The Case Studies are based on details as narrated by the acid burn survivors. As such Depilex Smileagain Foundation is not accountable for the credibility of the incidents
Bushra Shafi is 48 years old woman. When she got married, she had to face social taunts from her in-laws for not bringing enough dowries. Her husband including in-laws demanded money from her. It was impossible for her to fulfill their demands because she belonged to a poor family. One day at her refusal her husband got furious. He split kerosene oil and lit her on fire. After that, he pulled out her tongue and threw acid on it. It was so painful moment for her. She went to the nearest hospital for the emergency services. Since then, she has undergone more than 50 surgeries. The surgeries were extremely painful for Bushra. The surgeries also had many adverse effects on Bushra’s health. She registered with Dexpilex smileagain Foundation (DSF) in 2005. Masarrat Misbah welcomed Bushra with warmth and arranged for her surgery. Bushra has completed free of cost beautician course from Depilex and now works at Depilex as an employee. She also stitches ladies clothes at her home.