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Shahista Story-Attabad Disaster

Shahista story-Attabad Disaster

This short film is part of a global project called ‘One day on earth’ Every year, across the planet, documentary filmmakers, students, and other inspired citizens record the human experience over a 24-hour period and contributed their voice to the world’s largest global day of media creation called One Day on Earth. Together, we create a shared archive and an ...

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Undue obligation: School administration in Gilgit engages students in classroom renovation work

Students of class 9th at the Government Boys High School No. 1 Gilgit

By our reporter The school administration at the Government Boys High School No. 1 Gilgit has started forcing students to paint classroom walls themselves, instead of concentrating on their education. It is pertinent to mention here that renovation of school buildings and related tasks are clearly the duty of the school administration. Moreover, the government allocates special fund for school ...

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How One Entrepreneur in Hunza is Using the Internet to Revitalize His Business

Glacier Breeze Restaurant stands high on a hill top just above the KKH in Passu, Gojal

By Kamran Ahmed Israr started his business in 2003 with the help of his brothers. He was revered as one of the leaders in the restaurant business sector in the area until his business growth became stagnant for some time in 2010 and gradually ran in troubles by the start of 2013. “The uncertain political situation, coupled with the unstable ...

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Women economic empowerment: A case from upper Hunza

women entrepreneur

The short film was produced by the trainees of digital social governance under a workshop conducted by Mountain Youth Resource Organization (MYRO), a youth led organizations, in upper Hunza. Twenty four (24) participants, including 13 young men and 11 young women, hailing from different villages of Gojal valley, were trained in using cell phone cameras to capture issues affecting their ...

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Water borne diseases on the rise in village Gulmit


By Nasab Saeed The number of people suffering from water borne diseases is on the rise among the population of village Gulmit, Gojal, a new study by young, local activists has revealed. More than 50 percent respondent households said one or more of their family members suffered from one or another form of water borne disease, such as sore throat, ...

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MYRO implements project ‘Digital Social Governance: Engaging Youth through Technology’


Mountain Youth Resource and Social Welfare Organization (MYRO) conducted a week long training workshop titled Digital Social Governance: Engaging Youth Through Technology, in Gulmit, Hunza. Twenty two young men and women, hailing from different villages of Gojal valley, were trained in identifying social issues and using cell phone cameras to capture and documents issues and events in their surrounding. The ...

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Importance of Sports

Need of Sports at Ghulkin Gojal

A video from Mountain Youth Resource Organization(MYRO’s) documentation of sports importance and need in village Ghulkin Gojalt, Hunza, under its digital social governance initiative, which was implemented in collaboration with AKRSP and AKYSB through CIDA funded EELY project. Share this:

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