Orphan Family Support (OFSP) – Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan

Orphan Family Support (OFSP)

Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan is working in all 135 districts of Pakistan through its network of committed volunteers. These volunteers find out such orphans and refer them to our Family Support Organizers (FSOs). These FSOs assess all the referred children through personal visits and other means and prepare their cases and required documentation to forward them to regional offices for further verification. After receiving cases from FSOs, regional offices verify the authenticity of provided documents and check the vulnerability of referred children through a local team of volunteers and the local community. All the forwarded cases are discussed individually and get approval for database entry where they are offered to the donors for funding.

Alkhidmat provides financial and moral support to children under 16 years of age. This financial support includes their school fees and subsistence allowance on a quarterly basis. All the children are provided with an educational kit that includes school bag, course books & set of notebooks, stationery, seasonal uniforms, and shoes.

How OFSP Works?

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Alkhidmat Foundation has mechanized the child development through curricular & co-curricular activities, workshops, training, seminars, study circles, and study tours. Orphan Family Support program schedules these activities at the beginning of the year and our Family Support Organizers ensure the execution and implementation of this plan.

Alkhidmat Orphan Care Program has divided its network of 9 regions in 57 clusters for operational purposes. Each region is headed by a regional coordinator who monitors the work of FSOs working in each cluster. All regional coordinators report to the program manager at the head office of the Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan at Lahore.

Services for Orphan Family Support Program

  1. Direct transfer of amount in the bank account of orphan’s mother to help her bear the sustenance expenditure of her orphan child.
  2. Alkhidmat keeps a complete track of his/her educational progress of a sponsored child through appointed cluster incharge.
  3. Routine physical health screening of the child and mother is ensured. If a child is diagnosed for some medical treatment, OFSP arranges for the treatment as well.
  4. For a moral upbringing of the children and their mothers, Study Centers have been established where children and their mothers visit regularly.
  5. Alkhidmat provides interest-free loans to the mothers of orphan children to help them become self-reliant members of the society. For this purpose, mothers are given cattle, sewing machine or sometimes they are given loan to start their own business.

Alkhidmat Orphan Family Support Program