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22 Nov

Generous Scots police officers donate 100 books for Pakistan flood victims

More than 100 books have been donated by generous Scots police officers to support victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan. The Scottish Police Muslim Association (SPMA) helped organise the collection among officers at Drumchapel Police Station, Glasgow. They were donated to the Sarwar Foundation’s charity shop at 320 Victoria Road in Glasgow in response to its emergency appeal. Money raised from the sale of the books will be used to provide emergency food and medical aid to the victims of the floods. The...

15 Nov

“I’ll never be able to show my gratitude for how happy the gifts made my kids”: the difference your kindness makes at Christmas

The Sarwar Foundation has teamed up with Glasgow’s No.1 Baby and Family Support Service and the Women’s Aid network in Scotland to help hundreds of children and young people this Christmas – but we need your help. The Toybank appeal is now in its tenth year. It helps get a gift to a child who would otherwise wake up with nothing on Christmas Day. Around a quarter of children in Scotland are officially living in poverty, and as the cost-of-living crisis bites,...

07 Nov

Vital supplies on their way to Pakistan as flood victims face harsh winter

More than 900 bags of vital supplies are on their way to Pakistan to help the victims of the country’s devastating floods.   The donations will make a huge difference in Pakistan this winter The supplies, which include clothes, bedding, shoes, hygiene packs and children’s toys, were donated to the Sarwar Foundation by kind-hearted people in Scotland.  have been donated by generous Scots for victims of Pakistan’s devastating floods.The donations will help the millions of people in Pakistan who are preparing for a harsh...

30 Oct

Every child deserves a Christmas

This Christmas, will you help make sure a child has a gift to open? Christmas is a time for caring, sharing, and spreading love. But for too many families across Scotland, they wont get that chance this Christmas. The cost-of-living crisis is placing unbearable hardship of households, leaving many unable to afford their energy bills or their shopping bills. Some children in Scotland will have no presents to open on Christmas Day morning. We believe that every child deserves a Christmas. We...

12 Oct

Pakistan floods appeal: donate and make a difference

In August, Pakistan declared a state of emergency in response to devastating floods that hit country. More than 33 million people have been affected by the floods. Nearly 2000 people have died and thousands more injured. The deluge has destroyed crops and killed livestock, leading to widespread hunger and long term food insecurity. People have seen their homes destroyed and have nowhere to go. This picture shows the devastating impact of the floods Diseases such as cholera and malaria are also on the rise,...

26 Aug

Water is a basic human right

Water has hit the headlines this week, with an outcry over sewage being found in Britain’s seas and rivers. It follows warnings earlier in the summer of hosepipe bans and water shortages as the heatwave dried up reservoirs. It gave us pause to think about how easy it is to take clean, plentiful water for granted. But in Pakistan, the vast majority of people don’t have access to this. Water is a basic human right, and making sure people can drink safe water is...

10 Aug

Back to school

As the summer holidays come to an end, children in Scotland are packing up their school bags, trying on new uniforms and getting ready to go back to school. That, coupled with this week’s Scottish exam results, puts education firmly in everyone’s minds. The simple act of going to school and learning is something that is easy to take for granted. But in Pakistan, one in every three boys and nearly half of all girls are not attending primary school. Every child, no matter their background,...

25 Jun

Regular donations can make a huge difference

Did you know you can give a recurring donation to the Sarwar Foundation?The Sarwar Foundation’s mission is to save lives by providing access to free quality healthcare and clean drinking water, tackling poverty by educating children, empowering women so they can lead fulfilling lives, and helping those in need. Our values are driven by social justice, the principles of equality and fairness, promoting greater diversity, and a sense of pride in our history and communities. The life-saving and life-transforming projects...

20 Apr

Help feed families across Glasgow

Ramadan is an opportunity for us to appreciate what we have and to think of those who are less fortunate. During the blessed month of Ramadan we fast and are hungry, but for too many people in our communities hunger is something they experience all year round. Since 2009, the number of foodbanks in Scotland has increased dramatically. During the holy month of Ramadan we are working to support those going hungry in the city. Just £10 will pay for a food...

18 Apr

Transforming lives this Ramadan

The Sarwar Foundation was established to transform the lives of those in need. Our mission is to save lives by providing access to free quality healthcare and clean drinking water, and tackle poverty by educating children, empowering women, and helping those in need. Our values are driven by social justice, the principles of equality and fairness, promoting greater diversity, and a sense of pride in our history and communities.We continue to work hard to save lives and improve the quality of...