Daastan's product Qissa ranks top 10 out of 3500+ applicants of the Telenor Youth Forum 2018. The award was given to us on presentation in which Founder Syed Ommer Amer identified how we at Daastan are enabling authors to monetize their time, content and skills through Qissa
Daastan launches its very first initiative of Punjabi writing - Likh Punjabi, in collaboration with Punkabi Parchar. Likh Punjabi encourages Punjabi writers to reach out to us with their stories, for a chance to see them published and brought to print
Daastan collaborates with White Falcon Publishing and Outcast Magazine, to bring Literati South Asian Award for Micro Fiction competition to their community. The top stories will see their work published and brought to print with Daastan.
Our youngest crowdfunded author from Sindh, 15 year old Lareb Soomro, defied all odds to become the distinguished writer she is today. Hers is a story of resilience and perseverance that we can all learn from.