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Ibrahim Hyderi's ancient neighbourhood is at least 400 years old.
The sole livelihood of these people is fishing.
Ghulam Muhammad, since the past 40 years,
has been crafting wooden ships.
The latest machines did help him pace up work
but then such bad loadshedding started happening
that he went back to using his 20 years old techniques
GHULAM MUHAMMAD BALOCH (BOAT CRAFTSMAN): There is no electricity so we have to do work like this
or if we can find a high-energy generator.
Even though the problems of these fishermen are uncountable
their biggest problem is Pakistani fishermen jailed in India.
On not being able to identity the water borders,
more than 50 children and young men are jailed in India.
KAMAL SHAH (FISHERMAN): Our fishermen, jailed for 2-3 years,
are not being released.
They say that the Pakistani government does not own them.
These neighbourhoods of fishermen also face problems when
there are heavy rains in Karachi and other parts of Sindh.
And Ibrahim Hyderi, Rehri Goth and other areas are submerged in rainwater
whose basic cause is the cut-down of trees in the area.
According to these fishermen, they earn Rs6 billion a year
but because of the huge pile of their problems and the lack of steps by government,
they do not have any money to themselves.