NUST Community Service Club (NCSC) administration team along
with few CSL-401 course faculty advisors visited the Pakistan Sweet Home, H-13
orphanage. Dr. Syed Irtizi Ali Shah (Faculty head NCSC), Ms. Maheen Mumtaz (AM
Community Service Publications & Evaluation), Ms. Sehrish Hamid (AM
Community Service, Program Coordinator), Dr. Lubaba (Faculty advisor S3H), Dr.
Zujaja (Faculty advisor S3H), Ms. Maleeha Rizwan (Faculty advisor NBS) and Mr.
Adnan Hanif (Faculty advisor SMME) visited the facility on 9th
October 2014 to look for areas of collaboration.
Pakistan Sweet home is
a non-profitable organization working
for the orphan children. It is a project of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, government of
Pakistan. Mr. Zamurrad Khan (Ex-Chairman PBM and Ex- MNA) is the Managing
Director of Pakistan Sweet home. At present Pakistan sweet home has established
31 orphanages all over Pakistan including Azad Jammu Kashmir and northern areas
of Pakistan, where 3100 orphans are residing. The main objectives of this organization are
to provide shelter, rehabilitation and education for Orphans children. Pakistan
sweet homes have 5 orphanages located in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Pakistan sweet
home has recently established an orphanage in H-13 Islamabad.
The center in-charge Mr. Waseem along with other
administration staff give a complete visit of the orphanage. The overall infrastructure
of the building including the basic facilities like food, shelter and clothing
for the orphans was satisfactory. Currently there are 60 male orphans, lying
between the age groups of 4 to 12 years residing in this orphanage. The
incharge of the center also told that most of the children belong to KPK and
are the sufferers of operation Zarb-e-Azab. The administration team of Pakistan
sweet home requested from the team from NUST to send its volunteers for various
community service projects like psychological counseling of the kids,
establishment of a computer lab, arrangements for basic computer and drawing
classes and donations. The team decided to have these projects lead by course