February 10, 2012
U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter cheers on cricket taking part in college students of Karachi’s Deaf Attain Faculty.
U.S. Ambassador Cameron P. Munter collectively together with his spouse Dr. Marilyn Wyatt and Karachi Consul Common William Martin hosted a sports activities day on the Consul Common’s residence for 60 hearing-impaired Pakistani college students from the Deaf Attain Faculty in Karachi. Ambassador Munter, Dr. Wyatt, Consul Common Martin, American employees members from the Consulate, and the scholars participated collectively in numerous actions together with cricket, basketball, and soccer, in addition to arts and crafts, reminiscent of face-painting.
Talking on the event, Ambassador Munter said, “I’m impressed by these kids and the work of the Deaf Attain Faculty, which helps to create alternatives for thus many younger Pakistanis. Initiatives reminiscent of this one may also lay the inspiration for future people-to-people relationships between People and Pakistanis.”
Deaf Attain Faculty was established in Pakistan in 1998 by Richard and Heidi Geary, administrators of Household Academic Analysis Providers. Deaf Attain Faculties help greater than 800 hearing-impaired college students from low-income backgrounds in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, and Lahore.
The Deaf Attain Faculty supplies transportation and meal companies to its college students, along with offering them with a specialised schooling, laptop expertise programs, and artwork actions. Roughly 9 million individuals in Pakistan undergo from some type of listening to loss, together with 1.5 million profoundly deaf kids of faculty age.