AKFP striving to secure future of needy children

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Staff Reporter

Al-Khidmat Foundation strives to secure the future of deserving and needy children through education program. AKFP currently serves 50 Al-Khidmat Schools and 32 Child Protection Centers in Pakistan.
The Annual Review and Planning Meeting of the Board of Education Program of Al-Khidmat Foundation was held here Friday. The meeting was chaired by Muhammad Abdul Shakoor, Central President of Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan AKFP, while Rana Usman Wadud, National Director of Al-Khidmat Education Program, Khabeeb Bilal, Executive Director & Hamad Akhtar, General Manager Programs were also present.
The Board reviewed the annual planning & reports of Al-Khidmat Foundation’s completed and ongoing projects in the field of education across the country and other issues. Presenting the performance report, Rana Usman Wadud said that at present the number of service schools established in the country has reached 50 where a total of 14306 children are being imparted education. 32 Child Protection Centers have been set up for working children living on the streets and earning their livelihood from garbage dumps in which 1367 street children are being imparted primary education. 344 Street Children have graduated from these centers and are now enrolled in various schools.
This year, another 200 children will be enrolled in various private and government schools. He said that Skills Development Centers would also be opened for girls under the education department of the service and the completion of education up to matriculation for girls who could not continue their education for any reason would also be a part of this project. In addition, schools for children living in slums under the name of Jhangi School will also be set up this year. Addressing the meeting, Mohammad Abdul Shakoor said that AKFP has significant services in the field of education along with other social services. Al-Khidmat is playing a key role for the better future of millions of poor and deserving children across the country.

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