Do you want to give charity in Ramzan but not sure where to donate?
We might be handing out charity all year long, yet Ramzan is a time when we seek more and better ways to give. Not only that, but we also want to self-reflect, offer prayers and focus on good deeds.
And lastly, even if you are not being able to donate, you can help and contribute by sharing this on your social media!
1. AAS Trust
About AAS Trust: ‘AAS Trust is a private, non-profit organization in Karachi and Lahore that provides treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare to adults and children suffering from substance abuse and/or addiction.’
‘The Trust runs 8 rehabilitation and aftercare centres in Karachi and 1 in Lahore – reaching out to those unattended underprivileged of our society who have fallen victim to substance abuse/addiction and/or trauma. The centres offer
(a) counselling and therapy
(b) formal and non-formal education
(c) recreational activities & vocational training
Note: According to the latest research from acesconnection, seven hundred thousand children in Pakistan are involved in drugs cases. Approximately seven hundred die from taking drugs and over then thousand adolescents between 16-18 consume heroin. You can help AAS in contributing and fight against drugs!
Donate via this link: AAS Trust donations
2. Trans Pride society
About TPS: “Trans Pride Society is a Non Governmental Organization, headed by Pakistan’s first transgender lawyer – Nisha Rao. Our NGO aims to act as a platform that empowers transgenders in Pakistan and results in them attaining respect in society, as well as education, soft skills training and eventually economic independence. We hope you help us in our journey!”
To help get transgenders their rights and full-fledged jobs in our society, raise your voice and help make our society more inclusive.
Donate here: TPS donations
3. Islamic Relief Pakistan
Is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, Islamic Relief has been serving humanity for 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe. They began operations in Pakistan in 1992.
Other than providing hands on flood relief & earthquake survivors support, the fund also works on the ‘Prevention of Blindness’ project that led to the opening of an eye hospital in the Nushki district in 2006. The programme is still operating and benefiting the community.
Whenever any disaster occurs in any part of the country, Islamic Relief social workers have come out to help the victims providing them food, water and necessary products.
Donate here: Islamic Relief donations
4. Aman Foundation
About: “The Aman Foundation is a social enterprise focused on catalyzing impactful solutions in Health and Education in Pakistan through direct interventions, convening powerful partnerships and advocating on behalf of the underserved people of Pakistan.”
Aman overlooks a wide scope of health and education projects in Pakistan including providing state of the art life saving ambulance services in Karachi manned by personnel trained at an internationally accredited paramedic training institute.
“Our mission is to to create systemic change and exponential social impact by catalyzing innovative and scalable solutions in health and education, transforming lives and empowering the people of Pakistan.”
Did you know that in 2019 the literacy rate of Pakistan was increased to 60%? Seems like a good number, but let’s try to access education for everyone and give every single minority group the opportunity to educational studies.
Donate here: Aman Foundation donations
5. Edhi Foundation
About: “Edhi Foundation is the single foundation to have access across Pakistan and one of the best social welfare service providers across the world running on non-commercial, non-political, and non-communal basis, serving round-the-clock without any discrimination of color, class.”
Donate here: Edhi Foundation donations
May this Holy month of Ramzan give us peace, prosperity and much to be thankful for!
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