Al-Khidmat opens ‘street children center’ in Peshawar

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Al Khidmat Foundation has established a street children center at Ring Road here for the families of slum areas namely ‘Jhuggi community’ to lure them towards education.
Provincial President of Al-Khidmat Foundation, Khalid Waqas and District Social Welfare Office Muhammad Yunas Afridi inaugurated the eighth Al Khidmat Street Children Center with support of Aid for Action on Ring Road here on Friday.
The function was attended by a large number of social figures and parents of children.
Khalid Waqas in his address said the Foundation has so far established 17 centers for street children wherein around 800 children were being imparted basic education to guide them toward proper schooling.
Foundation, he said, was also providing stationary, shoes and other necessary items besides gifts from time to time to encourage them for education.

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