Currently 98 destitute children are being looked after at SOS Village; Commissioner, DC Hyderabad, Police officers and industrialists assure provision of beds, furniture and other required things
Jamshoro: The district and divisional administration of Jamshoro, Hyderabad and the industrialists of Kotri and Noori Abad Industrial Estates have joined hands for raising funds and provision of various facilities to the SOS Children’s Village Jamshoro which houses 98 destitute children.
An annual fund-raising meeting of SOS Village held here on Monday, attended by Vice Chancellor, Sindh University Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro, Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas Baloch, Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Faud Ghaffar Soomro, DIG Police Hyderabad Sharjeel Kharal, Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Capt. ® Fareeduddin Mustafa, SSP Jamshoro Muhammad Anwar Khetran, Additional Deputy Commissioner-1 Ali Zulfiqar Memon, DSP Headquarter Ghulam Shabir Sarki, industrialists and philanthropists of Kotri and Noori Abad Industrial Estates including Khalil Baloch, Kanwar Zia-ur-Rehman, Mian Tauqeer Tariq and others, reviewed the needs of the institution. They all assured the administration of SOS Village of their full cooperation.
Chairman, SOS Village, Dost Muhammad Baloch briefed the participants about the needs and the hardships they were facing. He informed that currently 98 children are being looked after at SOS Village. “The SOS Village has made all arrangements including accommodation, food, healthcare and education for the destitute children,” Dost Muhammad Baloch said adding that every possible effort is being made to ensure home-like atmosphere for these children.
The industrialists assured the management of SOS Village of providing electric equipment, beds, furniture and other necessities of life.
The Deputy Commissioner of Hyderabad, DIG Hyderabad and SSP Jamshoro too announced provision of various required things.
The SOS Children’s Village Jamshoro has been operational since April 2012. It is constructed on five acres of land, which was donated by the University of Sindh.