CHITRAL, 27 July 07:To compensate the flood and avalanche hit people Karim Abad Area Development Organization (KADO) distributed relief goods among affected people at Shughoor. District Nazim Chitral Haji Maghfirat Shah was chief guest on the occasion while Tehsil Nazim Sartaj Ahmad Khan and district Naib Nazim Sultan Shah were also present at the moment. KADO with collaboration of Innovation for Poverty Reduction Program (IPRP) distributed these edible items and iron sheets for rehabilitation. They were financially supported by SDC (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Switzerland and Swiss Inter cooperation Pakistan.
They distributed food items among 280 affected and 16 iron sheet per head among 60 people in a simple ceremony. M. Yaqub coordinator KADO highlighted objectives of and said that Kado established an English Medium school at Karimabad where some 250 students are reading. They also provided equipment and computers to science laboratories of different schools of the area. Besides it they donated 10,000 rupees per head to 55 people for poverty alleviation. They imparted awareness regarding medicinal plants.District Naib Nazim Sultan Shah said that work on self help basis were introduced by these local people but now they have abandoned and that is why non local NGOs come here to support us. He hailed services of Aga Khan Rural Support Program who helped KADO for uplifting the area. Tehsil Nazim Sartaj Ahmad Khan, President Aga Khan Regional Council Afzal Aman, Coordinator IPRP Adalat Khan, Dr. Haidarul Mulk, Chairman KADO Amir Muhammad and District Nazim Chitral Maghfirat Shah spoke on the occasion.