Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company’s (SECMC) CSR arm, the Thar Foundation, has been declared as the best CSR model in Pakistan by the United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) Julian Harneis on Thursday.
Thar Foundation has been working actively over the past couple of years to promote women empowerment and uplift the people of Tharparkar. It has also invested in and worked on projects related to heatlh, education etc in the area.
Not only this, the Thar Foundation has managed to inspire other international NGOs to work for the progress and development of Thar. NBA superstar Kyrie Irving’s charity foundation has collaborated with a non-profit organization named Paani to build a solar water centre that is reportedly providing “clean water and facilitating farming” in a remote area of Sindh’s Thar region.
Thar Foundation enables to build and develop Islamkot as a model tehsil and implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).
The UNRC said that the UN will extend technical support to the Foundation to augment the impact of its CSR work in Tharparkar