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Sonal Dhanani


Sonal Dhanani is an educator and facilitator keen on promoting volunteerism and social action in her community. Sonal conducts “Jugnoo,” an Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board camp for children between ages eight and thirteen. The camp promotes tolerance for pluralism, diversity, and ethics. It aims to broaden the educational scope of children while inoculating a spirit of volunteerism and community service. She also infuses art and music therapy into camp sessions to further create an inclusive and supportive environment. She believes rote education must be bolstered with critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and idea exchange. This type of cultural and values exchange is the best way to challenge violent ideologies around the world. Sonal aims to expand her work into Northern and Southern Pakistan to channel energies of youth in underprivileged areas in productive ways

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