2017

Yearly Archives

  • Until We Meet Again…

    It was a cold weekend of December 2010, when I received a call from Aneeq. After my undergrad I had taken a year off and was busy preparing for the public service examinations. He talked about an upcoming summer project he was planning with few other friends. I will have to admit I was a […]

  • The Blue Book and Next Steps at Rabtt

    Dear friends, I have formulated this message in my mind over the last 5 months, made countless attempts at an opening paragraph, and yet words fail me as they have never done before. Last month we launched the Rabtt Blue Book – a narrative, collection, and repository of all that we have learnt, unlearnt, and […]

  • Executing Thoughts: Forming Connections

    Agate Nesaule writes, “we have to believe that even the briefest of human connections can heal, otherwise life is unbearable”. Six years ago, we started out as coffee table ideas-turned-experiments about quality education and an empathic society. Spanning these six years we advocated for the value of questions, of open-ended answers, sitting with uncertainty, and […]

  • Thank you, Rabtt!

    Written By Zahra Saleha Ahmad Rabtt, an organisation I have sporadically volunteered at for the past 4 years, will go into ‘hibernation’ on March 15, 2017. This basically means that they will close offices for some time while each of them goes off to pursue their own professional and academic careers, and continue in spirit […]

  • Nov & Dec 2016

    2016 has shown us how loss is manifested. In the form of saints leaving us, legends being snatched from us, many voices breathing their last, and cities trying to hold on to their past. We have seen a shift in the global conscience – the secluded, the narrow, has trumped over the broader and the […]