Koonda Chaari: Lahore's first ever Transgender-owned food delivery service
LAHORE - According to a survey conducted in Pakistan in 2017, transgenders cover 0.005 per cent of the total population. In spite of this, they face many problems.
In recent time, many transgender individuals have emerged in various fields including TV anchor, fashion designing and now some are also performing duties in the food business.
Pakistan has seen the Transgender community making unprecedented moves for the past few years especially with news anchor Marvia Malik who went lauded globally after making a debut on the Kohenoor News channel in 2018.
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Similarly, in 2018, Farzana Jan, President of the TransAction alliance in Pakistan was being issued passport with gender classified as X on official documentation.
A Lahore based transgender activist, Moon, just started her own food delivery service by the name of Koonda Chaari in the city, Lahore a few days ago and it is getting an amazing response by the public.
After the successful opening of the food outlet, several Pakistani human rights activists had commended Moon and the ‘Koonda Chaari’ team on the self-build initiative— encouraging many others to pursue their dreams and earning a respectable living.
This is a promotional tweet for our trans sister Moon who started home cooked food delivery along with other transwomen to deliver food in offices on monthly basis in Lahore, please check it out and support their startup. For orders call 03314587868 https://t.co/LoTdj2wO6e pls RT pic.twitter.com/ZdeA6UepFa— Nighat Dad (@nighatdad) July 31, 2019
👍👍👍— Mukarram (Ex Add.Dir. NAB). Now Corruption Analyst (@ex_nab) July 31, 2019
Zabardast ! Not that's Progressive thinking. Should Stop begging and Start Doing stuff.There are so Many Respectable Jobs they can Do. But This is an ideal Example. Food biz perfect idea.— SaleemKhan (@KSal33m) July 31, 2019
Here, wishing all the best to the Koonda Chaari team and wish them the success in the world!
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