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30 Jun

Clean drinking water in Punjab

The majority of Pakistanis do not have access to clean drinking water. Over 50% of patients admitted to hospitals & 30% of deaths nationwide are linked to water borne diseases. The Sarwar Foundation is installing water filtration plants in various districts of Punjab including all jails and police lines across Pakistan. Clean drinking water is now available to 1.8million people in Punjab. Clean drinking water now available to over 1.8 million people in Punjab.People are forced to drink water from where animals drink as...

20 Jun

Hepatitis screning

The Sarwar Foundation conducted hepatitis screening test in the Directorate of Intelligence an Investigation – Inland Revenue – in Faisalabad.  #Hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death in Pakistan and across the world. The #SarwarFoundation aims to teach people about the condition, conducting screening tests in under-developed communities, and providing people with an opportunity to get themselves treated. Hepatitis can be eradicated with a dedicated effort, with communities working hand-in-hand with the government.Out of 122 people screened, two were diagnosed...

03 Jun

Improving health in Faisalabad

The Sarwar Foundation held general medical check-ups for 50 underprivileged citizens of Faisalabad. People received free medicines to improve their health. The Foundation runs regular medical camps and other health initiatives to tackle ill-health in Pakistan. Read more here Our work is only possible thanks to generous donations. Please consider donating by clicking here ...

21 May

Hepatitis screening tests

The Sarwar foundation has conducted hepatitis screening tests at the Police training college in Chung. Vice-chair of the Sarwar foundation, Perveen Sarwar, said that we must work collectively to fight against this fatal disease, which is a leading cause of death in Pakistan. https://www.facebook.com/SarwarFoundation/videos/1830900717056817/ Approximately 10 million people are suffering from hepatitis in Pakistan. The Sarwar foundation is working hard to launch awareness campaigns and we also provide free treatment to patients who cannot otherwise afford it. Healthcare is a...

11 May

Witnessing the work of the Sarwar Foundation

By Suzan King I went to Pakistan in February 2019 to visit my friend Perveen Sarwar and to see the charitable work she does as part of the Sarwar Foundation. Before I went to Pakistan, I had an idea of the work the Foundation did as Perveen and I had often spoken about it. But I was honestly blown away by the scale and level of work they are doing. I could see every day I was in Pakistan how people’s...

28 Apr

New clean water plant

We have opened a new clean water plant at the Gujranwala police line. The Sarwar Foundation is installing water filtration plants in various districts of Punjab including all jails and police lines across Pakistan. Over 50% of patients admitted to hospitals and 30% of deaths nationwide are linked to water borne diseases. At least 1 million people benefit from the Foundation’s clean water initiative. If you would like to help provide more clean water in Pakistan, please donate here ...

13 Apr

Hunargah documentary

We have filmed a new documentary to showcase the work we do to empower women in Pakistan. Women in Pakistan make up only 20% of the country’s workforce Training women specific skill sets has the potential to transform their future. The Sarwar Foundation has launched more than 150 Hunargah skills training centres for women across the Punjab. These centres have trained more than 5,500 women who are now able to earn their own livelihood. Watch the six-minute documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtmfcD4tj-g All Hunargahs are equipped with the latest...

08 Mar

Economic justice for women

Vice Chair Perveen Sarwar has demanded economic justice for women in Pakistan. Speaking on International Women’s Day, she called for implementation of labour rights, recognition of women’s input to the ‘care economy’ as unpaid labour, provision of maternity leaves and day care centres to ensure women’s inclusion in labour force. Too many women are dependent on male guardians as they don’t have marketable skills. Mrs Sarwar is striving to empower them. She has reaffirmed her commitment towards gender equality, women...