Our country has always been under a grip of chaotic spell. Be it our own created disasters or natural calamities, the hard hit object is the common man. Thanks to the Almighty, there are still individuals and organizations which are philanthropic enough to come to aid and to bring smiles back on the faces of these common man, woman and children.
Well one such organization is Engro Foundation (EF). Today at the blogger’s meetup of EF at T2F, Mr. Tahir Jawaid, Senior Vice President HR & PA presented the CSR initiatives of EF. He presented and discussed the challenges, achievements and future outlook of the projects undertaken by EF in education, healthcare, livelihood, community infrastructure, and disaster management.
Eleven state of the art schools in the katcha belt of the Indus River, making available physical infrastructure and quality education to 10 government schools within the Daharki and Qadirpur districts, more than 15,000 households benefited from an investment of Rs 77.4 Million to provide medication, health and nutritional supplements to revive the productivity of the flood affected livestock through its Khushaal Livestock Project, within the Women Empowerment through Livestock Development (WELD) platform over a period of 3 years, EF seek to train a cadre of 300 Female Livestock Extension Workers and 300 Female Village Milk Collectors to deliver services at doorstep to livestock owners for increasing production and linking their produce with relevant business providers, and operating the only Snake bite clinic providing free treatment to over 5000 people annually.
EF has also launched a digital competition to recognize the efforts of Pakistani individuals and institutions that continue to impact life for the under-privileged in the sphere of education, health and livelihoods.
The objective is to honor the efforts of individuals and organizations doing commendable social and humanitarian work and learn about their best practices and innovative ideas. Individuals can send in personal stories/nominations via email which will then be judged by a jury panel.
Details about the program can also be accessed on Engro Foundation’s Facebook page
Photo courtesy: Engro Foundation