ELAJ TRUST

Elaj is a registered social welfare trust which was setup in 2015 and has been regularly providing disaster relief to victims of heatwave, flood, drought and earthquake in different parts of Pakistan. The Trust also seeks to promote, proliferate and innovate modern healthcare solutions in Pakistan with its recently set up tech incubator called Elaj Tech Lab.

2015 & 2016 - Year in Review

Your support made it possible for us to reach out to communities in Thar, Chitral, Karachi and Sindhupalchowk (Nepal). We look forward to your continued support in 2017.

15000

PEOPLE FACILITATED DURING KARACHI HEAT WAVE (APPROXIMATE FIGURE)

5000

PLUS PEOPLE FACILITATED POST EARTHQUAKE

400

PATIENTS FACILITATED MONTHLY AT JPMC WARD-7

1000

PLUS PEOPLE PROVIDED MEDICAL RELIEF POST EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL

Recent News

Karachi beating the heat with Elaj Trust

Elaj Trust has set up around 30 camps from Saddar Empress Market to Korangi Road, from Sea View to Lyari General Hospital and from Kharadar to Neelam Colony; identifying key areas where it is needed the most. They provide water and ORS to the visitors and shelter to rest for a while on their day excursions and inform them about ways to stay cool and hydrated in the extreme weather.

HeatWave: Lessons Learnt

The Elaj Foundation is doing some really good work as they go about their awareness campaign for heatwave. Elaj is a registered social welfare trust established in 2015 known for its active role in assisting victims to recover from flood, drought, earthquake, and heatwave. The Elaj Tech Lab is no secret either where various modern healthcare solutions are promoted, proliferated, and innovated.

Climate change and your role

According to the statistics of Em-DAT Database and City District Government Karachi as printed in Karachi 2015 Heat Wave – A Visual Guide by Climate & Development Knowledge Network, Pakistan’s spell of heatwave (40 C – 49 C) in 2015, which claimed 1,242 lives is eight of the 10 most deadliest heatwaves in world history.

کراچی ہیٹ ویو: اسے ہوّا مت بنائیں

کراچی میں کلائمٹ چینج پر ہونے والے ایک مباحثہ میں کراچی کی ہیٹ ویو کو بھی موضوع بحث بنایا گیا۔ پینل ڈسکشن میں ایڈیشنل کمشنر شاہ زیب شاہ، ڈائریکٹر جناح اسپتال ڈاکٹر سیمی جمالی سمیت مخلتف ماہرین نے شرکت کی۔ آئی بی اے میں ہونے والے اس مباحثے کے موضوعات تو اور بھی تھے لیکن شرکا کی توجہ کراچی کی ہیٹ ویو