The Kasuri family and the Mahmud Ali Kasuri (MAK) Welfare Trust have pledged a combined Rs. 60 million (6 crore) towards the COVID-19 crisis engulfing the country. Of this, the Trust and the Kasuri family have contributed Rs. 20 million each to alleviate the hardship faced by deserving individuals through a Rs. 40 million fund, while a further Rs. 20 million is being contributed by the Trust to the Prime Minister’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

The MAK Welfare Trust aims to work for the socio-economic development and welfare of the people of Pakistan. During the corona crisis, we extend a helping hand to those most in need with the launch of the campaign ‘Har Qadam Pakistan Kay Saath.’ This campaign will deploy the Rs. 40 million (4 crore) fund to procure and distribute essential food items as ‘ration packs’ to deserving individuals, mainly daily-wage workers and their families. These ration packs include necessary food supplies to help sustain a family of 5 for approximately one month, and over 13,000 households will be reached. The activity will be carried out in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Kasur from 13 April, 2020.

DAILY UPDATE: RATION DISTRIBUTION PROGRESS

The campaign Har Qadam Pakistan Kay Saath initiated on 13 April, 2020. The daily progress of the distribution activity in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Kasur can be viewed here:

RATION DISTRIBUTION THROUGH THE AKHUWAT NETWORK

The Mahmud Ali Kasuri Welfare Trust is privileged to have partnered with the highly regarded Akhuwat organization. It will be using their extensive grassroots level network in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad to ensure that ration is distributed to only the most deserving families. In Kasur, the MAK Trust will independently manage screening and distribution. Prior to distribution, supplies will be stored at designated campuses of Beaconhouse and Concordia Colleges.

The distribution points were carefully selected by Akhuwat after a field survey to gauge which areas were hit economically the most by the corona crisis. The details are as follows:

KARACHI

Azam Basti Chakra Goth Landhi
Saeedabad Shireen Jinnah Colony Baldia Town
Maripur MA Jinnah Road New Karachi
Orangi Town Urdu Nagar Malir

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI

Banigala Pind Bhagwal Bari Imam
Sharif Abad Golra Shairf Khayaban Sir Syed
G-6 UC-43, RWP Dhoke Sayadian
Rawat Tench Bhatta Mirial Road
Dhamial Camp Gharib Abad

LAHORE

Abu Bakar Street, Sodiwal Shahdra near Police Station Civic Center, A-2 Township

KASUR

Kasur City Khudian Khas Kanganpur
Theeng More Mandi Usmanwala

Mahmud Ali Kasuri (MAK) Welfare Trust, established in 1994, is an independent, non-profit organization that works towards the development and uplift of the underserved. The Trust and its key donors, Beaconhouse, the Kasuri family, and Beaconhouse employees, have consistently responded with meaningful contributions during national crises including the 2005 earthquake that devastated the northern areas of Pakistan, the IDP crisis of 2009, and the massive flooding of 2010 and 2014. Most recently, the MAK Welfare Trust contributed Rs 22 million for the construction of student toilets and classrooms in 48 government primary schools in District Gujranwala.

Mahmud Ali Kasuri Welfare Trust
A Society registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, Pakistan

MAK is a Non-Profit organization u/s 2 (36) (C ) of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 (“Ordinance”) having requisite approval of the Commissioner Inland Revenue Zone V Corporate RTO, Lahore. All donations made to the MAK shall be entitled to the tax credit u/s 61 of the Ordinance.

info@makwelfaretrust.org