Mobilink Torchbearers Spend a day at Safina Children’s Home
ISLAMABAD – 21st April, 2015: Mobilink Foundation organized a fun filled activity for the residents of Safina Children’s Home, an orphanage established by Safina Welfare Services, Islamabad. 30 Mobilink Torchbearers spent the evening with the children orphaned as a result of the devastating earthquake which occurred in October 2005. Mobilink Torchbearers hosted the activity for the 60 residents of Safina Children Home at Fatima Jinnah Park, where they took part in entertaining activities, games and sports. These included painting, tug-of-war, sack race, frisbee and football. The day was concluded with the Torchbearers distributing school bags among the children.
Omar Manzur, Head of Corporate Communication, Mobilink commenting on the activity said, “Mobilink values community service as one of the most important part of its CSR activities. Spending time with these orphaned children is our way of showing them support. Mobilink has always looked to provide assistance to the deserving and marginalized social groups, and thus encourage our employees to actively take part in these initiatives.”
Mobilink Foundation is the only registered NGO of Telecom Sector and winner of the GSMA Mobile Award 2013 and Ethical Corporation Award 2014 for its SMS Based Literacy Program. The Foundation, in spirit of volunteer work has in the past launched CSR drives to help the victims of 2005 earthquake, 2005 and 2010 floods and 2013 Awaran Earthquake. In 2013, Mobilink Foundation became Pakistan’s first and only telecom CR function to be certified by Pakistan Center of Philanthropy (PCP).