Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids

by Fatima Memorial Hospital
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids
Providing new clothes for Eid to 1350 poor kids

Pakistan’s economy is being hit hard by the twin shocks of Covid-19 and desert locust. These have created a high risk of food insecurity and hunger in the country. The main problem is not the availability of food. It produces more cereal crops, wheat and rice, than the national requirement. Unfortunately, the country’s food policy has failed to recognize food as an entitlement for its citizens, particularly for the poor and the vulnerable. They are not able to access and afford enough food.

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has recently released the key findings of the Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES), 2018-19. It reveals that 16% of the population is experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity. The incidence is twice as high among the rural population, 20%, as among the urban, 9.2%. Shockingly, three out of five households, 61%, among the lowest two income quantiles in the survey, are experiencing food insecurity.

The situation has further worsened since March 2020 as a result of the pandemic crisis. As the economy has shrunk, the rate of unemployment and poverty has risen. The worst affected are the poorest segment of the population, who are more likely to be wage labourers, peasant farmers, women, and children.

NUR Foundation took an initiative in 1985 and started a program known as NUR Community Outreach Program (NCOP). The purpose was to serve the community in various sectors including, health, education and employment. Additionally, various programs under the aegis of NCOP are working to ameliorate poverty. One such program is NUR Sandooq which not only is providing food to the poor but also focuses on providing clothes. The idea behind it was to make storage facilities for donated clothing in all the elite areas of Lahore and to encourage people to donate apparel items for the underserved community. In execution of the plan, one dedicated room known as Sandooq is placed in Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore. The donors often come and drop off apparel items in the Sandooq and those items are then distributed among the underprivileged people living in the backward areas of Lahore including Malikpur, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Gajjumata.

There are a total of around 2,100 students currently enrolled at NUR Foundation schools and they all belong to impoverished backgrounds and are unable to afford two basic meals of the day let alone clothing items. Hence, we wish to increase our donor base in the future which would help us in meeting the clothing needs of the children at NUR schools.

We will be now moving into the winters and all these deserving children will be needing clothes for winters. Our esteemed donors have always supported the cause and we urge you to support more this winters.

Thank you so much.

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While the poverty rate in Pakistan declined by 40 percent over the last two decades to 24.3 percent in 2015, the IMF projects a sharp reversal, with up to 40 percent of Pakistanis living below the poverty line in COVID-19’s viral wake.

Real GDP growth is expected to slow by 3 percent, with downturns in services and manufacturing. Agriculture will also lag if lockdowns continue and disrupt needed transportation, logistical support, labor, and access to inputs for the next planting season.

NUR Community Outreach program has been actively providing education to the underprivileged children in Rural areas near Lahore, Pakistan. Not only education, but NUR Foundation also provides these children clothes, food and other necessities through donations. With current pandemic i.e. COVID19, the poor have been the worst affected losing their daily wages.

Forecast also depicts a slowdown in inflation rate in less severe shock scenario but surge to over 16% in case the implications of the COVID-19 are severe.

According to experts, our poverty is caused by inflation, unequal distribution of resources, lack of facilities, high unemployment rates, and growing population. Inflation has become an epidemic disease which gives birth to multiple issues.

NUR Foundation took an initiative in 1985 and started a program known as NUR Community Outreach Program (NCOP). The purpose was to serve the community in various sectors including, health, education and employment. Additionally, various programs under the aegis of NCOP are working to ameliorate poverty. One such program is NUR Sandooq which has its genesis in the year 2016. The idea behind it was to make storage facilities for donated clothing in all the elite areas of Lahore and to encourage people to donate apparel items for the underserved community. In execution of the plan, one dedicated room known as Sandooq is placed in Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore. The donors often come and drop off apparel items in the Sandooq and those items are then distributed among the underprivileged people living in the backward areas of Lahore including Malikpur, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Gajjumata.

There are a total of around 2,100 students currently enrolled at NUR Foundation schools and they all belong to impoverished backgrounds and are unable to afford two basic meals of the day let alone clothing items. Hence, we wish to increase our donor base in the future which would help us in meeting the clothing needs of the children at NUR schools.

We will be now moving into the winters and all these deserving children will be needing clothes for winters. Our esteemed donors have always supported the cause and we urge you to support more this winters.

Thank you so much.

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Pakistan’s inflation rate has touched 14.56 percent in January 2020—highest rate in last more than ten years.

After outbreak of COVID-19, the federal government was in process of calculating the economic damages. It has not yet firmed up the estimates but an independent assessment by a former finance minister and former central bank governor has projected 4.6% to 9.5% fall in GDP growth rate in the fourth quarter (April-June) 2020.

 

Forecast also depicts a slowdown in inflation rate in less severe shock scenario but surge to over 16% in case the implications of the COVID-19 are severe.

The most incurable disease for Pakistan is inflation which is devouring the poor day by day. Our people live a very vulnerable life because of poverty. Nearly 39% of Pakistanis live under multidimensional poverty.

According to experts, our poverty is caused by inflation, unequal distribution of resources, lack of facilities, high unemployment rates, and growing population. Inflation has become an epidemic disease which gives birth to multiple issues.

NUR Foundation took an initiative in 1985 and started a program known as NUR Community Outreach Program (NCOP). The purpose was to serve the community in various sectors including, health, education and employment. Additionally, various programs under the aegis of NCOP are working to ameliorate poverty. One such program is NUR Sandooq which has its genesis in the year 2016. The idea behind it was to make storage facilities for donated clothing in all the elite areas of Lahore and to encourage people to donate apparel items for the underserved community. In execution of the plan, one dedicated room known as Sandooq is placed in Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore. The donors often come and drop off apparel items in the Sandooq and those items are then distributed among the underprivileged people living in the backward areas of Lahore including Malikpur, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Gajjumata.

There are a total of around 1665 students currently enrolled at NUR Foundation schools and they all belong to impoverished backgrounds and are unable to afford two basic meals of the day let alone clothing items. Hence, we wish to increase our donor base in the future which would help us in meeting the clothing needs of the children at NUR schools.

The world is in a state of emergency as we fight against the COVID19 pandemic. The poor are struggling to make ends meet due to lockdown and economic downfall. We therefore, request and urge our donors to continue supporting the cause.

Thank you so much.

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The most incurable disease for Pakistan is inflation which is devouring the poor day by day. Our people live a very vulnerable life because of poverty. Nearly 39% of Pakistanis live under multidimensional poverty. More than a third of Pakistan’s population is living below the poverty line. Balochistan has the highest rate of poverty, Sindh comes second, followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and then Punjab.

According to experts, our poverty is caused by inflation, unequal distribution of resources, lack of facilities, high unemployment rates, and growing population. Inflation has become an epidemic disease which gives birth to multiple issues.

NUR Foundation took an initiative in 1985 and started a program known as NUR Community Outreach Program (NCOP). The purpose was to serve the community in various sectors including, health, education and employment. Additionally, various programs under the aegis of NCOP are working to ameliorate poverty. One such program is NUR Sandooq which has its genesis in the year 2016. The idea behind it was to make storage facilities for donated clothing in all the elite areas of Lahore and to encourage people to donate apparel items for the underserved community. In execution of the plan, one dedicated room known as Sandooq is placed in Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore. The donors often come and drop off apparel items in the Sandooq and those items are then distributed among the underprivileged people living in the backward areas of Lahore including Malikpur, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Gajjumata.

In addition to this, our team is in constant touch with the donors and in the past three months, we arranged various cloth distribution events at our schools in collaboration with our esteemed donors. In August 2019, school uniforms and shoes were distributed among 526 students at NUR Foundation’s school at Malikpur. Later in September 2019, a gift distribution event was held at Nainsukh and gifts including packs of candies and everyday apparel items were distributed among the children of NUR Foundation.

There are a total of around 1465 students currently enrolled at NUR Foundation schools and they all belong to impoverished backgrounds and are unable to afford two basic meals of the day let alone clothing items. Hence, we wish to increase our donor base in the future which would help us in meeting the clothing needs of the children at NUR schools.

We request and urge our donors to continue supporting the cause. Thank you so much.

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NUR Community Outreach Program (NCOP) which started out in the year 1985 continues to serve the community in various sectors including, health, education and employment. Additionally, various programs under the aegis of NCOP are working to ameliorate poverty. One such program is NUR Sandooq which has its genesis in the year 2016. The idea behind it was to make storage facilities for donated clothing in all the elite areas of Lahore and to encourage people to donate apparel items for the underserved community. In execution of the plan, one dedicated room known as Sandooq is placed in Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore. The donors often come and drop off apparel items in the Sandooq and those items are then distributed among the underprivileged people living in the backward areas of Lahore including Malikpur, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Gajjumata.

In addition to this, our team is in constant touch with the donors and in the past three months, we arranged various cloth distribution events at our schools in collaboration with our esteemed donors. In August 2019, school uniforms and shoes were distributed among 526 students at NUR Foundation’s school at Malikpur. Later in September 2019, a gift distribution event was held at Nainsukh and gifts including packs of candies and everyday apparel items were distributed among the children of NUR Foundation.

There are a total of around 1465 students currently enrolled at NUR Foundation schools and they all belong to impoverished backgrounds and are unable to afford two basic meals of the day let alone clothing items. Hence, we wish to increase our donor base in the future which would help us in meeting the clothing needs of the children at NUR schools.

Thank you for your continued support!

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Fatima Memorial Hospital

Location: Lahore, Punjab - Pakistan
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Arif Kabani
Lahore, Punjab Pakistan
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