Supporting Hands UK activities during the year 2018.
The Trustees of Supporting Hands UK express their sincere thanks to all Donors for their support in this great cause. Without your Support it would not have been possible to achieve the results. Your ongoing support is helping 100 students to change their lives forever by educating themselves. Jazakallah Khair
None of the volunteers or Trustees are paid for their services and efforts. Supporting Hands UK Trustees or volunteers did not derive any benefits from Supporting Hands UK activities.
Education remains our main focus of our activities. By the end of 2018, Supporting Hands UK were providing financial support to 100+ students for education fees. All the students are either from the family of a Shaheed or from under privilege backgrounds. All the students progressed to the next year of education during 2018. 3 of the students scored top marks in the board exams of Federal Board of Pakistan. The breakdown of students are as follows:
53 – Primary School
39 – Secondary School
10 – University / College
Senior students are studying for Chartered Accountancy, Degrees in zoology, sociology and other science groups. Geographically, these students are in Karachi and Northern Pakistan. Our target is to reach 150 students by the end 2019.
Our Ramazan Campaign activities was successfully completed. During 2018, Alhamdulilah, Ramazan Rations were distributed to 181 families in Pakistan (Skardu, Parachinar, Lower Punjab, Quetta and Karachi).
The rations included Flour, Rice, different varieties of lentils, Oil, Ghee, Tea, Milk Sugar, concentrated drinks, vermicillies, gram flour and dates.
Supporting Hands UK arranged to perform 32 Qurbanis on behalf of momineens during Eid ul Azha. The Qurbani meat was distributed among 300+ families. The meat was distributed in Wah Cantt, Skardu, parts of Punjab and Karachi.
During the Winter campaign in December 2018, Supporting Hands UK distributed 80 Blankets/Duvets in Wah Cantt and Interior Sindh. A further 38 sweaters to students were distributed as part of their school uniform.
During 2018, Supporting Hands raised £22,663 for the Education, Ramazan, Qurbani and Winter projects (including advance payment of Fees for the full year by some Donors).
Supporting Hands (UK) have spent £18,950 during 2018. Of this, expenses were £744 (only 4%). Of £744, £364 were Justgiving processing charges for donations and Gift Aid, and the balance £380 were Bank charges for remittance made. There was no other expense paid by Supporting Hands UK.
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