Shelter homes get hand wash booths

Tarlai Shelter Home provide night stay and food to around 150 homeless and needy every day


APP June 03, 2020
PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: The management of Shelter Homes-Panahgah has installed booths for washing hands at its facilities in the capital to keep the coronavirus at bay through promotion of hygiene habits among the inmates.

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"With the help of a Strengthening Participatory Organisation, we have installed at least three hand-washing booths at each shelter home in Islamabad including the one in Bhara Kahu," PM's Focal Person on Shelter Homes Naseemur Rehman told the media at Tarlai Shelter Home during his routine inspection visit.

Tarlai Shelter Home is among the eight shelter homes of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. It is located at the federal capital's outskirts and provide night stay and food to around 150 homeless and needy every day. He said the management took the Eidul Fitr holidays as an ample opportunity to improve the basic services at the shelter homes.  

Published in The Express Tribune, June 3rd, 2020.

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