STAFF REPORT LHR: As part of its activities towards social welfare, the Mobilink has recently distributed 1000 school bags to underprivileged students in the cities of Lahore and Karachi in line with continuing celebrations of Universal Childrens Day.
The initiative was taken under the umbrella of Mobilink Foundation to extend support to children who are denied formal schooling opportunities due to financial reasons or social exclusion. Mobilink Torchbearers, comprising the companys employee volunteers, took part in this initiative to hand over school bags to students at DSRA Education Trust in Karachi and Green Land School in Lahore.
“The initiative is a testimony to Mobilink Foundations commitment to both the children of Pakistan as well as the environment we live in,” Omar Manzur, Head of Corporate Communications, Mobilink, said in his message on the occasion.
These bags are made by using recycled panaflex sheets from advertising billboards of Mobilink and other donating companies to tailor school bags for children. Over the past five years, the Mobilink Foundation has donated nearly 40,000 bags to organizations.
These organisation includethe JAQ Educational Trust, CARE Foundation, Zindagi Trust, Sindh Education Foundation , Punjab Education Foundation and DSRA Education Trust.