two major ills of our society.
To combat these ills, we in September 2002 started the following services
under the banner of Suffah Welfare Centre.
i. A free dispensary has been set up where experienced doctors are available
during specific timings for checkups.
ii. Free medicines are provided at the clinic.
iii. Anti- natal care for pregnant women is provided through the services of
a lady doctor.
iv. Emergency treatment for asthmatic patients with Oxygen and nebulizer is
available at the clinic.
v. Glucometer with sticks is available for treatment of Diabetes.
vi. De-worming of children.
vii. Treatment of scabies.
viii. Treatment of anemia especially in children and women.
Other first aid facilities.
x. Creating awareness among the people regarding various health hazards.
Helping Needy People
The following items and cash were distributed free of cost among needy
i. Grocery items and everyday edible items like flour, rice, cooking oil,
sugar and pulses.
ii. Winter clothes
iii. Eid Gifts among 20 families which included vermecilli, sugar, milk,
edible oil and some dry fruit.
iv. Special Eid packets for children containing toys, sweets, biscuits,
artificial jewelry, henna and bangles.
v. Medicines to some poor patients for diabetes, hypertension and
vi. Milk for malnourished children.
vii. Walker for the rehabilitation of a disabled patient.
viii. Rs 5000 to a family to build their Roof of two rooms.
ix. Rs 5000 to a poor family of which both husband and wife were blind for
the installation of their Electrical Meter.
x. Rs 7600 for bridal clothes for two poor girls.
The following activities were initiated in this regard:
i. A small library of audio, video cassettes, audio CDs ,VCDs and books was
ii. A free patchwork class for women was initiated from November 2002.
iii. Free sewing and cutting classes for women were launched in January
iv. Free basic computer courses for boys and girls were initiated from
v. A literacy class of 22 students was started in a nearby mosque. In this
class, the course of 1st three classes of Punjab Text board will be taught
in almost one year.
vi. Stationery items like books, copies, rubber, pencils and sharpners were
provided by center.
following programs are being planned for the future:
Provision of free mobile health services to slum areas.Establishing a
laboratory for basic tests, X-ray and Ultra sound facilities.
Providing free specialist’s consultation.
Forming a kid’s club with a good children’s library.
iv. Providing assistance in education of intelligent and poor students.
Qur’ānic lectures at the center.
(All those who would like to contribute to the cause of
the centre are requested to contact Dr Agha Tariq Sajjad at