ISLAMABAD: The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has said this week it has launched five new humanitarian projects worth over one million dollars to support “educational and professional sectors” in Pakistan.
The Big Heart Foundation was established in May 2015 by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.
“Under the directives of HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), TBHF has launched five humanitarian projects, worth over $1 million, in support of educational and professional sectors in Pakistan,” the foundation said on its Twitter page.
With the new funding, TBHF will build a high school for both boys and girls in Rawalakot, Pakistan.
“This project, worth $580,000, was launched in cooperation with SOS Children’s Villages Pakistan and seeks to bring high-quality education to underprivileged children,” the foundation said.
Another project, worth $200,045, has also been launched to upgrade equipment at women’s welfare development centers in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad and its northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Originally set up as a fundraising campaign in June 2013, TBHF developed into a full-fledged foundation in 2015 “to act as an umbrella organization for overseeing the extensive international humanitarian support under the patronage of HH Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi.”