Solar LED Lantern Distribution, Bhako Village May8, 2012
Solar LED Lantern Distribution, Bhako Village May8, 2012
Tharparkar District, Province of Sindh, Pakistan
Pervaiz Lodhie “Pehli Kiran” socio-economic poverty alleviation program for rural Pakistan’s poorest marginalized communities. 500 LED Lanterns
Manufactured and donated by Shaantech KEPZ Karachi gifted to 500 families of Bhako, Kharoro and Vekasar Villages. These villages are only couple of miles from the India border, Nagarparkar area of Thar desert. Majority of people are Hindus. No roads into these villages. We had to use 4-Wheel Drive UNDP vehicles.
Trip and distribution facilitated and supported by:
Masood Lohar, UNDP Green Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme
Abbas Khoso, Integrated Rural Awareness and Development Organisation (IRADO)
Present on the trip:
Pervaiz Lodhie, LEDtronics, USA
Shahid Siddiqui, Shaan Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan
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