Sunday, 28 July 2013

HOPE's Grand Iftar - epitome of happiness

Air of nervous anticipation, bright clothes adorned by children, spirit of philanthropy and smiles on faces; such were the scenes of the Grand Iftar organized by HOPE, the biggest health NGO of Pakistan. Since its inception HOPE has made it a tradition to assist the underprivileged in the blessed month of Ramadan. HOPE, which operates 5 formal schools and numerous informal schools, over the years has made sure that those deprived students of school don’t feel debarred and ignored in the festivities during Ramadan and Eid.

Grand Iftaar at Zia colony by HOPE on Thursday served as an example of bringing those deprived students in the glow of revelries during Ramadan and Eid.
This Grand Iftar, which HOPE has been organizing over the past five years, had about 1200 students from formal and informal schools in Zia Colony, Sachal Goth, Manzoor colony, Mujahid colony, Bhittaiabad, Abdullah Shah Ghazi, Bilal Colony, Ghaggar, Bhains Colony, Pepri.
The event, sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank, was attended by many important personals like Mr. Mohsin Nathani - President of SCB, Mr. Farhan Ahmed - head of corporate affairs SCB, Mr. Saad Amanullah - CEO of Gillete, Mr. Umair dawoodji – Manager External Relations P&G and Ms. Anisa Kamal – member of Helpers of HOPE, who were all present to witness the smiles and joy of those needy students of formal and informal schools during the iftar and dinner and view the enthusiasm and eagerness of the students as they ecstatically received Eid gifts from the chairperson of HOPE – Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla and other guests. Moreover, Mr. Mushtaq Agboatwalla distributed Rs. 500 among 100 students as an Eidi.
There were around 100 volunteers of SCB, 200 Staff members of HOPE. The dinner proved to be the epitome of the whole evening, as the children feasted themselves with the Pakistani trademark food, Biryani. One could clearly see the fulfillment in their eyes. Even not wanting to, the evening had to come to an end and eventually it did. But what it left was the sense of complacency for the HOPE workers, and a dream for a better tomorrow for the less-privileged children.

Friday, 5 July 2013

This Ramazan, double the smiles through your Zakat!

HOPE has always been striving to bring quality education and healthcare to thousands of poverty-stricken Pakistanis and to help them lead a better life. With its mission to spread hope and happiness, HOPE’s Ramazan Campaign is in full swing and your little support in it can make a lot of difference in the lives of the people in need. Your Zakat contributions this Ramazan can help thousands of underprivileged patients and students enjoy the blessings and joy of Ramazan and Eid. With your support, HOPE will be sponsoring Iftars and distribution of rations to the needy and giving Eid gifts to the underprivileged children studying at HOPE Formal and Informal Schools.
We wish to reach out to more people and do so much more than before. For this, we need your donations and continued support! Together we can bring smiles and bliss in the lives of poor who no one reaches out to.
Please consider the following ways for contributing your Zakat to HOPE.
Eid Gifts for 15 Children
 Rs. 12000
Sponsor an Orphan
 Rs. 10,000 per month
Sponsor an Iftar for 50 People
 Rs. 25,000
Sponsor a Child’s Education
 Rs. 35,000 per year
Adopt a Hospital Bed
 Rs. 25,000 Per Week
Sponsor a TB Patient
 Rs. 20,000 Per Patient
Ration for 10 Families
 Rs. 15,000 for a month
Briyani for 100 students
 Rs. 10,000

For online donations, visit our website