2008 Report
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One Million Trees
  • Hidaya initiated this project in Pakistan and the United States. Once well underway, Hidaya intends to execute this project in other countries where Hidaya works as well.

  • In 2008, Hidaya distributed over 45,000 tree seedlings to mostly students and farmers at various communities for planting in Pakistan & US.

  • At every school and community a team lead and back up implemented the project successfully in addition to Hidaya Project Manager.  Team lead will be monitoring and providing monthly reports of survival rate of seedlings.

  • The variety of tree seedlings included Margosa (Neem), Eucalyptus, Conocarpus, Acacia, Moringa and Jamun, and more.

  • Hidaya has establishted its own nursery in Sukkur, Pakistan for ongoing and timely supply of seedlings.  The nursery is growing nearly 150,000 plants for planting in surrounding areas upon maturity.

  • Norway Spruce (Flemington, NJ), Long leaf pine (Swansboro, NC), White Spruce (Buffalo, NY), and Eldarica Pine (Phoenix, AZ), Coast Live Oak (Santa Clara, CA)   were or distributed in United States among several schools.
Children from a New Jersey School who received seedlings from Hidaya Foundation

 

Vegetables for healthy Living:

  • In the Spring of 2008 Hidaya distributed approximately 13 kilograms (approximately 97,500 seeds) of Opo/Kadoo/Lauki (Gourd) seed and 13 kilograms (approximately 97,500 seeds) of Zucchini/Toori/Turai seed to students at various communities.

  • A total of 39,000 packets, containing five seeds of Toori or Kadoo with the instructions of how to plant and care were distributed.
 

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.