Over 300,000 flood victims have been provided with dry ration, cooked food and medicines across various cities of Pakistan by the Dawoodi Bohra community in collaboration with Pakistan Army. The campaign is being funded by the members of Dawoodi Bohra community to continue to help rehabilitate the thousands displaced. Under the banner of “Project Rise” the community has resolved to touch at least 500,000 people’s lives and give them a chance to restart their lives.
The delivery of aid & sustenance goods on the ground is being conducted in a transparent and effective manner including water-proof tents, linen sheets, clean drinking water, dry eatables like ready-to-eat black channa, dates & biscuits; packaged milk & juices, formula milk powder for children of various ages, stitched or ready-to-wear clothes, plastic shoes, hygiene products, raw food items such as rice, flour and lentils as well as medical supplies especially for the elderly, sick, mothers & children.
The community, which is active in philanthropy, wishes to help at least a percentage of the 33 million people who have been affected by unprecedented floods; thousands of houses that have been destroyed beyond repair; thousands of families who have lost loved ones; 600,000 pregnant women in dire need of maternity care; 3 million people who are seriously ill because of dengue, malaria, gastroenteritis, cholera, typhoid and other contagious & water-borne diseases.