Spreading HOPE during the Month of Sacrifice
Eid al-Adha or "Festival of Sacrifice" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims all over the world to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice instead. During this month Muslims, all around the world, reach out and share the meat with others, especially with the poor.
Many impoverished in our country hardly get a chance to eat a proper meal. They are always waiting for the month of sacrifice to be able to eat a fulfilling meal in order to satiate their hunger. HOPE, in continuation of its efforts to help the poor, distributed meat amongst twenty thousand nine hundred and fifteen families out of which one thousand families were given meat in Thatta, five hundred families were given meat in Badin, two hundred families were given meat in Sujjawal, six fifty families were given meat in Karachi including areas such as Bilal Colony, Mujahid Colony, Manzoor Colony, Bhittiabad, Sachal Goth, Abdullah Shah Gazi Goth, Ghagger, Link road, Gadaap and Rahri, Eight hundred and fifteen families were given meat in Muzzaffargarh and two fifty families were given meat in Muzzafarabad. Many of these families were the ones who do not even know where their next meal will come from.
It was sponsored by HCI-Human Commission International, Aman Lakhani, Amir Jalil- HOPE USA president, Akber Khimani, Mohsin Nathani-Chief Executive Officer –Standard Chartered, Chinoy Family and other renowned Philanthropists.
HOPE strives to achieve a society where the underprivileged class is never forgotten. In this regard, contributions from people all over Pakistan and outside Pakistan make our actions possible and we aim to reach as much poor people as we can.