From: mushtaq ahmad <email@example.com>to: firstname.lastname@example.org bcc: email@example.com date: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 3:13 PMsubject: News Letter august 2014mailing list: pravalligroup.googlegroups.com Filter messages from this mailing listmailed-by: googlegroups.comsigned-by: googlegroups.comPravalli welfare Trust(14th year of service to humanity )
Since start of year 2014, we have been able to support marriages of 37 orphan girls. In August, 5 more orphan girls were helped through kind courtesy of Mr Dilawar Hussain and Mr Muhammad Akram. Total no of girls helped so far has reached 150.
We initially used to give Rs. 35,000 to each. But when number of applicants started swelling we made it to 20/25 thousands. With every passing day the no of applicant increases. Therefore, we now pay Rs. 10,000 mostly (15000 to very distressed cases), till funds situation improves. Even this meager amount is sought by these poor widows with lot of prayers and thanks for donors. Jazak Allah. Thank you, donors.
Establishment of biweekly Medical camp in hilly areas.
Latest Medical camp no 42 was set up in villages Dubran on 14 August. 110 patients were served free medicines in this camp. A total of 3,606 patients have been given free medicines in these camps since 2012. These camps are arranged by one brother & his sister for the Esal-e-Sawab of their parents. Jazak Allah.
Water Supply Schemes.
We are thankful to Lady Fatima Trust London for their continued support for the last so many years in supporting water supply schemes in the name of ‘’ Bibi sakina water Wells’’. Work on 10 of their fresh schemes is in progress.
We are now helping poor people of Sind where poor women and girls have to travel one Km or so to fetch water. During month of August, 5 more pumps have been completed in Sind. In total 153 Pumps have been completed since March 2013 in Sind. Out of these 6 are in Thar Desert. In northern areas 7 water supply schemes were completed during 2014. Details of the schemes completed in August are:-
305. Hand Pump in village Ghotki, Sindh Donated for Esal-e-Sawab of Mr Saleem Mirza
306. Hand Pump in village Ghotki, Sindh Donated for Esal-e-Sawab of Sardar Taj Muhammad Khan.
307. Hand Pump in village Ghotki, Sindh Donated for Easal-e-Sawab of Mrs Tahira Rafiq
308. Hand Pump in village Ghotki, Sindh Donated by Mrs Aamina Ismail.
309. Hand Pump in village Ghotki, Sindh Donated by for Easal-e-Sawab of Sardar Ghulam Sarwar.
All donors were sent photos of the schemes they sponsored. For other friends these schemes photos are available on link given above. Total water supply schemes completed in the last 14 years are 309. May Allah reward all those brothers and sisters who have participated in this program. 13 more water supply schemes are expected to be completed next month.
Rozgar Schemes for jobless poor with Qarz-e-Hasna.
We have registered 20 jobless young men to offer them training in different crafts or help them establish their own business. A detailed meeting with them is scheduled in September to discuss the methodology and way forward for this scheme. We are thankful to Mr Muhammad Akram for his magnanimous support for this cause.
A total of nine people have been helped in Sind and five in Pir Widhai, Rawalpindi to start their business. Thus a total of 14 people who have been helped to start their own business. In sindh District Shikar Pur, Sind, 4xopened Karyana stores, 1x opened Sabzi shop, 1x fruit shop, 1x milk selling point and 2 have started a donkey cart. They have started paying back Rs. 1000 per month. In the same way 5 men were given loan in Pir Widhai, Rawalpindi to start their business of Kabaria, white washing of houses, Kayana store, Vehicle washing stand, Rikshaw etc. They have established business and have started paying back the loan.
These Rozgar Schemes have been sponsored by Mr Asim Maqsood (1), Mr Khalid Nizami (1), Doctor Feroz Alam (1), Mr Muhammad Ali Asif (1), Doctor Najam Uz Zaman Najmi (1), Mr Asghar Saghir (1), Mr Aftab Khalili (2), and 5 by anonymous friends. More people will be helped in next 2/3 months.
Goats for the widows.
In month of May we have been able to give 34 goats in Sind and 18 more Goats were given in Kohala, district Hari Pur. These were through the courtesy of Lady Fatima Trust London (26), Mrs Robina Aziz and family (6), Mr Siddiqui (4), Mr Qazi (2), Doctor Najam uz Zaman Najmi (2), Mr Muhammad Ali Asif (4),Mr Asad zaman (1), Mr Sadrud Din Lasi (1), Mrs Sana irfan (1), Mr Muhammad Akram (1). And 4 were through small amount of money left with us from many friends.
20 more widows will be given goats in month of September/October on behalf of Lady Fatima (a.s.) charitable Trust.
Till now the total no of widows who have been helped by giving them goats has reached 321. We pray for Allah’s blessings on all the donors for this act of kindness.
Ramzan Package for 150 widows and poor people.
Two days before the start of Ramazan 103 ‘’Ramzan Packages’’ of Rs. 3500 each were distributed between widows and poor of 9 villages -- Jabri, Chinjah, Fateh Abad, Sataura, Trimman, kangrotar, Hairlan, Mairlan and Summal Tarra. 7 Packages were distributed in Rawalpindi and 40 in Shikar Pur / Larkana in Sind. Photos of distribution already sent to group few days back. Thus a total of 150 widows and some poor were helped to have comfortable Ramazan. Thanks to many a donors whose timely response made it possible. Jazak Allah.
College education scholarship for orphan/poor students.
10 more students selected for scholarship this year. Stipend was given to them on 31st of August in Havelian. Result of 2012 batch of 15 students who completed F.Sc is out and sent to the donors. Out of 15 students 11 got more than 75 % marks. Same way First year result of 2013 batch was sent to donors as well. Their result was not so good, only 8 out of 15 got 60 % marks. Total no of students supported so far during the last 9 years (since 2005) has reached 137. We pay them Rs. 1000 per month for 2 years college education. The bright ones are supported further for Medical/Engg /BCS/BBA. Two of students who did F.Sc under our Scheme have got admission in engineering University Peshawar. They will be supported there as well. Four more are already doing engineering and two are in Medical College.
Five of our students have obtained Engg degrees,7 BBA and 3 BCS. More are pursuing their studied in Engg, software Engg, Medical and BBA/MBA programs.
Fruit Trees Plantation /Moringa seeds distribution/ Gojra Berry/Grafting of wild Olive trees (Kahu) with fruit bearing Olive.
More trees will be planted inn Month of February 2015 In Sha Allah.
In July this year seeds of Moringa tree were distributed among 45 farmers in Ghotki, sind. In April 50 people were given Moringa seeds in District shikar Pur in Sind. This year in March, we have distributed 1750 fruit trees among farmers of 13 villages in Chinjah & Kohala. We grafted 500 wild olive trees in village Chinjah. In addition we have distributed Moringa seeds and Goji berry seeds among these farmers as well. We gave Apricot (Khubani), Plumb (Alu Bokhara), Peach (Aaru) Lemon, Guava (Amrud), Pomegrate (Anar) and Anjir (Fig –Japanese Fruit). All this have been done through the courtesy of Mr Abdul Hadi shah, Doc Najmi and Mr ijaz Akhtar.
300 more trees were distributed in March in village Dubran through the courtesy of Syed Nazim Ali. Gojra berry seeds were distributed courtesy to Miss Nazarat Rabbani in U.K.
In 2013 we had distributed 1500 fruit trees among the farmers of 9 villages.
Total no of olive trees grafted so far has reached 3000.
Schools run by Trust with complete free education.
Hamdard School for Slums children In Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
We started a school for city slums children on June 10, 2013, who were collecting garbage or loitering around or working in hotels/shops or with mechanics. The best suited place for this was in Pir-Widhai in Rawalpindi, poorest locality near Rawalpindi and Islamabad. New batches of 40 students have been enrolled and they seem to be interested in formal education. Education is free with free books, uniform and stationary. We are in the process to make it formal school for deprived children up to 5th class and keep no of children up to 40 at one time. This school is sponsored by a Lady Doctor in Canada. Allah’s blessing is on her and her family for this act of kindness to deprived segment of society back home.
Pravalli Model School for girls Kangrotar.
Girls were taken off from school after primary education due to non availability of a Middle school in this area. We operated a Middle school for girls from 2005 till 2013 with free education. Due to this school many girls have completed education up to Matric. The school has gained the foothold and is now providing education to girls from 1st to 10th class on its own. People are now financing their children education themselves. Recently we have helped them financially again to shift the school to a better accommodation.
Pravalli Model School for girls Mairlan.
This school was also established with the same purpose and we ran it for 5 years. After establishment of Govt school, in that locality, this was closed.
Pravalli Model School (English Medium) Massah Sayyedan.
This school is sponsored by Mr Osman Ahmad Dar for the last 3 years. It provides quality education to children of this village. The no of students has reached 40. The classes are from Nursery to 5th class. The education is free in all our schools. We have decided to make this school stand on its own feet in next two years, by charging fee from student who can afford it. It will be made to sustain itself.
Pravalli Model School Chinjah.
This school has started the classes from Nursery to 3rd. No of students are 18. Here also education is free. We provide them with books, stationary and uniform.
14th year of service to Humanity
Col Mushtaq Ahmad (R)
Mobile: 0333 519 59 33,
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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
Please note all these works are being done through donation of friends. My own financial contribution is almost nil. I am only a facilitator in whole scheme. The credit goes to the donors. Allah’s blessings be on all of them.
Col (R) Mushtaq Ahmad Mobile: 0333 519 59 33 Line: 0092 (0) 51 5788 070 Defense Housing authority - 1, Islamabad. To know more about us and to download two books visit us at:- www.pravalli.org
From: Najeeb Qasmi <firstname.lastname@example.org>to:bcc: email@example.com date: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:14 AMsubject: Hajj Orientation Program on 26th September 2014mailed-by: gmail.comsigned-by: gmail.comHajj Orientation Program on 26th September 2014
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Hajj is one of the five basic fundamentals of Islam, which is Farz only once in the lifetime of a Muslim who can bear all its expenses. It is necessary for the Hajj pilgrims to get the knowledge of Hajj Masail before going to perform this Islamic fundamental, so that his Hajj be a Hajj-e-Mabroor whose reward is Jannat with forgiveness from all the sins, Insha Allah.
For the same reason, a Hajj Orientation Presentation in Urdu language is being organized for Hajj pilgrims on Friday, 26th September 2014 from Asr to Isha Prayers in a restaurant in Hara area. The location will be informed later. After the presentation through projector, about one hour time will be given for the questionnaire. The medical instructions for the Hajjis will also be given.
Those pilgrims, who wish to attend the program, are requested to send an email with numbers of participants to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message to my mobile (0508237446). All the Hajj pilgrims who are going this year, are requested to attend this program and forward this email to other Hajj pilgrims also. May Allah Taala give reward to you, us and all the organizers of the program.
1. The ladies who are going to Hajj this year can also attend the program.
2. We are not connected with any Hamla (agent), this program is just to guide the Hajj pilgrims in the light of the Quran and Sunnat.
3. The Hajj books, pamphlets and DVD will be distributed free.
4. There is no fee for participation in the program, but we need only your confirmation before20 September 2014.
Get benefit from this and kindly forward it to such persons who are going to Hajj so that they also can get benefit of this. May Allah reward us for this.
If any person wants to inquire about Hajj or Umrah, he can contact me on (00966 508237446) or send me an e-mail on (email@example.com). Insha Allah, I will try to give answer in the light of the Qur'an and Hadeeth.
Some articles regarding Hajj were published recently in some newspapers which can be read through these links: