Sunday, March 24, 2013

Handmade items of street-children go on display

MULTAN (APP) - Society for the Protection of Rights of Child (SPARC) arranged exhibition of handmade items of street-children here at a local hotel on Sunday. The handmade items include embroidery, glass work, leather and other articles. A large number of citizens rushed to have view of the exhibition on Sunday. Hyacinth Peter, a representative of SPARC while talking to this agency informed that working of street children of Hyderabad, Multan, Peshawar and Rawalpindi had been put on display in the exhibition. About SPARC, he stated that it was working on rehabilitation of runaway kids as well as street children. The kids were being offered counselling facility at SPARC drop centre to make them useful citizens of state, said Hyacinth Peter.
Miss Sabeen also informed that SPARC managed re-union of 99 kids to their parents in Multan. Similarly, Multan centre managed admissions of 256 kids in different schools and 909 kids were offered healthcare facility, imparted training and skills to the kids by the SPARC trainers, informed Miss Sabeen.
Citizens also purchase items made by the kids. Tasawar Hussain Hujjan, a citizen, purchased scenery to decorate drawing room. The citizen told this scribe that articles of the street kids must be purchased to encourage them and making them useful citizens of society.  On the occasion, Doctor Fakhr, Sikandar and other representatives of SPARC were also present.

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