Our villager Sharif Sathio was one of the participants of the British Council Active Citizens National Exchange Programme 2014 hosted by the Pakistan Lions Youth Council (PLYC) in Multan recently.
Author Archives: Village Syed Matto Shah
Village Mithan Sathio Eleven wins summer cricket tournament
The Mithan Sathio Eleven, a cricket team of village Mithan Sathio, locally known as Dandhay Goth, has won the summer cricket tournament mutually organised by the young players of villages Syed Matto Shah and Mithan Sathio.
The purpose of this initiative by the teenagers from both the villages, led by Iqbal Sathio, was to provide an opportunity for fun and adventure during the summer vacations.
Youngsters as well as adults enjoyed the tournament matches held in nearby areas.
Anwar Ali Sathio and Abbas Sathio, being gests at the award distribution ceremony, distributed trophies to the players.
Both the guests applauded the efforts of the young villagers. “We all need to appreciate and support such healthy initiatives,” said Mr Anwar.
The ceremony was also attended by Mohammad Hussain, interim president and Noor Hassan, joint secretary of My Village Community, local community orgnisation of the villagers.
In Memorium: Gul Mohammad s/o Qazi Allah Bachayo Sathio (1972 – 2014)
Residents of Village Syed Matto Shah offer their deepest condolences on the passing away of their beloved villager, Gul Mohammad, son of Qazi Allah Bachayo Sathio.
May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace.
Sarfaraz Ali Sathio – a gold medalist from our village
Sarfaraz Ali Sathio of village Syed Matto Shah secured the first position in Masters of Science in Zoology in the specialised subject of Entomology from the University of Sindh, and received his gold medal at the 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) held at the Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan recently.
He has specialised in Entomology that is the scientific study of insects, a branch of Zoology.
“The credit goes to my parents who always encouraged me to focus on my studies,” said Sarfaraz. “My father Muhammad Haroon Sathio was a source of inspiration. He never spoke a word about how he managed my educational expenses,” he added.
Sarfaraz completed his higher secondary and secondary school education from the Fauji Foundation Higher Secondary School, Tando Muhammad Khan, and the primary education from his village at the Government Primary School Syed Matto Shah.
The community congratulated Sarfaraz and wished him the best in his future endeavours.
Chetan – one-minute mobile film
This is a 1-minute mobile film about a Hindu Kolhi boy, Chetan, from our village.
Rasool Bux Sarang
Chetan, Maglo, Mrs Maglo, Meehar and Jumman
Chetan and his parents
Teachers and students of Government Primary School, Syed Matto Shah
Mohammad Hussain Sathio
‘Village Dawn’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
By Rasool Bux Sarang using Samsung Galaxy SIII and Windows Movie Maker
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Shoukat Ali joins CSSP as Manager M&E
Shoukat Ali, who hails from the village Syed Matto Shah and now lives in Hyderabad, has joined the Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) – a non-profit civil society organisation – as Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E).
He will also serve as the first director of the National Institute of Social Education (NISE), an initiative of CSSP to enhance the human development across the country.
Previously, he worked for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as Grievances Redressal Coordinator, Sindh; the World Wide Fund (WWF) as Manager, M&E; and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as M&E officer in Pakistan.
Shoukat studied Master of Science in Rural Development at the University of Sindh, and completed his higher secondary and secondary school education from Public School, Hyderabad and Darul Uloom High School, Tando Muhammad Khan respectively.
The community congratulated Shoukat and wished him the best in his future endeavours.
Umaid Ali Sathio – from a private student to a teacher and an author
Umaid Ali Sathio – a high school teacher (HST) and an author of several books in Sindhi – could not have continued his education if Shams ul Haq Ansari of Hala had not been posted to the village as the secretary of union council Saeed Matto. He offered free tuition to the villagers, including Umaid Ali, and encouraged them to continue their secondary and higher secondary education as private students.
Umaid Ali was one of the villagers who never looked back. He did the matric from Government High School Tando Muhammad Khan, and Master of Education (MEd) from University of Sindh, old campus.
These days, apart from teaching at the Government High School Abdul Rahim Katiar as HST, Umaid Ali is busy in authoring books on the local history and culture. His published books include:
- سٺيا ذات Sathia Caste (two parts)
- سيد پريل شاه ڏاڏا سائينءَ جو تاريخي ۽ شجرائتي احوال About Syed Paryal Shah Dada Sain and his Ancestry
- سنڌ جا ڪجھ اهم شهر Significant Towns of Sindh
Employed as nutrition community mobilizer at Action Against Hunger | ACF International in Tando Muhammad Khan on November 1, 2013.
Employed as nutrition community mobilizer at Action Against Hunger | ACF International in Badin on October 22, 2013.
Employed as nutrition community mobilizer at Action Against Hunger | ACF International in Tando Muhammd Khan in July 2013.
Employed as nutrition community mobilizer at Action Against Hunger | ACF International in Tando Muhammd Khan on April 2, 2013.
Employed as sub engineer at Works and Services Department, Government of Sindh, in Tando Muhammad Khan on March 23, 2013.
Employed as assistant at the office of Executive District Officer (EDO), Tando Muhammad Khan, Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, on December 30, 2012.
Employed as Finance and Admin Officer, HANDICAP International, Thatta, on February 8, 2011.
Employed as High School Teacher (HST), Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, on May 24, 1993.
MVC Executive Committee finalises organisation structure
A meeting of My Village Community Executive Committee was held on October 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm at Noor Hassan’s Outaq in village Syed Matto Shah.
The agenda of the meeting was to finalise the office bearers and executive committee members, update the members on the registration process, and discuss the membership fees.
The meeting was attended by the following members:
The members unanimously approved as below:
Muhammad Hussain, President
Arshad Ali, General Secretary
Noor Hassan, Joint Secretary
Muhammad Aadil, Treasurer
Inayat Ali, Information Secretary
The registration committee led by Muhammad Hussain informed the members about the developments.
It was decided to collect Rs 30 as membership fee effective from December 2013.
Villagers observe cleaning day
Villagers of Syed Matto Shah observed a cleaning day a day before the Eid.
After the announcement on the social media, several villagers had expressed their desire to join the event. Most of them appeared on the day and cleaned the roads and the streets.
The activity was led by Raza Ali, a member of My Village Community Syed Matto Shah. “This was the first cleaning activity at the community level. We hope that the number of participants will increase in future,” he said.
The participants included Raza Ali, Mohammad Hussain, Zafar Ali, Rauf, Mohammad Aadil, Sharif, Sikandar Ali, Noor Hasan, Inayat, Noor Muhammad, Tariq, Ghulam Ali, Ghani, Shahid and several other villagers.