By Rafiullah Mandokhail
ZHOB: Chief Executive Officer Human Development Foundation (HDF) Suhail Awan has said that the HDF has been struggling for the improvement of peoples’ living standard in the poverty stricken districts across Pakistan for the last two decades.
He expressed these views while addressing the participants of village organization Killi Pasta during his visit to Zhob.
“HDF has been fighting extreme poverty through a unique holistic model comprising social mobilization, education, health, economic development and sustainable environment. HDF focuses on delivering sustainable solutions for human development,” Awan said.
On his arrival to VO office in Killi Pasta, the community members warmly welcomed the HDF CEO Suhail Awan and Team Leader Zhob Naeem Mandokhail. President VO Muhammad Rahim Mandokhail appreciated the HDF efforts since 2002 including, community trainings, provision of agricultural seeds and plants and distribution of rations among the poor during the Covid-19 lockdown in the district.
He demanded of the CEO to establish a sewing and embroidery training center for women, initiate Youth skills programme and solar schemes for their farm lands and provision of different types of seeds to the growers.
Suhail Awan briefed the participants on the aims and objectives of HDF, obtaining and distributing funds and assured them of support in the future. WHO representative Dr. Sheikh Zarak Mandokhail, Community Resource Person HDF and social activist Sheikh Ashraf Mandokhail also appreciated the role of HDF in health, education and other sectors.
“LSO Shahabzai and Meena bazaar member should resolve their problems at village level and do not try to involve HDF in their personal issues.” CEO HDF also paid a visit to delay action dams in Badinzai and Shahabzai union councils.