More than 45 million population lives on PKR 100 per day.
More than 80 million are illiterate.
At the time of child birth one maternal death occurs every 20 minutes.
More than 400 children die every day from preventable diseases
HANDS is a registered not for profit organization in Pakistan. HANDS is a tax-exempted NGO certified by Pakistan Center of Philanthropy. HANDS is led by its founder Chairman Prof. A. Gaffar Billoo (Sitara e Imtiaz). HANDS is also registered as a charity in UK as “HANDS International” under Companies Act of 2006 of England and Wales.
39 years of service:
HANDS extends its services to 22.2 million population of nearly 17,000 villages and settlements in 48 Districts of Pakistan. HANDS evolved a “model village” strategy, addressing health, education, shelter, infrastructure & livelihood. HANDS requires your generous support in following areas for model village development
1) Ensure Primary Health Care:
The total cost of services per year is US$ 2060 (PKR 237,000) to serve a population of 1,000.
2) Train a Midwife:
The total cost of a midwife is US$ 4870 (PKR 560,000) to serve a population of 5000.
3) Save the Life of Mother:
The cost of saving of a women in complications is US$ 130 (PKR 15,000)
4) Build a Model Hospital (20 bedded):
The total cost of construction of a hospital, with one year recurrent cost is US$ 260,869 (PKR 30 million.)
5) Take care of Early Childhood Development (ECD):
The cost of caring of 30 children of a village is US$ 3300 (PKR 378,000) per year.
6) Adopt a Primary School:
The cost of adopting a school for one year is US$ 4940 (PKR 568,000).
7) Established a Model Middle School:
The total cost of construction of a middle school, with one year recurrent cost isUS$ 65000 (PKR 7.5 million).
8) Shelter for the homeless:
The cost of a shelter is US$ 570 to 1500 (PKR 65,000 to 150,000).
9) Drinking Water Facility:
The cost of each water scheme vary from US$ 260 to 800 (PKR 30,000 to 90,000).
10) Community Physical Infrastructure (CPI):
The average cost of CPI is US$ 350 (PKR 40,000) infrastructure.
11) Poverty Eradication through Self Employment
The average cost for each person’s self employment is US$ 350 (PKR 40,000).
12) Enlighten the Poor’s House:
The average cost of solar unit for a house is US$ 2173 (PKR 250,000)
13) A mosque for a village
The average cost of a mosque in a village is US$ 4347 (PKR 500,000)
14) Support us in building Institute of Development Studies Gadap Karachi
The average cost of a brick is USD$ 43 (PKR 5000)
Mr. Nadeem Ali Wagan