Waheeda Kara: Fostering Unity Through Humanitarianism

By Laura Curtis for SA Monthly Magazine (San Antonio’s #1 Contemporary Magazine)

WaheedaA terrified family, including their one-year-old child, evacuate their native country amidst war and genocide, leaving behind all earthly possessions, relatives, a family business, and life-long memories to take refuge in a foreign country. Why begin a story in such a manner?

Most Americans cannot even imagine themselves in this position. Most native-born citizens have lived in a bubble of security and stability until recent times, but this is how the life of Waheeda Kara began. If we can fathom the injustice and allow ourselves to feel even an iota of Ms. Kara’s pain, then we might begin to long for and lobby for certain changes. We might also understand the life quests of this fascinating lady and perhaps conceive as to why she works so hard at what she does.

Read this cover story of Waheeda Kara at the source (pages 275- 283) JULY 2019 ISSUE_WaheedaKara(CoverStory)



Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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