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Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal or (PBM) is a charity and social welfare organisation to help the poor and needy in Pakistan. PBM is a semi-autonomous body set up through a 1992 Act of the Government of Pakistan.[1][2]

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Mission and objectivesEdit

PBM significantly contributes to poverty alleviation through its various projects, including providing assistance to the destitute, widows, orphans, invalids, and other needy persons in the society.[1] It provides financial assistance to the needy with emphasis on rehabilitation. PBM is assisting the poor in a variety of areas with the government funds.[1]

ProgramsEdit

  • Special Program that provides financial help to deserving poor people earning less than Rupees10,000 a month[1]
  • Educational assistance to the needy and orphans and financial aid for the non-affording and deserving students for higher professional education
  • Residential accommodation in shelter homes for the deserving homeless and abandoned elderly people[1]
  • Set up free hospitals and rehabilitation centers for the poor to provide free medical treatment
  • Financial aid and grants to charitable institutions with educational & vocational training programs[1][2]
  • Sponsor and promote self-employment schemes[2]
  • Provide relief to the needy and poor during natural disasters[2]

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal also is the sponsor of Benazir Income Support Programme. It also provides money to poor and deserving students of almost all universities of Pakistan.[3] Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh is the Managig Director (MD) of Pakistan Bait-ul Mal.[4]

The Pakistan Sweet Homes project is the sister project for orphans. Zamarud Khan, a former medical doctor is the chairman of Pakistan Sweet Homes, where 3100 children receive basic education, and around 200 girls are being nourished and educated.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Bakhtawar Mian (25 July 2014). "Bait-ul-Mal launches special scheme to help the poor". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Programs". United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) website. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Scholarship - Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad , Pakistan". www.qau.edu.pk website. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Provincial Offices". Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Pakistan Sweet Homes". www.sweethomes.com.pk. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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