We were honored by the gracious presence of Dr. Talat Sultan, Chairman Helping Hand for Relief & Development (HHRD), USA on Saturday, Nov 23rd, 2013.
HHRD is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations anywhere all over the world regardless race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background; with special focus on countries where the massive population is living below the poverty line. In addition HHRD also works on long term relief and development programs like livelihood, education, economic empowerment, orphan & widows support and skill development program.
Green Crescent Trust is working as an implementing partner for HHRD in some of the HHRD sponsored projects in Sindh, Pakistan that includes 6 schools in flood affected areas and recently organized teachers training program for teachers of flood affected areas schools.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Talat appreciated the efforts of GCT in successful implementation of projects. He also highlighted the importance of teachers and their role in building up societies. He shared his views about: purpose of life, characteristics of an Islamic school & role and responsibility of school principals.
Mr. Zahid Saeed, CEO Green Crescent Trust also spoke on the occasion and encouraged teachers to actively participate in their communities for the betterment. He encouraged them to make the most of meager resources available to them and strive for improvements in their communities.
In the end Dr. Talat gave certificates to teachers who participated in the training program.