Mobilink, Pakistan’s market leader in cellular services and a part of Orascom Telecom Holding, is rigorously conducting relief efforts and delivering basic necessities to flood victims all over the country and has reached out to more than 38,000 individuals.
Items distributed among the suffering families include; 35,000 bottles of clean drinking water, 600 bags of flour, 1,260 packs of Dry rations and 3,650 packs of Ready-to-eat items. Along with the relief goods, a large number of Mobilink employees are also providing dedicated volunteer hours. Mobilink is distributing these items with the help of a cross-functional team of employees directly and in coordination with relief organizations and armed forces where needed. Our teams have reached close to 5,000 familiesin remote areas in and around Muzaffargarh, Nowshera, Charsadda, Swat, Sukkur, D.I. Khan as well as smaller towns and villages across Pakistan.
The items are being procured from the Rs 85 million flood relief fund established by Mobilink and Orascom. In addition, Mobilink employees have contributed more than Rs. 6.5 million from their pockets, through 23 collection points at Mobilink offices nationwide as well as funds raised through friends and family.
In the past, Mobilink has successfully executed major relief efforts like the rehabilitation of earthquake victims in 2005 and a large scale relief camp for 1,000 families of Swat IDPs in 2009