Edhi, who founded the world’s largest volunteer ambulance network, would have been 89 on Tuesday Feb 2017. Google honoring Abdul Sattar Edhi on what would have been his 89th birthday. He truly was an amazing individual. May Allah grant him the highest abode in Jannat Al Firdaws. Ameen
Edhi was born before partition in Bantva, Gujarat, India on February 28, 1928.
Google honored him on Monday with a Google Doodle, which depicts him as elderly man standing on a street with an ambulance, hospital and a woman and child.
Google Doodles have become an integral part of the company’s Web design. These drawings and animations are artistic commemorations for everything from Pac-Man’s anniversary to the World Cup to the birthday of Fred Korematsu, who fought the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Edhi created the Edhi Foundation in 1951, which had the slogan “live and help live.” Funded by private donations, the foundation provides ambulance service across Pakistan and relief aid to people worldwide. It’s also helped thousands of Pakistani orphans over the years.
Edhi died in July 2016 of renal failure, he would’ve been 89 on Tuesday.