Mondelez International has donated Rs. 11 million to the PRCS for flood rehabilitation in Pakistan
The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh Branch received a donation of Rs 11 million from Mondelez Pakistan Limited today. The donations will be channeled to assist not just in the reconstruction of homes but also to provide sustainable avenues for families to rebuild what they’ve lost and to provide for their loved ones.
Mondelez Pakistan Limited, one of the country’s most socially responsible corporations, has contributed cash and in-kind gifts to help families rebuild their homes and livelihoods in flood-affected areas of Pakistan.
Commenting at the occasion, Mr. Sami A. Wahid – Managing Director Mondelēz Pakistan Limited has stated that Mondelez Changemakers is our global community involvement program that closely ties to Snacking Made Right and allows us to make an impact by giving back to community. These are trying times for a significant chunk of the population of Pakistan and People have lost their homes, livelihood and loved ones. Although flood waters are receding across the country, there is a lot that still needs to be done. As a nation and more importantly as an empathetic social entity, we at Mondelez Pakistan Limited are pleased to play a role with our partners doing the same for rehabilitation initiatives being carried out across the country.
While expressing his gratitude, Kanwar Waseem, Provincial Secretary of Pakistan Red Crescent-Sindh, thanked Mondelez Pakistan for standing with the people of Pakistan in these testing times. He also added that the unprecedented floods have played havoc across the country. We need joint efforts to alleviate the sufferings of the flood victims and need speedy compensation for those families who had lost their loved ones and whose property had been damaged during the floods.
Dr. Amjad Saqib, Founder of Akhuwat, attended the event and also accepted the 11 million donations as well as expressed gratitude to Mondelez International.