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12 Mar

Sweaters distribution and health awareness session organized in Islamabad

As part of the celebrations of Child Protection Day, Shifa Foundation, on 7th February 2018, distributed free sweaters among 45 children of Basera Trust Islamabad and increased their awareness on health and social issues through varied activities. Mr. Taimoor Shah, Board Member of Shifa Foundation, led the distribution ceremony and conducted an interactive session with children, where they sang poems and spoke their heart out. During the session, children were also informed about how to protect themselves from child abuse; enabling...

04 Mar

150 saplings planted at Jinnah Super Market, Islamabad

Shifa Foundation in collaboration with Traders Welfare Association of Jinnah Super Market F-7, Islamabad organized a tree plantation activity at the market with an aim towards a greener and climate resilient Islamabad. More than 30 volunteers, which included students from Bahria University Islamabad, employees of Eco Adventure Foundation and volunteers of Shifa Foundation, took part in this environment friendly activity. Together, these volunteers planted more than 150 trees near the shops and parking areas in the market. “Shifa Foundation aims to plant 1000...

04 Feb

1,324 malnourished children in Umerkot screened & enrolled for treatment

From October to December 2017, more than 1,324 cases of severely acute malnourished under five years children and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) in 27 Union Councils of District Umerkot were screened and enrolled for treatment in the Nutrition Stabilization Centers (NSC), Umerkot. 8,929 cases of children with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and 7,131 PLWs were also enrolled. ...

04 Feb

300 households benefit from Shifa Foundation’s water hand pumps

Shifa Foundation has installed more than 40 water hand pumps, from October to December 2017, in the drought affected districts of Umerkot, Sanghar and Jamshoro – Thar Desert region. These hand pumps are providing water to about 300 households, benefitting more than 45000 people. Earlier, the people of these areas used to spend 4-6 hours on average to fetch 50-60 liters of water from dug-wells, which was not fit for drinking. Now, they are able to get sufficient quantity of...

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