ISLAMABAD: A week long Annual Sports Gala of Pakistan Sweet Home kids titled `Angels on Earth’ would begin from Monday in Jinnah Sports Stadium, Outgoing Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Zamurrad Khan said.
Addressing a Press Conference, he said a total of 3100 kids from 28 cities would participate in the third sports gala. This year for the first time 100 girl children would also participate in sports Gala. The children from sweet homes will present music, tableaus, sports and parade in the eight-day event. The concluding ceremony would be held on March 24.
In 2011, the annual sports gala was attended by 1500 children, 2800 children participated in 2012 and this year 3100 children are participating in the sports gala.
Pakistan’s Sweet Home project is a huge success and will be more prosperous in the coming future as 14 donors would continue sponsoring Pakistan Sweet Home – no matters PPP government remains in office or not, Zammurd Khan said.
A total of fourteen sweet homes have completely been sponsored for the next 14 years and are being run with donations from 14 philanthropists.
He said under PSH project, orphan children’s hailing from all over the country between ages of 4-6 have been enrolled. They are provided with free food, shelter, boarding facility and quality education in the renowned educational intuitions of the area.
Recently, another Pakistan Sweet Home has been established providing residence facilities to over 100 girl children aged 4 to 6.
On March 23 over 50,000 children from various schools will participate in Pakistan day celebrations in Jinnah Stadium.
PBM has distributed over 70,000 wheelchairs, numerous artificial limbs to the deserving. As many as 40,000 wheel chairs had been donated by China.