Alamgir Welfare Trust

Alamgir Welfare Trust ( Urdu : {{{1}}} عالمگیر ٹرسٹ) is a social welfare organization and charity in Karachi, Pakistan which provides services in a wide variety of areas including health , education and feeding the underprivileged , etc. It was established in 1993 and is headquartered in Bahadurabad , Karachi. [1]

AWT was founded by Shaheed Anwar Naseem Chandna, who was murdered in 2001. [2] [3] It is presently headed by Chaudary Nisar Ahmed. [4] It’s a must-do-it-all-you-can-do-it-all-out-of-the-world approach. With an annual expenditure of over Rupees, [5] AWT distributes about 45,000 kg. Each month of meat from ict Sadaqah / Aqeeqa Bakras service in jails, hospitals, madaris, poor students, orphanages, and poor people. [6]More than 5000 packets of food are provided to jails, religious seminaries, personal police and others during the month of Ramadan . [7] [8] [9]

AWT also has its own health care center, Alamgir Health Care Center. All patients are treated free of cost from Zakat fund. Leading private hospitals are on their panel. Patients requiring hospitalization , investigation or surgery are referred to where they are. Almost 500 patients are treated daily in the outpatient department of the Alamgir Health Care Center. Ambulance services are also provided for transfers of patients. [10] [11]

Many notable personalities visited Alamgir’s Office in Karachi including the Consul General of Japan Mr. Toshikazu Isomura [12] and the key bearer of Kabaa , Al Sheikh Abdul Qadir Al Shaibi . [13]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Alamgir Welfare Trust International” . Pakistan Herald . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  2. Jump up^ Rakodi, Carole (2016-04-04). Religion, Religious Organizations and Development: Scrutinizing religious perceptions and organizations . Routledge. ISBN  9781134912544 .
  3. Jump up^ “KARACHI: 102 people fell prey to terrorism last year” . DAWN.COM . 2002-01-10 . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  4. Jump up^ “March 25, 2014” . www.kcci.com.pk . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  5. Jump up^ Haider, Shahab Nafees | Ali (2014-07-22). “Quantum jump in donations to charities” . DAWN.COM . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  6. Jump up^ Awami Web (2016-09-16), Alamgir Welfare Trust Meat WorkWorkout Going On , retrieved 2017-08-19
  7. Jump up^ “Generosity and Ramazan go hand in hand” . www.thenews.com.pk . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  8. Jump up^ Noorani, Asif (2011-07-09). “Well done Pakistanis!” . DAWN.COM . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  9. Jump up^ Bawaney, Mahnoor (2017-06-21). “These charitable organizations could use your help this Ramazan” . Images . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  10. Jump up^ “Patients’ computerized registration begins at Alamgir Health Center” . Business Recorder . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  11. Jump up^ Alamgir Welfare International Trust (2016-08-21), Alamgir Welfare Trust Diebetic OPD , retrieved 2017-08-19
  12. Jump up^ “Consulate General of Japan in Karachi” . www.kr.pk.emb-japan.go.jp . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .
  13. Jump up^ “Alamgir Welfare Trust International :: Official Website ::” . alamgirwelfaretrust.com.pk . Retrieved 2017-08-19 .

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