AFGHANISTAN IS IN CRISIS

Powerful EARTHquake in Afghanistan kills at least 1,000 people

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June 22, 2022 - A powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in one of the deadliest quakes in decades, the state-run news agency reported. Officials warned that the already grim death toll may still rise.

An Afghan child is treated inside a hospital in the city of Sharan after getting injured in an earthquake in Gayan district, Paktika province on June 22, 2022. (Photo by Ahmad SAHEL ARMAN / AFP) (Photo by AHMAD SAHEL ARMAN/AFP via Getty Images) (AFP via Getty Images)

The people of Afghanistan Are Suffering...

Nearly 55% of the Afghan population faces extreme levels of hunger. 3 million Afghan people are internally displaced. Since January 2021, the last surge of violence has caused 600,000 people to flee their homes. 
  • Over 40 years of conflict
  • ​A protracted and severe drought and other natural disasters
  • ​Chronic poverty and food insecurity
Just imagine having to whatever you THINK is of value just to provide food for your family. 
Just imagine that your child who is supposed to be in kindergarten or Grade 1 now has to work more than 12 hours a day just to survive. Millions of Afghan families need us. The children of Afghanistan need us and time is running out.

$3.4 Billion (77%) of the $4.4 billion required to deliver humanitarian assistance in 2022 for Afghanistan remains UNFUNDED.

We need to respond now.

What are we doing to help?

Partnering with trusted International NGOs like UNHCR, Humaniti is providing essential aid to families as tensions and tragedies continue to unfold. 

With your support, Humanti will:

Supply urgent medical equipment and medicines to emergency hospitals 

Distribute food parcels, clothing and food vouchers to affected families. 

Support orphans

Provide water and cash assistance to vulnerable groups

how it works

About Us

Humaniti is a nonprofit with a mission to change the world. We work collaboratively with a diverse set of stakeholders to offer hope and help break the cycles of poverty - and thus alleviate suffering amongst the most vulnerable locally and across the globe.

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Humaniti is committed to responsible and transparent stewardship of funds received from our dedicated donors. While we will ensure specified funds for countries are allocated accordingly, should these funds not be eligible for various reasons, Humaniti reserves the right to direct these donations to other projects benefitting vulnerable communities.

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About Indus Health Network

The Indus Health Network (IHN) provides quality healthcare absolutely free of cost to millions of deserving patients through its countrywide network of hospitals in Pakistan. Starting with only one hospital in Karachi in 2007, IHN is now managing multiple tertiary and secondary care Hospitals, Physical Rehabilitation Centers, Regional Blood Centers, Community Health Centers, and a Public Health Program spread across 52 districts of Pakistan.

Indus Hospital’s purpose is to provide indiscriminate, quality healthcare to all in a state-of-art hospital in Pakistan. IHN is a not-for-profit healthcare system that solely relies on public donations. To achieve its purpose, IHN is partnering with individuals, corporates, international donor agencies, educational institutions, international affiliations, and the provincial and federal government.

Is Friends of Indus Hospital and The Indus Hospital, Pakistan the same?

No, they are both different entities. The Indus Hospital is a hospital based in Korangi, Karachi which provides quality medical services free of cost to all irrespective of religion, caste, creed, age, gender and financial status.

On the other hand, Friends of Indus Hospital (FOIH) is a US-based 501(c) (3) registered charity which supports the efforts of Indus Health Network by raising awareness and generating funds from the communities across USA.

Does Indus Hospital charge any money from the patients?

No, the patients at the Indus Hospital are charged $0 for every visit and treatment.

What are the ways I can donate to Indus Hospital?

You can donate to the Indus Hospital in multiple ways including:
  • PayPal
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  • ​Zelle
  • ​Credit Card
  • ​Donate to our campaign
  • ​Feeling Blessed
  • ​Double your Donation/Matching Gift
  • ​Amazon Smile
  • ​Call us to Donate

Why support Indus Health Network

Since its inception, millions of patients have been treated at The Indus Hospital absolutely free of cost. This would not have been possible without the generous support of our donors. By supporting us you help us ensure that we have access to the latest equipment and up-to-date medical facilities for patient care; that we provide our healthcare professionals with latest professional development training; and opportunities for research and innovation endeavors.

Are these donations tax deductible?

Yes! Friends of Indus Hospital, Inc (FOIH) is a US-based 501(c)(3) registered charity, established to support the efforts of Indus Health Network in providing quality healthcare services Completely Free of Cost to under-served patients in Pakistan. All donations given to FOIH are eligible for tax deduction under US law

What is childhood cancer?

Childhood cancer (also called pediatric cancer) typically refers to a cancer that is found in children and teens, and sometimes young adults. It is not just one disease. There are many types, which can be found in different places throughout the body.

The most common cancer in children is leukemia, a type of blood cancer. Cancer can also occur in organs and tissues such as the lymph nodes (lymphoma), nervous system (brain tumors) and muscles, bone and skin (solid tumors).

Does cancer treatment save lives?

Cancer treatments do in fact regularly save lives. However, one of the challenges of a cancer diagnosis is the need for continued treatment making your support all the more necessary for those who have nowhere to turn.

Is my donation Zakat eligible?

Yes! Approximately 70% of our recipients are Zakat Eligible.

What is the average cost of cancer treatment?

You can cover the entire treatment for a child for $5000 USD!

How is my Zakat money spent? Who is it spent on?

The Zakat donations that we receive from our donors are distributed among Zakat eligible patients for whichever treatment they are receiving from Indus Health Network facilities.

What are your guidelines for distributing Zakat Donations?

The Indus Hospital provides quality care without any discrimination, free of cost through the support of your Zakat and Donations.

With the help of reputable Sharia Scholars, The Indus Hospital (TIH) has developed a criterion to ascertain if Zakat is applicable to a certain individual. Whenever a patient visits the Indus Hospital, he/she goes through the assessment with TIH’s welfare officer to determine if the patient is eligible for Zakat or not.

Once the recipient of Zakat is identified, their MR number is marked to signify that the patient’s treatment should be supported from Zakat account. The patient is requested to sign a declaration granting the Indus Hospital permission to collect Zakat on their behalf and to use that Zakat to sponsor the treatment of his/her and/or other patients or hospital requirements. Once the patient is discharged, hospital generates an internal bill and sends it to the Zakat Committee for settlement.