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The Qatar Charity: Qatar’s Humanitarian Efforts for the Orphans of Pakistan

The Qatar Charity in Pakistan organized various amusement activities for orphaned children under its Rofaqa initiative, which aims to provide underprivileged children and orphans with shelter, education and health care funding.

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The Qatar Charity organized amusement events for the orphaned children of the Swat district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Muzaffarabad in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Around 400 children participated in various activities including entertainment, games, competitions and awareness sessions.

The primary aim of the events was to improve the social interaction of children by helping them with their creativity, boosting their confidence, and adding effectiveness to their communication skills through the interaction.

The social activities included general knowledge quiz competitions, creative arts and physical activities like flying disc, tug of war, 100 meter race and long jump. Children actively took part in the competitions and the winning participants received prizes.

Qatar charity in Pakistan is focused on deprived communities all across Pakistan, including AJ&K that are crucial for poverty alleviation, providing livelihood opportunities and sustainable economic growth.

In addition to the amusement activities, Qatar Charity also conducted an awareness campaign on international hygiene standards for children. The sessions were essentially aimed at increasing children’s focus on personal hygiene and cleanliness habits. Throughout the session, the children were advised to adopt habits such as; to always wash hands before eating, on returning home after a long day outside and after using the toilets. For the purpose of practical implications of the awareness campaign, pamphlets were distributed among children, along with hygiene kits comprising of soap, shampoo, comb, towel, toothpaste, nail clipper and a toothbrush for each child participant.

Qatar Charity in Pakistan

Qatar Charity is one of the most generous charity organizations sponsoring nearly 5,446 orphans in Pakistan alone. The initiative for orphaned children by Qatar Charity comes under its program, “Rofaqa”, which aims to sponsor orphans all across the globe. At present, under the Rofaqa initiative, the charity is funding over 156,000 orphans all over the world. The initiative by Qatar Charity, with the increasing number of sponsored orphans, is the largest orphan sponsoring family in the world.

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In Pakistan, Qatar Charity started its first humanitarian operation in 1992 and has since been associated to the country for various charitable projects. Qatar Charity is registered with Pakistan’s Economic Affairs Division of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics under Registration No. 4(69) EA.NGO/06.

Headquartered in Doha, the non-governmental organization in Pakistan is focused on development related projects under its Five Year Plan. The organization is working to provide socio-economic development opportunities to the underprivileged with a specific focus of basic healthcare, education, water and sanitation issues, women empowerment, civil society capacity building, humanitarian aid and emergency relief provisions and small enterprise developments.

The Qatari society has largely contributed to the charity fund through volunteer work and donations. The society is committed to play the role of global citizens, aiming to improve the state of the world.

Qatar charity in Pakistan is focused on deprived communities all across Pakistan, including AJ&K that are crucial for poverty alleviation, providing livelihood opportunities and sustainable economic growth with a human centric approach. At present, it is working on various projects, including; Leepa Integrated Development Programme (LIDP), Dir Integrated Development Programme (DIDP), Malakand Integrated Development Programme (MIDP) and Rajanpur Integrated Development Programme (RIDP).

Qatar Charity Serving 110 Million Beneficiaries Worldwide

Qatar Charity, a non-governmental organization, is a Doha-based initiative that was founded in 1992. The State of Qatar oversees all NGOs regularized in accordance to the regulations governing charitable work in Qatar. The Qatari society has largely contributed to the charity fund through volunteer work and donations. The society is committed to play the role of global citizens, aiming to improve the state of the world. The Qatar Charity has spent more than $1.3 billion from 2013 to 2017 alone and looks forward to contribute even more.

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The charity received the 2018 “Change Maker Award” at Aid & Trade in London, United Kingdom, for its contribution and efforts and has partnered with UNHCR, Unicef and USAID for various international humanitarian projects.

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