AKF spends over Rs182m on social services

KARACHI: Al-Khidmat Foundation (AKF) Pakistan spent Rs182.007 million on social welfare services in 2012, providing benefit to 950,000 people.

This was informed by AKF official Amir Mahmood Cheema while presenting the annual social service report at the organisation’s office here on Friday. He said that Al-Khidmat Foundation is working to develop the standard of people’s living.

Cheema said 146 people were given Qarz-e-Hasina under social services program, wheelchairs distributed among 636 disabled persons, food items given to 39,000 deserving families, blankets and warm clothes provided to 62,000 families as the winter package, food distributed among 635,000 people in the holy month of Ramazan and over 3,000 cattle were sacrificed on the occasion of Eidul Azha that benefited 95,000.