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Nominee Profile

Name: Farhan Wilayat Butt
Category: Muslim Volunteer of the Year
Total Votes: 8

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List of the nominee's achievements:

Mr. Farhan Wilayat Butt has achieved following awards/ accolades during past few years: 1. "Peace Ambassador Award" for the year 2017 from Corporate Ambassador Magazine, Islamabad. 2. "Abdul Sattar Eidhi Peace Award" for the year 2017 from Hunarmand Times Magazine, Lahore. 3. "Guru Gobind Singh Award" of year 2017 from Singh Sangat of Shri Nankana Sahib. 4. "Pakistan Youth Icon Award" of year 2016 from United Nations & Youth Revolution Clan, Lahore. 5. "Youth Icon Award" of year 2016 from Ilham, Bahawalpur in May 2016. 6. "Youth Achiever Award" of 2016 (under category of Interfaith Harmony) in April 2016. 7. "National Minorities Award" of year 2015 from Sada-e-Aqliat Foundation (Lahore, Pakistan) in National Minorities Award Ceremony held on May 2015 on my services for minorities and welfare of society. 8. Awarded by Mattie Stepanek Foundation (USA) a "Peace Activity Certificate" for conducting a peace-session under title of "Few Hours in the Memories of Mattie Stepanek" in Lahore, Pakistan. He has also been nominated for Youth Icon Award for the year 2017 by I Care for Youth organization in Hyderabad. The award distribution ceremony will be held on 19th August 2017.

The impact and influence the nominee had on the Muslim word:

HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES: At present, the humanitarian activities of Mr. Farhan Wilayat Butt include; 1. Sindh Water Relief Project: Farhan started a project under title of "Sindh Water Relief Project" for constriction of water-wells and installation of hand-pumps in the villages of interior Sindh (especially in Tharparkar, Umerkot and Sanghar districts of Pakistan) where clean water is not available and the locals are bound to drink brackish water. 2. Distribution of Sewing Machines & Wheel-Chairs: He arranges sewing machines for widows and wheel-chairs for disabled persons. 3. Fund-Raising: He arranges fund-raising for retired artists who are facing financial constraints/ physical illness.

The impact and influence the nominee had on the world and humanity:

INTERFAITH PEACE & HARMONY: Mr. Farhan Wilayat Butt is working for peace and interfaith harmony and his present activities and inventions include: 1. Pakistan Peacekeeping Mission: He formed a group of volunteers (Pakistan Peacekeeping Mission) to raise his voice for the rights and protection of religious minorities in Pakistan, as well as, to reduce religious extremism, racial intolerance and sectarian violence. 2. Peace Tours: He arranges peace tours to the different religious/ sacred areas (associated with different faiths and religions) for interfaith harmony and proper understandings among the people associated with different religions. 3. Interviews of Prominent Minority Figures: He conducts interviews of prominent minority figures (associated with different fields and professions) for various local and international magazines. 4. Short Theater Performances: In order to create unity and brotherhood among all Pakistani people regardless of cultural, religious, sectarian and ethnic differences among them, he conducts short theater performances along with my dramatic team on different occasions/ festivals.

How the nominee’s activities and achievement will continue to impact and influence in the future:

Mr. Farhan Wilayat Butt is committed to continue his humanitarian services and interfaith activities. He has a mission to reduce poverty and water-problem from Sindh province and for this purpose his project (Sindh Water Relief Project) is still continued. Further, his another project on interfaith (Pakistan Peacekeeping Mission) is also continued for last many years for rights and protection of religious minorities in Pakistan.

List of any references that support the nomination, i.e books, magazaines, websites, ..etc

MyVoiceUnheard.Com has published the following article on the humanitarian and interfaith services of Mr. Farhan Wilayat Butt: