Edhi takes lost children back home

Published: June 13, 2016
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The Edhi Foundation’s cross-country bus takes missing children and reunites them with their families. The bus has a 90% success rate, according to foundation head Faisal Edhi. PHOTO: SAJID RAUF/ EXPRESS

The Edhi Foundation’s cross-country bus takes missing children and reunites them with their families. The bus has a 90% success rate, according to foundation head Faisal Edhi. PHOTO: SAJID RAUF/ EXPRESS

KARACHI: Officials from the Edhi Foundation left on Sunday on a cross-country bus tour to find the families of 35 children living at their facility.

Edhi Foundation head Faisal Edhi said that these lost children have been living at Edhi centres for the last six or seven months but their parents have not contacted them as yet.

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These children went missing in various cities of the country and finally reached the Edhi Centre in Karachi. The aim is to reunite these children with their parents before Eidul Fitr, said he said.

During the tour, the bus service will also include children living in Edhi Homes in Quetta, Peshawar, Lahore and Islambad.

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The Edhi Foundation organises a cross-country tour every year to reunite lost children with their parents, he said, adding that through this bus tour almost 90% of the children are reunited with their families.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2016.

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  • citizen
    Jun 14, 2016 - 1:04PM

    Great initiative . Go EIDHI Recommend

  • Imran
    Jun 14, 2016 - 2:08PM

    May Allah help EIDHI Foundation continue its mission forever AmeenRecommend

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