Karachi – February 20: 2018: Aimed at extending relief and assistance to the earthquake affectees of Bela, Balochistan, K-Electric has provided 400 families with packages of perishable food items.
Majeed Baloch, Chief Officer, Municipal Committee Bela said, “We appreciate KE’s quick response to the situation and provision of food items to the earthquake-affected community of Bela. We urge other organizations to also come forward and help in rehabilitation efforts.”
According to KE spokesperson, “KE stands with the people of Bela in their time of loss and grief. In an effort to provide immediate relief to affected families, we are channeling our contribution specifically for the provision of desperately needed food items in the area. This contribution is a manifestation of our CSR programme and commitment towards the citizens of our country.”
KE strives to provide timely assistance to the people affected by disasters. In the past, KE also supported the affectees of timber market incident, Baldia Factory, Abbas Town, Bolton Market and others. Moreover, the power utility under its Social Investment Programme (SIP) reaches around 3.9 million lives annually through 15 partners including SIUT, TCF, Indus Hospital, LRBT, The Kidney Center and SOS Children’s Village among others. Initiatives under SIP include facilitating education for the underprivileged; providing free or subsidized electricity to Karachi’s key educational and health institutions.