2008 Report
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No Orphan without Education

  • 1,303 Orphans and 542 widowed Mothers / Guardians are currently receiving stipends every month from $33 to $84 depending on family size.
  • School tuition and exam fee will continue to be paid by Hidaya directly to the school.
  • In-kind items such as uniforms, shoes, books and stationary will be purchased and given to orphans time to time during the year.
  • Approximately 10% of the orphans are attending basic computer classes at Hidaya which include windows, word, exel and power point.



Future Plans:

  • Installation of Water Hand Pumps at the homes of Orphans who do not currently have access to water in their home.
  • Improve the current monitoring system to minimize school dropout of Orphan students.
  • Provide Qard-e-Hasana and training to Orphans who never attended school and are now reaching adulthood.
  • Arrange separate classes for adult literacy for Orphans who never attended school and are now reaching adulthood.
  • Provide vocational training to Widows & Orphans so they may become Self Employed through means such as Stitching/Tailoring and Sewing machines.
  • Create a plan to protect children from child labor practices.
  • Attend to basic medical problems of Orphan students.
  • Focus on and take back to schools the Orphan children who have dropped out or have never attended school.
  • In the case there is no school in the village and conditions are conducive, Hidaya may try to start one.



Last update: Tuesday Feb. 3, 2009


Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

Combined Federal Campaign

Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with FEIN 77-0502583. All cash and in-kind donations are tax deductible. Hidaya puts it’s best effort to utilize the funds donated for a specific project, sometimes circumstances dictate we use funds otherwise.