ABOUT PAKTRUST

PAKTRUST:

 

- IS A REGISTERED BRITISH CHARITY

- WAS ESTABLISED 10 YEARS AGO AFTER THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE

- HAS PROVIDED ARTIFICIAL LIMBS TO HUNDREDS OF EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS

- HAS PROVIDED EMERGENCY EARTHQUAKE AND FLOOD RELIEF

- HOLDS REGULAR EYE CAMPS TREATING OVER 15000 PEOPLE WITH THEIR EYESIGHT

- RUNS A MEDICAL CENTRE THAT HAS HELPED OVER 38000 PEOPLE
- EMPOWERS WOMEN WITH VOCATIONAL TRAINING
- SUPPORTS A SCHOOL FOR BLIND CHILDREN

- SPONSORS ORPHANS

- AMONG MANY OTHER PROJECTS

PakTrust.org is a registered British Charity with Charity Number 1113301, established in March 2006.

 

PakTrust.org was established as a direct result of the devastating earthquake in Pakistan and Kashmir in 2005. A group of London-based professional family members, friends, relatives and supporters were spurred into action by the earthquake. Our original mission was to provide emergency relief and assistance to the earthquake victims.

 

Since then, our mission has been to implement charitable projects in Pakistan and Kashmir. Our projects provide maximum value for money for those providing the funds, and maximum help to the people that need it the most.

 

PakTrust.org is a small charity, but in a short period of time with your support, we have successfully implemented many projects and schemes.

 

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE:

  • Established formally in 2006, but active since 8 October 2005.

  • All PakTrust activities are completely free of any charge to the beneficiaries

  • Surgical Eye Camps: 19 camps held where in excess of 15,000 adults and children have been checked; around 6,000 prescription glasses issued and over 1,500 cataract operations carried out.

  • Sponsoring 30 orphans annually: via partner READ Foundation in Bhimber, Mirpur.

  • Vocational Training Centre for Women: 19 sessions, each lasting 3 months completed with 76 sewing machines awarded as prizes for first, second, third places after exam and highest attendance students.

  • Medical Centre: Qualified GP and Chemist Dispensary @ Jaan Sadiq Memorial Building. 38,000 patients seen by the GP and issued with medicines. 5 paid staff members manage this facility.

  • Artificial Limbs: 300+ patients fitted with Artificial Limbs through Fauji Foundation Hospital, Islamabad.

  • Earthquake and Flood Reliefs: truckloads of food and household supplies distributed in effected regions; cash donations; provision of Clean Drinking Water and cooked food camp for full whole month arranged through our partner Minhaj Welfare Association.

  • AKAB School for Blind, Mirpur Azad Kashmir - Instrumental and 2nd largest donor supporting the construction of purpose built school and residential complex for blind children of Azad Kashmir.

  • Ramadhan Food packages:

  • Qurbani Project

  • Printing and issuing health leaflets

OUR BASIC RULES

  • No executive members of charity are paid; all are volunteers and significant personal contributors to the charities annual fund raising. ZERO cost in UK. The chairman travels to Pakistan at personal cost each year.

  • Work with local partners rather than replicating activities and thus increasing cost. We have partners and memorandum of understanding with each of them.

  • Executive members oversee all charitable activities, our spend on administration is negligible and we can truly say, every penny raised truly goes to deserving cases.

  • Encourage donors to see the documented expenditure and accounts.

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