Brief Report 2005-2006

A BRIEF REPORT OF ACTIVITIES OF PAKISTAN DISABLED FOUNDATION FOR THE YEAR 2005-2006

ALAMDULILLAH, by the Grace of Almighty Allah Pakistan Disabled Foundation has been devotedly attentive to its agenda for action throughout the year as previous years.

To achieve its aims & objectives including socio-economic status with equal opportunities for the disabled persons, PDF was engaged all the time by providing &arranging advocacy, Training, Education, Rehabilitation & socially integrated programs.

A part from the regular programs &services to support disabled students, widows &deserving disabled persons & their depending families including children by providing them scholarship, uniforms, books, equipments, monthly assistance, aid & small loans, sewing machines, cassettes, cassette recorders, mobility canes, wheel chairs, hearing aid & winter bedding to approximately 400 beneficiaries ,comprising of deserving disabled persons & children, PDF has provided direct and indirect support for approximately 12 wedding ceremonies of disabled men &women or their children. As usual PDF has provided exclusive support comprising of cloths, ration &cash to up to 2000 beneficiaries including dependent during Ramzan whole year.

More than 450 Braille writing frames along with guide books, Abacus, Braillate, Arithmetic slates Braille Holy Quran were provided to the deserving students & trainees from whole  of  Pakistan. The 30 wrist watches for Blind were donated for deserving blind students of Bangladesh. The Holy Quran were sent to India for the use of Muslim blind students. PDF has got transcribed &recorded books in Braille & on cassette for blind persons.

The course on Braille learning & transcription for the Braille instructors , Braille  transcribers ,teachers & proof readers was organized under the PDF in newly established  PDF Quaid-e- Azam  Academy for disabled Persons Karachi.

It is an important advancement that during the year on one hand 3 young  Blind students were sent to South Africa for 3years Training Course based on Modern Education together with Religious Training, on the other 3 Blind Girls were sent to India to attends 6 weeks Management Course & skills for the visually Impaired.

In spite of limiting resources, being a National organization, PDF has provided support in cash & kind to  the sister agency working for the PWD’s  namely  PAB Lahore, Karachi Association of special persons, Education Foundation Karachi, Baluchistan Blind Relief Organization, PAB Swabi, PAB Swat, PAB Bhawalnagar , PAB Noshero Feroz & PAB Nawabshah.

In addition to that Chairman PDF & other Board Members attended National & local Programs, Course & Seminars including the event of 26 countries of Capacity building of Self help Organization of  Disabled Persons (CBSHOD) where Chairman of PDF presented the address of  Welcome in his Capacity as the Chairman of Advisory for CBSHOD on behalf of PWD’ s  of  Pakistan.

Along with other programs PDF has arranged comprehensive Seerat programs, White cane safety day Programs, program of International Day of the disabled Persons (3rd Dec.) both in Karachi & Islamabad.

Together with New Islamic year Program, Eid Millan program &Regular meetings of Disabled Women, PDF has arranged 3 days National Seminar on Work for disabled in Northern District of Swat. Among other dignitaries Mr. Watterdal of Norway from International Aid & Mr. Hassan Murchie of Madrassa Noor of South Africa grace the occasion. While PDF hosted the dinner Reception at Islamabad in the honor of Madam Kiki Norsidum of World Blind Union & the foreign delegation comprising of CBSHOD & JICA in Islamabad.

The Chairman PDF was invited to be the Chief guest & grace the occasion  by expressing his views by General sister Organizations including the Inaugural Ceremony of Baluchistan Blind Relief Association, The Building Foundation Ceremony of PAB Lahore, White cane Safety Day in PAB Noshero Feroz & annual National Festival of Mohammad Bin Qasim Welfare Centre of PAB Multan. PDF together with PAB Multan hosted the General Assembly of DPIP in Multan.

The Chairman PDF has chaired different meetings of advisory of DPIP through out the year. One female wing of PDF has been actively addressing the Educational, Rehabilitation & social problems including Wedding Ceremonies of Disabled Women through out year by arranging meetings, gatherings & recreational programs. The 3 Female Blind as a result of the special effort of Women Wing has been appointed Braille Instructors in ordinary schools.

To continue & enhance its services, & get a permanent accommodation for PDF we constantly continued our efforts actively in this dimension as previous years.
All these activities were possible only because of confidence & close affiliation of our disabled fellow colleagues &of course with support of well wishers which we hope to receive increasingly by the grace of Almighty Allah.

By General Secretary PDF

 

A BRIEF REPORT OF ACTIVITIES OF PAKISTAN DISABLED FOUNDATION FOR THE YEAR 2005-2006

 

 

ALAMDULILLAH, by the Grace of Almighty Allah Pakistan Disabled Foundation has been devotedly attentive to its agenda for action throughout the year as previous years.

To achieve its aims & objectives including socio-economic status with equal opportunities for the disabled persons, PDF was engaged all the time by providing &arranging advocacy, Training, Education, Rehabilitation & socially integrated programs.

A part from the regular programs &services to support disabled students, widows &deserving disabled persons & their depending families including children by providing them scholarship, uniforms, books, equipments, monthly assistance, aid & small loans, sewing machines, cassettes, cassette recorders, mobility canes, wheel chairs, hearing aid & winter bedding to approximately 400 beneficiaries ,comprising of deserving disabled persons & children, PDF has provided direct and indirect support for approximately 12 wedding ceremonies of disabled men &women or their children. As usual PDF has provided exclusive support comprising of cloths, ration &cash to up to 2000 beneficiaries including dependent during Ramzan whole year.

More than 450 Braille writing frames along with guide books, Abacus, Braillate, Arithmetic slates Braille Holy Quran were provided to the deserving students & trainees from whole  of  Pakistan. The 30 wrist watches for Blind were donated for deserving blind students of Bangladesh. The Holy Quran were sent to India for the use of Muslim blind students. PDF has got transcribed &recorded books in Braille & on cassette for blind persons.

The course on Braille learning & transcription for the Braille instructors , Braille  transcribers ,teachers & proof readers was organized under the PDF in newly established  PDF Quaid-e- Azam  Academy for disabled Persons Karachi.  

It is an important advancement that during the year on one hand 3 young  Blind students were sent to South Africa for 3years Training Course based on Modern Education together with Religious Training, on the other 3 Blind Girls were sent to India to attends 6 weeks Management Course & skills for the visually Impaired.

In spite of limiting resources, being a National organization, PDF has provided support in cash & kind to  the sister agency working for the PWD’s  namely  PAB Lahore, Karachi Association of special persons, Education Foundation Karachi, Baluchistan Blind Relief Organization, PAB Swabi, PAB Swat, PAB Bhawalnagar , PAB Noshero Feroz & PAB Nawabshah .

In addition to that Chairman PDF & other Board Members attended National & local Programs, Course & Seminars including the event of 26 countries of Capacity building of Self help Organization of  Disabled Persons (CBSHOD) where Chairman of PDF presented the address of  Welcome in his Capacity as the Chairman of Advisory for CBSHOD on behalf of PWD’ s  of  Pakistan .

Along with other programs PDF has arranged comprehensive Seerat programs, White cane safety day Programs, program of International Day of the disabled Persons (3rd Dec.) both in Karachi & Islamabad.

Together with New Islamic year Program, Eid Millan program &Regular meetings of Disabled Women, PDF has arranged 3 days National Seminar on Work for disabled in Northern District of Swat. Among other dignitaries Mr. Watterdal of Norway from International Aid & Mr. Hassan Murchie of Madrassa Noor of South Africa grace the occasion. While PDF hosted the dinner Reception at Islamabad in the honor of Madam Kiki Norsidum of World Blind Union & the foreign delegation comprising of CBSHOD & JICA in Islamabad.

The Chairman PDF was invited to be the Chief guest & grace the occasion  by expressing his views by General sister Organizations including the Inaugural Ceremony of Baluchistan Blind Relief Association, The Building Foundation Ceremony of PAB Lahore, White cane Safety Day in PAB Noshero Feroz & annual National Festival of Mohammad Bin Qasim Welfare Centre of PAB Multan. PDF together with PAB Multan hosted the General Assembly of DPIP in Multan.

The Chairman PDF has chaired different meetings of advisory of DPIP through out the year. One female wing of PDF has been actively addressing the Educational, Rehabilitation & social problems including Wedding Ceremonies of Disabled Women through out year by arranging meetings, gatherings & recreational programs. The 3 Female Blind as a result of the special effort of Women Wing has been appointed Braille Instructors in ordinary schools.

To continue & enhance its services, & get a permanent accommodation for PDF we constantly continued our efforts actively in this dimension as previous years.

 All these activities were possible only because of confidence & close affiliation of our disabled fellow colleagues &of course with support of well wishers which we hope to receive increasingly by the grace of Almighty Allah.

     

By General Secretary PDF