arooj Akbar(acid victim)  tied her wedding knot. The entire DSF(Depilex Smileagain Foundation) team gave her a memorable farewell.  Musarrat Misbah gave her a stunning look on her special day. It was an epic eve encompassed by good wishes and amusement. All her Depilex friends were very happy and organized this event with a great zeal. They all bought presents for her and wished her a peaceful life ever after.

We wish her a very happy successful life.

Sharing Smiles at Depilex Smile Again Foundation

Arooj Akbar’s Wedding in Depilex Smileagain Foundation

 

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Depilex Smileagain and Stories of Extraordinary Hope

The way things were happening for last few years it was not surprising that violence on such scale took place . Just for taking revenge, one destroys another’s life. We can’t even imagine what goes through that person’s mind, who suffers from different sort of violence. It has become a common practice in Pakistan, that if a girl or a lady refuses for something or defends her for some reason they are burned by throwing acid.

Many innocent girls lost their lives, a few survive with all their dreams shattered; giving up all their hope to live a prosperous life many NGO’s are working on the rehabilitation of such women. Providing them new lives full of hope so they don’t spend their lives in fear. And here we are with few survivors who want to rise like the phoenix.

 

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Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims

Ms. Rehmana, a nurse at Mayo Hospital was subjected to acid attack by her husband while she was at duty in Mayo Hospital Lahore. Her colleague, Ms. Shazia, who was also a nurse and was sitting next to Rehmana was also burnt badly.  The culprit was beaten by the locals / public inthe hospital and is in jail.

DSF team visited the burn victims and both patients are registered with Depilex Smileagain Foundation.

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Shazia Burnt Victim

A nurse at Mayo Hospital. She was on duty with Rehmana and was sitting next to her when acid thrown.

 Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims

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Depilex Smileagain foundation and its financial auditing and reporting

Financial auditing is a very important obligation of any NGO. Not only the lives of people who the NGOs claim to be serving is at stake, but the confidence of the donators in the integrity of the NGO to which they contribute is also to be retained. Hence the best of auditors take responsibility of the task – for Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) this task is undertaken by Mohsin Mansha of Mansha Mohsin Dossani Khan & Co (MMDK).

MMDK is licensed by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). This License is hard to earn and even more difficult to maintain. Embezzlement and Misappropriation of any kind may mean the cancellation of their license, a risk no company would ever like to take.

It has been noticed that some rumors are being spread about Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF). Nowadays people don’t act wisely once a rumor is heard about any organization and they immediately start believing irrational accusations. What’s important to know is that rumors are only created to degrade the organizations and eventually affect none but the people which the NGOs are trying to help.

Instead of cultivating doubts and cutting off the rights of the much deserving Acid Attack and Burn Victims one should take out few minutes of their luxurious lives and visit Organizations to know about the authenticity of the rumors which we usually start believing in seconds. People have dedicated their lives, wealth and time for a cause. The people who they help are dependent on the support and aid which are given to them by the donators, for them this is the only source of life, hope and happiness. Please consider that before agreeing to any false information – there are lives at stake.

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