SEPLAA Ramadan Activity 2

The SEPLAA youth and child members distributed 200 iftaar boxes again on Thursday, 24th July amongst the attendants and child patients at the Children Hospital Lahore.  The team consisted of Zahra, Amal, Dina, Zeeshan, Taha, Moosa, Saad and Zaina! Well done SEPLAA Team! 🙂 Visit the link to view event photographs.

SEPLAA Ramadan Activity 1

As part of the SEPLAA Youth Development Summer Internship Program (SYD-SIP) and the SEPLAA Young Leaders’ Club (SYLC) summer camp, the first Ramadan Activity was conducted in the Children’s Hospital Lahore on the 11th of July, 2014 (Friday). The SEPLAA Student and Child Members took part in the first Ramadan Activity by collecting funds to pack Read more about SEPLAA Ramadan Activity 1[…]

SEPLAA Ramadan Activity: Iftaar with patients and attendants at Children’s Hospital Lahore

We are so fortunate that we are well and some of us are well off too. It is the month of blessings. Why not share some of our blessings with those who are neither well nor well off? The SEPLAA Foundation will be having Iftari with around 60 patients and their attendants who have to Read more about SEPLAA Ramadan Activity: Iftaar with patients and attendants at Children’s Hospital Lahore[…]

SEPLAA Symposium on the Right to Children’s Education

We all want our children to go to school. But how can the message be put across in an innovative manner so that more and more stand up, take notice and take action for those who are not lucky enough to see the inside of a school or be able to learn from a book? Read more about SEPLAA Symposium on the Right to Children’s Education[…]

UNICEF Consultative Session with NGOs on Child Rights & Policy Review

Report by Ribca Ralph, Trainee Sub Editor, Impact SEPLAA. The 2nd UNICEF consultative workshop with NGOs & CBOs on “Review of Child Rights Policies, Legislation and laws in Punjab” was held on the 22nd of July, 2013 at Royal Palm Golf & Country Club, Lahore. Ms. Shagufta Bhatti (Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF) touched briefly upon Read more about UNICEF Consultative Session with NGOs on Child Rights & Policy Review[…]

UNICEF holds Consultative Session on Child Rights with Government Departments

Report by Ribca Ralph, Trainee Sub Editor, Imapct SEPLAA. UNICEF is closely working with the Children Complaint Office of the Ombudsman Office on a five year project to bring the laws in Pakistan in line with the UNCRC.  The first two steps included having two consultative sessions; one with the government departments (development sector) and Read more about UNICEF holds Consultative Session on Child Rights with Government Departments[…]

2nd Annual SEPLAA Thalassemia Awareness Ambassador Training

Knowledge can help save a life. Join us to learn more about what is thalassemia and how it can be prevented. ‘Save a life, save a generation’- SEPLAA Health Awareness message.   The 1 hour training is free of charge as a sadaqa-e-jaria. But SEPLAA Foundation registered Members also become Thalassemia Awareness Ambassadors for a Read more about 2nd Annual SEPLAA Thalassemia Awareness Ambassador Training[…]

The ‘child’ in Malala

By Ms. Ammara Farooq Malik, Founder SEPLAA Foundation This post was originally published here. When I thought of Malala Yusufzai a month back when I was discussing her with a group of small children under the banner of the SEPLAA Young Leaders Club, the thought that came to mind was: ‘What a good little girl Read more about The ‘child’ in Malala[…]

What do children want?

By Shmyla Khan The following article was published in Impact SEPLAA Vol. II. It is ironic that those asking and answering this question are not children. Children are a marginalized majority. This oxymoron rings true of a country like Pakistan where an astonishing 44.5% of the population is under eighteen. Surely this 44.5% has something Read more about What do children want?[…]