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Total funding goal: $10,000

Total funding to date: $10,875

Remaining goal: $-875

Total Donors: 16

Childlife Foundation

http://www.childlifefoundation.org/

Project start date: 11/30/1899

Project completion date: 11/30/1899

SPONSORING ONE PEDIATRIC ER BED



Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi is one of the most populous cities of Pakistan, with over 20 million people residing here. The vast majority belong to the lower socio-economic classes and live in urban slums. In times of emergencies, the underprivileged have to go to public hospitals which are overcrowded, understaffed, and deliver poor quality healthcare. ChildLife Foundation’s aim is to make quality critical care accessible to the children of Pakistan.

We have renovated and operate 2 emergency rooms in Public Sector Hospitals, hire and train qualified staff, and provide medicine and medical equipment.

These two facilities treat about 300,000 children annually completely free of cost. We have established protocols for treatment in collaboration with Stanford University, and our clinical staff provides trainings with certification from the American Heart Association. Our aim is to establish facilities across Karachi, such that in times of emergencies, a parent has an emergency room operated by ChildLife Foundation close to their home, where their child will be given the highest standard treatment. It costs $7 to provide a child with quality healthcare, and sponsoring the operating cost for treatment at a bed in the ER for $10,000 will ensure that approximately 1500 children will be treated. Please donate below!





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Stahl Family Foundation

Amount: $5,000

Status: Matched

Processed: 2017-04-26

Where this project is located

Info about Pakistan


Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan, with a population of over 20 million people. Civil Hospital and National Institute of Child Health, are two of the largest hospitals in the city with patients coming from all over Sindh and areas of Balochistan. ChildLife Foundation operates Pediatric Emergency Rooms at these facilities and catering to the need of every patient that comes through the doors completely free of cost.

Project Milestones

Raising $10,000 will allow us to treat 1500 children at these Emergency Rooms, providing them with treatment at par with private sector hospitals.


Children will be provided with medicine and medical equipment complete with life saving interventions.



Background

ChildLife Foundation has been operating the Emergency Room at Civil Hospital since 2011, and the Emergency Room at NICH since 2013. In 4 years of operations, we have treated over a million children completely free of cost. We hire qualified professional, and carefully measure quality indicators to ensure the highest quality treatment is given to the children from poor and destitute families.


More Information

ChildLife Foundation is a registered non profit organization, working to provide high quality acute healthcare to children completely free of cost. We operate on an annual budget of $3.5 million which includes cost of human resource, medicines and medical supplies, and administrative expenditure. We need your support to help our future survive.