Abaseen Foundation UK
Abaseen Foundation UK
We provide health and education to marginalised communities in North West Pakistan
The Abaseen Foundation Pakistan was established in 2000. Its intention was to support a non-functioning and ill-equipped government hospital in North West Pakistan, serving a population of 200,000.
In 2002, the Abaseen Foundation UK, its partner organisation, was founded to provide not only financial aid, but managerial and skills support to the project.
Since taking control of the struggling Nahaqi hospital, the Foundation has seen it transform into a fully-functioning and modern healthcare facility, receiving praise from the World Health Organization and the North West Frontier Province Government.
Meanwhile, the charity has also gone from strength-to-strength and extended its support for local communities through humanitarian relief and education projects.
With the help of generous donations and frequent fundraising events, as well as the support and expertise of the charity’s Board of Trustees, the Foundation is able to support the health and education of thousands in rural communities in Pakistan.
Abaseen Foundation UK aims to:
- To provide high quality education to child workers on the brick kilns, particularly girls and marginalised communities in the tribal areas of North West Pakistan.
- To provide maternal and child health care to improve mortality rates of both.
- To provide general health care to people working on the brick kilns around Peshawar to improve expected life expectancy from age 38.
Established: March 2003
Registered Charity Number: 1157009
Board members: 12
Full time staff: 1
Phone number: 01524 770832
Address: Forge House, Forge Mill, Caton, Lancaster LA29NBView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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