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Distribution of Solar LED Lanterns to best performing students of PEP Schools under Pervaiz Lodhie’s Pehli Kiran ( First ray of Light) initiative Dated: Saturday March 12, 2016 Location: Raichand Meghwar Primary School Old Mirpur, District Mirpurkhas & Sunflower Primary School, Khawaja District Tando Allahyar Giving Solar Lanterns as a prize to the best performing students is not a new initiative of Pervaiz Lodhie. In previous years Lodhie Foundation has

Distribution of Solar LED Lanterns to The Best Performing Students of Rukhsana Foundation Welfare School. Dated: Thursday March 03, 2016 Location: Model Town Lahore. Project: Pehli Kiran Motivation plays an important role in the grooming of students. Motivation energizes, directs and sustains behavior of the students. Simultaneously motivation involves goals & activities that develop key skills in the students to set up goals and plan actions to achieve them. As

Hand Water Pumps in Mirpur Sakro Feb 2016 Hand Pumps for Community Water Supply Location: Muradani Village, Mir Pur Sakro District Thatta Sindh Pakistan. Project Duration: July 2015- September 2015 Cost of pumps financed by: Mr. Afroz Hussaini Implementing Partners: Lodhie Foundation & Shaan Technologies Private Limited Total Pumps Installed: 10 Beneficiaries: 465 Household with an estimated population of 3600 Peoples. Pakistan is one of the most water stressed countries

Village Muridani is a deprived area which is located 75 KM away from Karachi, on Gharo-Keto Bandar highway. Nearest well known place near the village is Mirpur Sakro. The village is consist of 400 plus households with an approximate population of 3800 peoples including adults and kids. Non availability of potable water was a major problem for the residents of village as nearest water source was approximately 5 kilometers away

On May 8, 2012 during Pervaiz Lodhie’s trip to Nagarparkar, Solar LED Lantern were gifted and distributed to Bhako Village, located in Tharparkar District, Province of Sindh, Pakistan. The distribution was part of Pervaiz Lodhie’s “Pehli Kiran” socio-economic poverty alleviation program for rural Pakistan’s poorest marginalized communities. 500 LED Lanterns—manufactured by Shaan Technologies KEPZ Karachi—were gifted to 500 families of Bhako, Kharoro and Vekasar Villages. These villages are only couple

Between August 31 and September 3 of 2012, a Shaan Technologies team visited Badin, Sindh, Pakistan to install Solar LED Flood Lights at the sites of the NGOs, Indus Development Forum (IDF) and Larr Environmental Awareness Forum (LEAF). In total, 19 Solar LED Flood Lights were installed. Each site was in an area of extreme poverty where there was no electric grid, and therefore no light after dark. The gift

Hyderabad: A group of industrialists from Karachi and the US distributed 300 solar lanterns among skilled women of the remote coastal village, Haji Umar Jat, Thatta district. The village women produce Jat embroidery, which is hard to come by and is rarely seen in the local market. The embroidery is famous in the entire coastal area however is not marketed well. A crowd of community women had gathered to receive

“Barefoot Basketball” Comes to Girls High School in Pakistan As part of Pervaiz Lodhie’s “Barefoot Basketball” initiative to bring the team sport of basketball to the youth in villages of Pakistan, a half-court was gifted by Mr. and Mrs. Mohammad Hussain Rokria to the Government Girls High School in Hala Old, District Matiari, Province of Sindh, Pakistan. It was gifted in loving memory of (late) Siddique Dawood and Hanifa Dawood.

DIL Junior Students Teach Elder Parents at Mehran Junior 3 School in Orange, Karachi Pakistan Event: 2nd Session of Solar Powered LED Lanterns rewards ceremony to young Teaching Students of Development in Literacy (DIL) Junior 3- Mehran School Orangi School Orangi Town, Karachi, Pakistan and Learning Adults like parents, neighbors, relatives, community elders upon completion of the short 3 month course. Event Date: October 2nd, 2014 Event Location: DIL Junior

KARACHI: At least 55 people have been killed as a powerful earthquake struck southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, Kalat Commissioner said. According to the Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake was 120Km southwest of Khuzdar in Balochistan province at a depth of 23 kilometres. The US Geological Survey measured the earthquake at 7.8. Tremors which began at 16:29 (PST) were felt for two minutes in several cities of