IDARIEU Welfare Association

IDARIEU Welfare Association


Project Description

Lady IDA Augusta Rieu, daughter of the Late John Adwards J.P. of Ireland was married to Mr. J. L. Rieu. During Mr. Rieu’s postings, she was with him in Karachi and 12 other places in Sindh till 1917. On her husband’s appointment as Commissioner-in-Sindh in May 1919, she returned to Sindh where she remained until her death on 1st may, 1921.

During her stay in Karachi and elsewhere she devoted her life to various activities for social welfare, chiefly amongst the poor. She was the moving spirit in the Ladies Associations, Maternity Homes, Children’s Nurseries, Widow’s Homes and Industrial Work for the Crippled.

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