food & Gifts on Eid to 700 homeless children

A microproject by Muwakhat Foundation
food & Gifts on Eid to 700 homeless children
Jul 5, 2017

Homeless Children celebrated Eid Festival

Children enjoying magic and puppet show
Children enjoying magic and puppet show

“Thank you! To made my Eid day special by watched puppet and magic show with my friends, got Eidi ( money on the festival for entertainment) and delicious food. I enjoyed drawing with my mother who helped me to sketch my dream on flip chart” Mehwish (Female 7 years old) said to Muwakhat team.

Since 2015, Muwakhat Foundation distributing New Eid clothes and dry ration to homeless children and their mothers and it was the first time to arrange the event on Eid day for them. The ultimate purpose was made the traditional day special and memorable for these children as other Muslim children.

On Eid Day all children with their mothers invited and following activities conducted to fill their Eid day with laugh and happiness. They came with wear new clothes distributed before Eid festival.

Activity 1: Puppet and Magic Show

Children enjoyed and fully participated in the puppet show. They were amazed by watch magic in real.

Activity 2: Eidi ( money)

As tradition on Eid festivals, elders give money (Eidi) to children for spend with their friends for eat food, purchase toy or go for picnic. Muwakhat Foundation had given Eidi to all children and Total children 56 who attended this event.

Activity 3: Food

Muwakhat Foundation brings food with nutrition for children and their mothers. All were made line and taken food in very organized manner. Muwakhat conducted many sessions on mannerisms and cleaning and result seen in 15 months on Eid day that all ate food with silence and no wastage of food.

Activity 4: What is your dream ( drawing)

This is very interesting activity, our director asked a question to each child “what they want to become in future?”  only three children were able to share their dream and remaining were not had any idea about their future. Together Mothers and children did enjoy drawing and children shared their dream. Mehwish (mentioned above) want to be a doctor.

Last: All children thankyou to Muwakhat Foundation, Royal Lion Club International, and GlobalGiving.

Lahore Royal Lion Club and Leo Club joined this project and signed MOU.

Way Forward:

Muwakhat Foundation spent 18 months on awareness and close to homeless families, win their trust and now next step to develop “ Child Rehabilitation and Preschool center” for children where awareness provide on future, focus on alleviate their bad habits and prepare them for regular school. All they learned through fun activities.  

Muwakhat Foundation especially thanks to all donor through the platform of GlobalGiving, who trust our cause and bring a smile at children faces on Eid festival.

We request to support for developing “Child Rehabilitation and Preschool Center” to help see dreams, overcome malnourished and go to regular school.

magic show
magic show
Eidi giving to children
Eidi giving to children
Nutrition food given to children and their mothers
Nutrition food given to children and their mothers
Mehawish participated in magic show
Mehawish participated in magic show
mother and child drawing dream
mother and child drawing dream
Misbah happy to received Eidi (money)
Misbah happy to received Eidi (money)
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Muwakhat Foundation

Location: Lahore - Pakistan
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Project Leader:
Zareen Aamir
Lahore, punjab Pakistan

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