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Pakistani teacher sacrifices respect to help kids in need

In Pakistan, being a school teacher is looked down on. But that doesn’t stop 24-year-old Farrukh from following his passion and teaching kids from some of the country’s most socially disadvantaged areas.

Listen to the report by Haya Fatimah Iqbal in Karachi, Pakistan:

Pakistani teacher sacrifices respect to help kids in need

Farrukh Zaman

Farrukh, 24, knows he can make a difference in kids' lives

Mukammal

Mukammal, 15, is one of Farrukh's students

Student in Farrukh's class

Students in private school score better

Kids play outside the school

Poverty and drugs are serious problems in Farrukh's school

School building

Farrukh's school

Date

Tuesday 26.06.2012 | 12:59

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