We should do more together than actually practice distancing socially during a pandemic. We can support people. We can help people. Many organizations and individuals operate in Pakistan 24 hours a day to bring food and other essential goods to the most heavily affected sections of the population. This organization will use your money to do good work.
You can make donations in this hour of need here are a list of organisations:
The Robin Hood Army
The volunteer-based group, made up of students and young professionals gets surplus food from restaurants to the less fortunate people at orphanages, old-age homes and public hospitals.
To date they have provided ration bags to over 5,000 plus families from March 18 in Karachi and Lahore. Here is how you can get in touch-
Number: 021-38693111, 03008861164
Bank details: Askari Bank Limited
A/C title: Musa Ejaz Farrukh
Salman Sufi Foundation
The Lahore-based Foundation is providing rations to daily wage workers in poor neighborhoods. Each ration bag costs Rs.3,000, which includes oil, daal, flour and rice.
Number: 0308 2935454
Human Development Foundation
The Foundation is providing food packages to those affected by the lockdown across the country. You can make a donation of Rs.1,000, Rs. 5,000 or more.
Bank Name: Bank Alfalah Limited
Title of Account: Human Development Foundation – Donation
Bank Account Number: 00351002493468
Swift Code: ALFHPKKA
Whatever the challenge, the Edhi Foundation is always up to the task. These days they need all the financial assistance to help those who need it the most.
The Orange Tree Foundation
The Foundation provides one ration bag to a family of six, which costs Rs.5,800. It is requesting people to send their donations to the following details
Number: 0300 0225519
Merit n Merit
The organisation, based out of Karachi, is working to provide rations to poor workers.
Al Khidmat Foundation
The Foundation’s details can be found on their website:
Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for Covid-19
Or you can donate directly to the government, which will go towards the state procuring more protective equipment for the doctors and essentials for hospitals, as well as provide a cash stipend to the most vulnerable.
Bank of Pakistan
Account No: 4162786786
Swift Code: NBPAPKKAMBR
Main Branch Karachi
Saylani Welfare Trust
For those wanting to donate to the welfare distributing rations in Sindh and Punjab, here is the link to their online donation page.
CRSS compiles guide
Apart from donations, here is a step-by-step coronavirus set of guidelines by the Centre for Research and Security Studies for helping the masses.
Step-by-Step COVID-19 Guide for Pakistan created by the Center for Research & Security Studies in collaboration with data from #geotv #CoronaUpdate #COVID2019 #CoronaInPakistan #COVID19 #Pakistan @ImtiazGul60 @ZeeSalahuddin @Matrixxmedia @MustafaMalic pic.twitter.com/FQZcohhkJx— CRSS (@CRSSpak) March 30, 2020