Peshawar: The biannual board meeting of Alkhidmat Disaster Management program was held in Peshawar. All members of the borad attended the meeting while Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan KPK chapter President Khalid Waqas chaired the session. During the meeting, the progress reports of Disaster Management program were discussed. It was decided that more than one hundred first-aid training workshops will be arranged in 2018 for better preparations to handle emergency situations.
Peshawar: In a bid to provide local orphan children with equal opportunities, AKFP is set to establish a new Aghosh Home in Charasadda, KPK. The project will cost PKR 190 million approximately. The orphanage will be dedicated to provide educational, residential and recreational facilities. More details regarding the project will be shared later on.
Peshawar: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan, in collaboration with Child Protection and Rehabilitation Trust (CPRT), has inaugurated a new Child Protection Center in Peshawar. Peshawar District Nazim Arbab Muhammad Asim inaugurated the center while AKFP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Khalid Waqas and CPRT Founder Dr. Altaf Qadir Khatak were also present on the occasion. The center will be dedicated to provide basic educational and rehabilitation facilities to the street children to prepare them to join formal schools.
Lahore: Team of Alkhidmat Volunteers participated in rescue operation following yesterday’s blast near Raiwind, Lahore along with 3 ambulances. As many as 12 volunteers shifted the injured and dead bodies to Sharif Medical Complex and Jinnah hospital and also arranged blood donations for severely injured people.
Lahore: Continuing its humanitarian activities, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has delivered the relief goods to Syrian Refugees in collaboration with Turkish welfare organization HAYRAT Foundation. MNA Aisha Syed distributed Food Packages among Syrian families on the occasion.
Meanwhile, fresh relief activities have also been performed for Rohingya Refugees in Bngladesh. The activities included establishment of Child Home where Rohingya children get free education and food, installation of Water Hand Pumps and establishment of Free Medical Facility for examination and provision of medicines to the refugee families. The activities have been sponsored by KOHATIANS Alumni Association of Cadet College Kohat.
Islamabad: AKFP President Muhammad Abdus Shakoor held a meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul at Turkish Embassy, Islamabad. Representatives of Turkish Aid Agency TIKA Emre Ektuna and Ibrahim Kitrichi, AKFP Assistant Secretary General Mian Babur Hameed and AKFP Executive Director Shahid Iqbal were also present in the meeting. Both sides discussed the possibilities of mutual collaboration in the field of humanitarian welfare services inside Pakistan and other countries. They agreed to take the long-standing relation between AKFP and Turkish organizations to a new level.
Upper Dir: Following the publication of a news report about 10-year-old bonded labourer in Mardan district, local volunteers of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan paid his family’s debt and got him free of the so-called contract. The AKFP has also provided Jalaluddin with school books and other necessary things, and now he has been admitted to class 4 in a local school in Upper Dir. The AKFP will continue to provide necessary support to Jalaluddin and his family. It may also be noted here that Jalaluddin’s father Sheroo Kaka is a cancer patient and he had contracted his son into bonded labour against a debt of PKR 50,000.
Lahore: The annual meeting of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Central Punjab chapter’s General Council was held on Sunday to review the year 2017 and plan for 2018. Mian Waqas Waheed chaired the session while Rao Muhammad Zafar, President AKFP Punjab chapter, General Secretary AKFP Punjab chapter, and Hafiz Irfan Hafeez General Secretary AKFP Central Punjab chapter also attended the meeting. Different proposals regarding ongoing and new welfare projects were were discussed on the occasion.
Lahore: A Japanese delegation comprising students of Saitama University, Japan visited the office of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Punjab chapter. Professor Katoshede Kawamoto was leading the delegation. AKFP Punjab chapter Vice President Ikram-ul-Haq Subhani held a meeting with the honorable delegates and briefed them about services of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan. He also apprised them about the projects being undertaken in collaboration with the Government of Japan. Earlier, the delegation also visite Alkhidmat Faazal-e-Noor Model School where AKFP Senior Vice President Syed Ehsan Ullah waqas and Muhammad Iqbal welcomed them to the school.
Multan: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has distributed interest free loans among as many as 102 small traders in Multan. A total of PKR 2,500,000 were distributed on the occasion. AKFP Punjab chapter President Rao Muhammad Zafar, Asif Mahmood Akhwani and Representatives of AKFP Multan chapter handed over the cheques among the traders.
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