Life in Pakistan

July 11, 2021

The second-hand goods market in Quetta and the things we bought and sold

In this part of the article series, educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote about a famous market in Quetta where goods brought by the ‘suitcase trade’ were sold. […]
July 12, 2021

A colourful Eid ul-Adha memory from the village Bamabala

Educationist Doğan Yücel wrote a memory of from an Eid-ul Adha he experienced while working in Lahore years ago. He explained how the sacrificial animal shares […]
July 13, 2021

Biology teacher Züleyha Özşahin (1): Getting to know Pakistani culture and people was one of the best things in my life

Züleyha Özşahin is a teacher in love with her profession. When she was still a high school student, she dreamed of going abroad for teaching, but […]
July 14, 2021

Punjab Education Minister’s trip to Turkey and scholarship exams

In the fourth part of the article series, educationist Doğan Yücel narrated how the PakTurk scholarship exams started in Lahore and how they spread throughout Pakistan […]
July 19, 2021

Biology Teacher Züleyha Özşahin (2): If they said, ‘You can go to Pakistan again’, I would go there without a second thought

We publish the second part of our interview with Züleyha Özşahin, a biology teacher who worked at the PakTurk Schools for 4.5 years. In this part, […]
July 21, 2021

Unforgettable Eid memories from Turkey to Pakistan

Educationist Rüveyda Arslanhan embarked on an imaginary journey on the morning of Eid al-Adha, which she spent far away from her family home in Turkey and […]
July 23, 2021

For PakTurk teachers, Eid al-Adha meant …

Education volunteer Taner Koçyiğit wrote about how they spent Eid al-Adha in Pakistan. He explained what Eid meant to the PakTurk staff and what they did […]
July 23, 2021

Everyone at our doorstep got their share of the sacrificial meat

Educationist Taner Koçyiğit continues to narrate his memories of the Eid al-Adha. In this article, he wrote about the interesting events that took place during the […]
July 26, 2021

Opening of the first hostel in Lahore

Turkish teacher Doğan Yücel wrote about the scholarship exams they held while he and his colleagues were working in Lahore in 2005 and the conditions under […]