Abdul Sattar Edhi is head of the Edhi Foundation, the world's largest ambulance help service and charity. Together with his wife, Bilquis Edhi, he received the 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. He is also the recipient of the Lenin Peace Prize and the Balzan Prize. Edhi is a Muslim of the Memon community. On September 22, 2010 Edhi was awarded an honorary degree of Doctorate by the University of Bedfordshire.