Mobilink Torchbearers reach out to underprivileged students
Islamabad: 28 November 2011 – Mobilink Foundation Torchbearers reached out to students at the Pehli Kiran School System through the JAQ Educational Trust, donating art supplies and story books, as well as recycled skins for the insulation of eight (8) schools.
Torchbearers spent three days at one of the Pehli Kiran schools in Islamabad, engaging the children with fun activities such as face-painting, drawing and singing. The Torchbearers also utilized the opportunity to emphasize the importance of education and its benefits for the children and the country as a whole.
Omar Manzur, Director PR and CSR, Mobilink highlighted, "The Mobilink Foundation and its Torchbearers remain committed to the betterment of lives across Pakistan. The donation of art supplies, story books and recycled skins to the Pehli Kiran Schools are a token of Mobilink's support and continued effort to give back to Pakistan's children, who are the future of the nation."
The Mobilink Foundation remains committed towards leading social responsibility in Pakistan, with a history of helping the deserving across the country. The Mobilink Foundation has a dedicated and efficient team of Torchbearers; trained employee volunteers who enable the Foundation in the various causes it identifies for the relief of the underprivileged across Pakistan. Each Mobilink Foundation Torchbearer is empowered to clock an average of five (5) dedicated hours per month during official working hours.
ABOUT MOBILINK FOUNDATION
Mobilink Foundation is a reflection of the commitment of Mobilink and its employees to reshape the lives of the communities in which Mobilink operates. Established in 2007, the Mobilink Foundation is a non-profit organization, which provides support in the areas of health, education, environment and humanitarian assistance. Being a philanthropic organization, it is purely based on employee volunteerism that enables the Foundation to spend every paisa directly towards causes it is associated with.
ABOUT PEHLI KIRAN SCHOOL SYSTEM
The Pehli Kiran School System is a network of eight non-formal community based schools that are run by the JAQ Education Trust to promote literacy and primary education among children of low-income/poverty-stricken homes. 1200 students and 26 teachers are part of this system.