Continuing with the tradition of sharing the blessings of Ramadan with the underprivileged citizens of Pakistan, Mobilink Foundation organized iftar dinners for residents of old-age homes and orphanage across major cities. Iftar dinners were organized for 300 residents of old-age homes and orphanages organized through 50 Mobilink Torchbearers from local Mobilink offices. Mobilink foundation also distributed giveaways among the residents which included new bedding, clothes and other household items.
Omar Manzur Head of Corporate Communication, Mobilink said:[pull_quote_center]”We believe that senior citizens and orphans are as important for in our society as any other community. Through such initiatives, we share the blessings of the month of Ramadan with those who do not enjoy the same facilities in life as the rest of us. This is our way of displaying gratitude and extending our support to them during the holy month of Ramadan.”[/pull_quote_center]
The iftar dinners offered Mobilink Torchbearers a chance to interact with the residents at the old-age homes and the orphanage as they spent time caring for them. The iftars were conducted at Aafiat Old age home (Islamabad), Bint-e-Fatima Old Home (Karachi), Aafiat Old age Home (Lahore) and Dar-ul-Atfal Orphanage, Peshawar.
Mobilink also carried out fund raising activities for Pink Ribbon Pakistan, LRBT and Shaukat KHanum memorial Hospital during Ramadan. The activities included nationwide SMS dissemination (SMS appeal) and Out of Home Hoardings in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.