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06 Jul

We’re on Amazon Smile!

We’re now on Amazon Smile! Amazon Smile is a simple, automatic way for you to support the Sarwar Foundation when shopping online at no cost to you. What is Amazon Smile? smile.amazon.co.uk is a website operated by Amazon, featuring all the same products at the same prices as the standard Amazon website. The only difference is each time you shop on Amazon Smile the company will donate 0.5% of the cost of all eligible products to your chosen charity. The Sarwar Foundation...

05 Jul

Perveen Sarwar: our lifesaving work over the last year

By Perveen Sarwar Our mission is to save lives by providing access to quality healthcare and clean drinking water, and tackle poverty by educating children, empowering women, and helping those in need in Pakistan, the UK and across the world. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sarwar Foundation has continued to provide essential support to those most in need throughout Pakistan and the UK. In a recent interview with Zeeshan Zia Raja, Founder of 101 Incredible Women CEOs of Pakistan, I discussed the lifesaving...

05 May

How your support is transforming lives

The global pandemic has been a human tragedy on so many levels. Hundreds of thousands have lost their lives, and families have been torn apart and left to wonder if things can ever be normal again. Yet out of adversity comes incredible stories of resilience and achievement. In science, multiple vaccinations were created in unprecedented timescales and offers us the best chance of hope. Throughout this global emergency, the Sarwar Foundation has continued to provide support to those most in need throughout...

13 Apr

Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak from everyone at the Sarwar Foundation. We wish everyone a healthy, happy and blessed month. This Ramadan, please consider helping us to transform and save lives in Pakistan and the UK. Ramadan is an opportunity for us to appreciate what we have and to think of those who are less fortunate. That’s why the Sarwar Foundation is working hard to save lives and improve the quality of life in Pakistan and across the globe. With your generosity this Ramadan, we can save and...

01 Feb

Scots teenagers raise £35,000 to help provide free breakfasts

Teenagers from Glasgow have raised more than £35,000 to help provide free breakfasts to hundreds of children across Scotland.The fundraising drive inspired by footballer Marcus Rashford will be matched by the Magic Breakfast charity, resulting in a total of £70,000 to be spent throughout 2021.The funding is the equivalent cost of providing breakfast provision to support 12 schools in Glasgow and help deliver free breakfasts at other schools in deprived areas across Scotland. Across the UK, around 1.8million school age children...

23 Dec

Christmas toybank campaign

The Sarwar Foundation is helping to provide Christmas presents for Scottish families struggling during the festive season.It is the seventh annual toybank organised by Anas Sarwar MSP, and this year will extend beyond Glasgow to all parts of Scotland for the first time.The campaign is arranged by the Sarwar Foundation in conjunction with Children 1st and Scottish Women’s Aid.The aim is to deliver presents to at least 1,000 children identified by the two charities who may not otherwise receive 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...