Japanese Students Visit AlKhidmat Head Office

Japanese Students Visit AlKhidmat Head Office

Lahore , 18 March 2012 -
An eleven-member group of Japanese students from Saitama University visited the Head Office of AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan. The students are on a study tour of Pakistan accompanied by their teacher Prof. Kawamato, and had visited various AlKhidmat humanitarian projects a day earlier.
The students were given a presentation by AlKhidmat office bearers and staff regarding various humanitarian projects that have been undertaken by AlKhidmat over the years, along with those which have been completed with the collaboration of the Government of Japan. They were also presented with Pakistani souvenirs.
These joint projects include 14 water filtration plants donated by the Government of Japan, seven of which have been installed in the Sindh province and an equal number in the Punjab province, as well as material aid worth US $ 0.4 Million, given as food rations, medical equipment and medicines, and tents, for flood affected people of Charsadda area, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
In turn, the students thanked AlKhidmat for the two-member team which had visited Japan after the terrible tsunami and provided assistance with the collaboration of Islamic Circle of Japan for affected people in the Fukushima, Miyagi, and other prefectures of Japan.

School Of Excellence Inaugurated

School Of Excellence Inaugurated

Mansehra ,14 March 2012 -
AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan has inaugurated yet another educational institution in its drive to raise the literacy level in the country and make education accessible to everyone. The new school, located in Al-Markaz Al-Islami, Jinnah Colony, Mansehra, and named ‘School of Excellence’, has been built at a huge cost of Rupees 3.5 Million, generously donated by Helping Hands, USA, while the land was made available by AlKhidmat. The School of Excellence was inaugurated by President, AlKhidmat Foundation Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Inayatullah Khan.
The new school offers 40% less in tuition fees to residents of the area compared to other schools, and boasts the alluring slogan, ‘Building The Nation Through Education.’ The school will initially begin classes at the Play Group, Nursery, and Prep Levels, which are soon expected to be extended up to the Primary Level.

Japanese Students Check Out AlKhidmat Projects

Japanese Students Check Out AlKhidmat Projects

LAHORE: 17th, March

An eleven-member group of Japanese students from Saitama University led by Prof. Kawamato visited the Kot Lakhpat area of Lahore to observe various AlKhidmat projects in action.

The students visited the following five projects:

Fazl-e-Noor School, which boasts of 633 students, offers classes from Pre-Nursery up to Matriculation level, and charges 60% less in fees than other schools of the area;

Nani Maria Vocational Center for women, which has 20 students and two instructors, and imparts various skills to students for a minimal fee of rupees 250/- only;

Baby Day Care Center for working parents, where each baby-sitter looks after 23 children at a nominal fee of rupees 500/- per child;

Al-Badr Dispensary, where approximately 150 patients benefit from the dispensary’s services at a negligible token fee of rupees 20/- per patient only. Apart from the usual lab equipment, the dispensary is also equipped with an ultrasound machine. It has two lady doctors assisted by eight paramedical staff.

The students also visited a water filtration plant, installed with the assistance of the Japanese government, which provides clean drinking water to residents of the area free of cost.

0.6 Million Scholarship Distribution To Islamabad Orp

0.6 Million Scholarship Distribution To Islamabad Orp

ISLAMABAD: 08th March
AlKhidmat Foundation Islamabad Region has handed out monetary Scholarship Distribution worth Rupees 0.6 Million as educational assistance among 80 orphan children residing in and around the Federal Capital Territory, Islamabad. The assistance distribution ceremony had been arranged by Regional office Islamabad.
AlKhidmat has two departments for the Scholarship Distribution of orphans, the Orphan Care Program, and the Orphan Family Assistance Program, both of which have several projects for the Scholarship Distribution of orphan children.
Gen. Sec. AlKhidmat, Mr. Abdul Shakoor and President Alkhidmat Islamabad Region Ch. Muhammad Saleem as well as Ehsanullah Qureshi, Asst. Sec. AlKhidmat, were also present at the Scholarship Distribution ceremony.

Diagnostic Laboratory Inaugurated

Diagnostic Laboratory Inaugurated

MANSEHRA, 10th March
A Diagnostic Laboratory offering the latest services with state of the art equipment has been set up by AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan on Abbottabad Road in the Chanai area of Mansehra, with the generous collaboration of Charity Australia.
This is the first laboratory in the area which will provide services round the clock and will serve an extended area with collection centers in Kohistan, Shangla, Battagram, and Balakot, saving people the time and resources to travel to Mansehra. The lab is fully equipped to carry out more than 150 types of tests related to hematology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, clinical pathology, molecular diagnostics, TCR, etc.
The people of the area are extremely pleased at the establishment of the diagnostic lab in their area as they earlier had to travel all the way to Abbottabad for lab tests to be carried out, while having to make an additional trip to pick up the test reports. The lab also has a 24 hour blood bank which provides blood on an exchange basis whenever needed.
The laboratory goes a step further in serving clients by sending them an SMS alert when their diagnostic report is ready for collection. Moreover, the lab is offering a 25% general discount to clients, as well as giving a out additional discounts to deserving people, including free tests.

ATTOCK , 08th March Just a month after handing out assistance worth Rupees 1.8 Million to orphans under its AGOSH Orphan Care Pilot Project, AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan has again distributed a huge sum of Rupees 1.7 Million with the collaboration of Qatar Charity for the support of an additional 65 orphans under its AlKhidmat Orphan Family Support Program. President, AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan, Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rahman was accompanied by representatives of Qatar Charity, Mr Muhammad Imran and Mr Mazhar, as well as by Prof. Muhammad Saeed Al-Khalifa, Vice Chancellor of Al-Zaiem Al-Azhari University, Khartoum, Sudan, at the assistance distribution ceremony.

Rupees 1.7 Million Assistance To Attock Orphans

ATTOCK , 08th March
Just a month after handing out assistance worth Rupees 1.8 Million to orphans under its AGOSH Orphan Care Pilot Project, AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan has again distributed a huge sum of Rupees 1.7 Million with the collaboration of Qatar Charity for the support of an additional 65 orphans under its AlKhidmat Orphan Family Support Program.
President, AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan, Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rahman was accompanied by representatives of Qatar Charity, Mr Muhammad Imran and Mr Mazhar, as well as by Prof. Muhammad Saeed Al-Khalifa, Vice Chancellor of Al-Zaiem Al-Azhari University, Khartoum, Sudan, at the assistance distribution ceremony.

Convention Honors Workers and Volunteers

KARACHI: 03th March
A convention organized by AlKhidmat Sindh Region was held in Karachi on March 02, 2012 to honor workers and volunteers who had participated in relief activities during, and after, the 2010-11 Flood in Sindh. President, AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan, Dr Hafeez-ur-Rahman, as well as Ex-Mayor, Karachi City,Naimatullah Khan, were also present at the occasion. Workers and volunteers who had performed outstanding work during the relief campaign were awarded shields in recognition of their services.
AlKhidmat’s selfless workers and volunteers had abandoned whatever they had been doing at the time in order to respond to the humongous challenge of providing emergency relief to thousands of affected men, women, and children. AlKhidmat’s dedicated teams had also participated in carrying out on-site operations of the severely injured, burying the dead, setting up shelters for the survivors, and later on, in the rehabilitation of the affected people as well.

2,855 Patients Benefit From Eye Camps in Sargodha District

Sargodha: 03th March
A total of 2,855 patients have benefitted from the latest Free Eye Camps set up by AlKhidmat’s Mobile Dispensaries, a project of AlKhidmat’s Health Services division.
The Free Eye Camps, staffed by nine eye specialists, twenty paramedical staff, as well as sixty-five volunteers, were set up at four locations; one at AlKhidmat Hospital Sargodha, one in Bhalwal, one in Jhawarian, and one at Chak No. 39, from February 21 – 29, 2012.
People thronged to the Free Eye Camps where AlKhidmat’s eye specialists examined them and gave out free prescriptions and medicines, including free eyeglasses.
AlKhidmat’s Health Services division regularly organizes various medical camps by way of its Mobile Dispensaries in order to provide much needed health related services to less privileged sections of the populace at their doorstep. The next Free Eye Camp will be set up in Jaswal, Chakwal District, from March 08 – 09, 2012.

Ambulance Service Extended To Totakan in the Malakand District

Ambulance Service Extended To Totakan in the Malakand District

Malakand: 25th Feb 

AlKhidmat has extended its ambulance service to include the Totakan area in the Malakand District of north-western Pakistan.

AlKhidmat Ambulance Service had previously included Butkhela and Thana areas of Malakand District. The extension to Totakan and the induction of a new ambulance to the existing fleet will greatly facilitate locals of the area in speedily reaching specialized health facilities.

AlKhidmat Evacuates Casualties in Wake of Peshawar Blast

AlKhidmat Evacuates Casualties in Wake of Peshawar Blast

Lahore: 23th Feb.
AlKhidmat’s workers, volunteers, and ambulances have evacuated the injured and corpses of dead police personnel in the wake of the bomb blast at the Peshawar High Court bus terminal at 11:00 am on Thursday. At least 16 people have died as a result of the car-bomb blast, while more than 39 have been injured.
According to details, more than 36 AlKhidmat workers and volunteers immediately rushed to the spot in the wake of the blast and began evacuating and transporting the dead and injured to the Government Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. Up to seven AlKhidmat ambulances also took part in the rescue and evacuation operation.
13 out of the 16 persons who died have been identified. Two of the dead were from Multan, while the others are from adjoining areas of Kohat Road. AlKhidmat also provided burial shrouds and coffins for all the deceased, and has transported them to their respective villages via Ambulance Service. Moreover, AlKhidmat has also arranged blood supplies for the injured.