Bilquis Edhi
Bilquis Edhi

14 August 1947 – 15 April 2022

Country: Pakistan

The wife of the late Abdul Sattar Edhi, Bilquis Edhi was a professional nurse and philanthropist in her own right. She ran several non-profit organisations for orphans, widows, and elderly people. Serving the nation for more than 50 years, she was known by the honorific title β€œMother of the Nation”. In 2015, she received the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice.

Source of Influence: Philanthropy, Charity & Development

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