Ufone joins hands with Khana Ghar to provide relief to flood-affected communities in Karachi
Islamabad, August 29, 2020: Ufone’s brand ambassador and founder of Khana Ghar, Parveen Saeed, pledged to provide cooked meals to the people of Surjani Town and Yousuf Goth who have been worst affected by the heavy rainfall in Karachi. To amplify the impact of this noble gesture, a Pakistani telecom company, Ufone has decided to further give out cooked meals and provide clean drinking water to the residents of the area.
Torrential rainfall in Karachi has wreaked havoc in Surjani town and Yousuf Goth, thousands of people have lost their homes and are deprived of basic amenities. People are facing an extreme shortage of food supplies and clean drinking water. Additionally, the prolonged power outage has increased the problems for the citizens. Scores of families in Karachi’s Surjani Town and Yousuf Goth were forced to relocate due to the massive downpour.
Leading humanitarian, Parveen Saeed, decided to step up in this situation and help people during desperate times. Saeed, who is also a resident of the area, provides subsidized food to the low-income group. To commend these inspirational efforts, Ufone lent support to Parveen Saeed and decided to back her endeavor of feeding the needy.
Ufone Head of PR and CSR Amir Pasha said, “Ufone realizes the pain of the people in Karachi. This is an unprecedented situation and millions suffer from heavy rainfall in the metropolis. The need of the hour is to support each other and stand with each other. People like Parveen Saeed are the real heroes of the nation as they never shy away from helping their fellow citizens. We shall lend all sorts of support to her efforts so that the maximum number of people can be benefitted.”
Parveen Saeed extended her gratitude to Ufone and said, “The situation is extremely bad in Surjani Town and Yousuf Goth, people are unable to find food and feed their families. Khana Ghar is trying to ensure that no one has to sleep hungry. I am grateful to Ufone for their usual support to Khana Ghar with their help we shall now further expand our efforts and reach out to more people.”
Through this unique initiative, Ufone has once again reflected its commitment to its slogan “Tum hi to ho” because for Ufone the well-being, safety, and happiness of Pakistanis is the most important factor.
In the last 48 hours, Karachi has experienced the worst rain spell of the decade yet the resilience of the people of Karachi has left everyone appalled. Despite difficulties, the people of Karachi are standing together to emerge out of this crisis successfully. The technical teams of Ufone are working round the clock to restore connectivity services and are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring seamless services for customers.