REPORT: IFTAR PARTY GRAND DINNER, WHEELCHAIR AND NEW DRESS DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (PWDS) IN SWIMMING POOL LAWN, KMC SPORTS COMPLEX, KASHMIR ROAD, KARACHI ON 26TH JUNE, 2016.
On Sunday 27th June 2016, A.R.C.P & Estanara Group organized an Iftar and Dinner for persons with disabilities. The venue was KMC Sports Complex near swimming pool lawn and the arrangement was set to entertain about 400 persons.
The event started with a welcoming speech by M. Mobin Uddin (CEO Estanara Group), he announced the agenda for the event and thanked everybody for their presence, and also introduced the chief guest and the guest of honor to the audience.
The program formally started with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, followed by Humd o Sanah and a Naat (praising Allah SWT and Prophet Muhammad S.A.W) and our host launched our event traditionally with the announcement of gifts and recipients.
The Iftar and Dinner was well organized for the audience by A.R.C.P & Estanara Group, Iftar was served on the tables with the call of Adhan e Maghrib and with a short break for Salath (prayers) the event continued with the gift distribution. They had a variety of items to be distributed among the people in need, to share a piece of love in this noble month of festive for Muslims. The items were wheelchairs, Eid dresses, Cash Amount (Eidi), Holy Quran, Sewing Machines, Utility Stuffs, Helmets and etc.
There was also a segment of Helmet Distribution as a safety precaution for the pwds who came to the event on their motor bikes.
Then with a short interval Dinner, dessert and Cold drinks were also served on the tables, it was great to see civilized and well behaved audience cooperating with management/volunteers.
In this event thay also payed tribute to the leaders of Disaibility Movement in Pakistan, who are no more with us but their contribution towards disability rights will always be remembered.
Nooruddin Bhamani A.K.A Munna Bhai and Mr. Shams Uddin (Hyderabad), there was a special code of appreciation presented to the wife of Munna Bhai. As Munna Bhai is the first PWD to receive a civil award by Government of Pakistan.
Such events are always a great source of motivation for people with disabilities and specially the people in need. Events like this are providing an opportunity to people from deprived sector, mostly the neglected ones to be a part of society and feel the pleasure of Inclusion.