May 15th, 2012
Advocating their commitment of spreading smiles and bringing joy to the children across Pakistan,Ufoneheld a fun carnival for the children of SOS village on the 14th of May 2012.SOS Pakistan recently built a new establishment in Islamabad boasting a spectacular facility. This carnival comes in the wake of a successful plantation activity at the SOS villages of Lahore and Islamabad. The members of the Ufone Volunteer Group took part in an eco-friendly project and planted trees across the villages.
For the entertainment of the kids jumping castles along with carnival rides were set up which were thoroughly enjoyed by all and sundry. The children were fascinated by the cotton candy treats and the mischievous clown who danced and did tricks for them. A refreshments corner was arranged with an unlimited supply of drinks and food for the children to snack on in between all the fun they were having. Additionally a dance competition and musical chairs was also organized and gifts were distributed amongst the winners.
Akbar Khan, Chief Marketing Officer at Ufone,joined the children in their enthusiasmand shared a special moment of bonding with themas together they enjoyed the magic show and story-telling competition.
Ufone, one of the leading telecom companies in the country, has been at the forefront of many social initiatives which have been taken to benefit the populace. Since inception Ufone has been a socially responsible organization, and over the last few years, has carried out various CSR projects related to child health care, mentor and counseling programs for school going children and on highlighting the need for a green and healthy environment.
On the occasion, Akbar Khansaid “just looking at the joy and excitement on the faces of all these young children gives me so much satisfaction.Ufonewishes to strengthen its bond with SOS Children’s Villages as these children are our future.He stressed upon the need for maintaining a healthy environment for the children of Pakistan and emphasized that these children should be nurtured into becoming leaders of tomorrow. He committed that there would more such fun initiatives in the forthcoming months as Ufone believes in spreading smiles and bringing delight to the children of Pakistan”