The Happy Home School, Karachi
, takes children from ages three to eighteen. HHS prepares students for the Matriculation
and '0' Level Examinations.
Happy Home School celebrates the 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary of its foundation in 2009. This makes Happy Home one of the oldest institutions in Karachi.
Happy Home School was founded by Mrs. Maryam Faruqi in a house on Jamshed Road in 1949. She was born Maryam Jaffer to a distinguished business family of Poona. Her father, the late Sir Ebrahim Haroon Jaffer, was a member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, as well as a philanthropist and social worker who did much for the well-being of the Muslims of India. Her brother, the late Ahmed E.H. Jaffer, was a parliamentarian in India. After graduation, her desire to be a teacher was fulfilled when Mrs. Shirazee, the then Inspectress of Schools, prevailed upon her brothers to allow her to join the Government Teachers Training College, Poona.
After a year, her devotion and dedication to teaching was much appreciated and she was deputed by the Government for further studies. She joined C.T. College, Belgaum and secured a high position in Bachelor of Teaching. In 1947 she married Mr. Nooruddin Hasan Faruqi, an advocate and income-tax officer from Lucknow. Soon after partition, Mr. and Mrs. Faruqi moved to Karachi, where they secured a bungalow on Jamshed Road.
After graduation, she went to Nauroji Wadia College, Poona, where she won the Gold Medal of Bombay... Read More