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Water Well

We had set a goal in 2021 to establish 10 solar powered clean water wells. By the end of 2021, we had established 18 total! Each well will cost $2200. Our goal is to raise enough to build 10 this year. See a breakdown of the costs per well below. Please donate the complete $2200 at one time for your well via this page and send us a note at ubawany@thaakat.org with your name, beneficiary name and any additional information you need us to be aware of.

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Emergency Flood Relief

According to the UN’s Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), heavy monsoon rainfall and floods have affected some 2.3 million people in Pakistan since mid-June, destroying at least 95,350 houses and damaging a further 224,100.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Most immediately there is a need to provide food relief. Our team is on the ground in Dadu village, located in Interior Sindh and is surveying the area. Other non profits have already established tents and temporary living shelters until the water recedes.

There is a need to provide at least 1000 food relief packages (at $15 each) containing: Cooking Oil (1 LTR), Flour (10 KG), Rice (3KG), Sugar (1KG), Soaps, Spices, Milk Pack (1 LTR), Salt, Matchsticks, Lentils (2KG), Tea.

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Sponsor a Child

Your monthly contribution helps provide the year long support for a well deserving child, including:

  • Books, supplies and facilities for the year General Healthcare and Emergency Medical Aid
  • Weekly visits with students’ families for counseling and encouraging attendance, especially among young girls
  • An investment in ongoing expansion of classrooms
  • Maintenance and operations of newly installed water filtration systems that for the first time in the area, provide fresh, safe water

* You can cancel or change your monthly support at any time
100% of proceeds will go towards these causes.

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General Donations

More than 85% of total funding comes from the general public. We don’t have big pockets but we hope to achieve great things and can only do this with your support. As much as we plan ahead, we are always in need of funds. Your donation to our general fund helps to ensure we are covered especially in our most difficult times.

Donations can be designated to a specific project, or they are distributed across project sites in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Pakistan.

100% of proceeds will go towards these causes.