No religion is above humanity - Abdul Sattar Edhi

The Edhi Foundation has expanded and reaches deep within the community. With the help of volunteers and donors, Edhi foundation is now able to provide these services

Welfare Activities

 

Baby cradles (jhoolas) are installed at most Edhi centers, where unwanted or abandoned babies may be left. Adoptions are then arranged for the infants.

Destitute homes (Apna Ghar) service orphans, runaways, and the mentally ill. Warehouses hold supplies for emergency situations.

Missing Persons Service posts bulletins for missing persons in the press, on radio and TV.

Prisoner's Aid provides provisions and legal aid to imprisoned persons.

Graveyard Services provide washing and burials for unclaimed bodies. Religious services are provided according to the deceased's religious affiliation.

Public Kitchens feed the hungry in Karachi, Lahore, and Rawalpindi

Animal Shelter Edhi Homes were originally meant to provide services to the distressed and ailing destitutes. Soon, however, animals that were cruelly treated by their owners and had become lame, crippled or badly wounded, started ending up in Edhi Centers. These also include missing animals and unwanted pets which have no other place to go except Edhi shelters. In view of the increasing number of such animals, Edhi Foundation established a separate treatment unit which has now grown up into a small zoo. Veterinary doctors look after these animals along with other volunteer staff at super highway, Karachi. These animals include peacocks, owls, deers, monkeys, horses, mules, cats, dogs and a number of domestic birds.

Emergency Activities

 

Field Ambulance Service provides 1800 ambulances (the largest ambulance fleet in Pakistan and the largest private ambulance service network in the world).

Air Ambulance Service provides two airplanes and one helicopter.

Marine and Coastal Service provides weather warnings, air-drops food supplies, and recovers dead bodies.

Emergency Checkposts provides immediate, emergency care.

Sponsored Projects

 

Highway Projects are developing new Edhi centers across the nation of Pakistan.

Blood and Drug Banks provide medicine to needy persons. They also collect and store blood for transfusions.

Cancer Research Hostel houses 50 cancer patients in Karachi.

International Activities

 

Refugee Assistance provides help to refugees in Pakistan.

International Community Centers are established in several nations to assist Pakistanis and other Asians overseas.

Foreign Chapters are Edhi Foundation offices established in other nations, such as Japan, the UK, and the USA.

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