Charities and Organizations
For more information on CARE's "I Am Powerful" campaign visit their website.
- $125 donated to CARE provides a primary school education for one year for a girl who lives in the salt flats.
- $200 helps a group of 20 women establish a savings and credit group, which will help fuel women owned start up businesses.
- $248 pays to train two women health volunteers to teach women in the community about maternal and child health.
Contributions to UNICEF's emergency relief efforts can help provide education, health care, nutrition, protection, clean water and sanitation to the children and women affected by the Pakistani earthquake disaster.
- $4 buys a child a winter sweater
- $20 provides a winter clothing kit, which includes a warm jacket, hat, scarf, socks and snowboots
- $40 provides large wool blankets to protect 10 children from cold weather
- $240 provides emergency health supplies for 1,000 people for three months
- $500 buys a tent that can be used as a school for 40 children
This Pakistani and American organization's goal is to raise the standard of living of severely disadvantaged communities in the remote regions of Pakistan.
After the earthquake, HOAP has been integral in delivering relief aid to survivors. Their main focus is now shifting to providing rehabilitation facilities, schools, water supplies and medical camps to continue to aid the survivors.
Melody Relief and Rehab Center
Melody Cinema Building
Block # 15
Melody Market, Main Civic Center, Markaz
G — 6
After the October 8, 2005, earthquake in Pakistan, volunteers and doctors rebuilt a burned-out theater into a post-op care center for female patients with spinal cord injuries.
Since the earthquake the Melody Center has provided a home and medical care for over 70 women paralyzed in the earthquake.