Gujrat: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Gujrat chapter has distributed sewing machines among the needy women to provide them with a source of earning for stable living.
Lahore: The 4th session of School Safety Management was conducted at Alkhidmat School, Surraya Ashfaq Campus, Lahore in collaboration with Rescue 1122. The officials of Rescue 1122 delivered lectures and workshops on the occasion. So far, four similar session have been arranged which were attended by more than 2,000 students.
Balochistan: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Balochistan chapter distributed as many as 80 tents and 1,000 blankets among the families affected by heavy rains and snowfall in Qila Abdullah, Nowshaki.
Lahore: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan, in collaboration with Patient Benevolent Society Sheikh Zaid Hospital, arranged an extensive medical camp for as many as 1,500 orphan children, being sponsored by Alkhidmat Orphan Care Program, and their mothers at Lahore’s Sheikh Zaid Medical Complex. The beneficiaries were throughly examined by the expert doctors and provided with necessary medicines as well.
AKFP Senior Vice President Syed Ihsanullah Waqas, National Director AOCP Abdul Jabbar Butt, Senior Manager Orphan Family Support Program Yasir Altaf, Chairperson Patient Benevolent Society Dr. Sadia Shehzad, Head of Disaster Management Patient Benevolent Society Dr. Ayesha Humaiyon, President Patient Benevolent Society Dr. Shahid Iqbal, Dr. Rao Awais Akhtar, Dr. Hasan Riaz, Dr. Mohsin Sardar, Dr. Momina Ashfaq, 200 doctors including 20 senior doctors, paramedical staff and more than 100 Alkhidmat Volunteers from different universities performed their duties on the occasion. Additionally, different members of the civil society hailing from different fields of life also visited the camp and spent time with orphan children. At the camp, different recreational activities such as face painting, puppet show, mehndi, swings and skits were also arranged for the entertainment of the orphan children.
Talking to newsmen, National Director Alkhidmat Orphan Care program Abdul Jabbar Butt said that AKFP was sponsoring more than 10 thousand orphan children across the country who were provided education, healthcare and character development-related facilities for their brought up as a productive citizen. He added that such medical camps are arranged twice every year to ensure that not only the orphan children but also their mothers live a healthy life. Chairperson Patient Benevolent Society Dr. Sadia Shehzad said the Patient Benevolent Society utilized all available resources to execute such a big medical camp which benefitted hundreds of orphan children. She vowed to continue collaborating with Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan for arrangement of such camps in the future as well.