Telenor Helps Provide Notebooks to School Children


Telenor Pakistan, as part of its Karo Mumkin initiative, is helping provide 10,000 paper notebooks to school children belonging to low income families.

The notebooks are made from recycled waste paper by Sabz, an NGO founded by Fariha Ambreen, who had won Telenor’s Karo Mumkin campaign.

The two winning ideas out of 25,000 total ideas submitted to Karo Mumkin were funded by Telenor Pakistan with Rs. 2 million for each project.

Fariha Ambreen had won for her idea of ‘Recycling Paper to Provide Notebooks to Schools for Under Privileged Children’ while Mr. Abdul Haq Mohiuddin’s idea of ‘Donating Rs. 100 from your Monthly Salary to Make Education Possible for Street Children’ had won the competition.

Fariha has now reportedly turned her idea into a reality by working closely with Telenor Pakistan on the recycled paper notebooks project.

In the picture, Aamir Ibrahim, Chief Marketing Officer, Telenor Pakistan and Fariha Ambreen (center) presented a plaque to Seema Aziz, head of CARE Foundation at a ceremony held at Govt Girls Primary School Rani Pind Rehmanpura, Lahore to mark the handing over of the first batch of notebooks.

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  • Great initiative from TELENOR. I appriciate the initiative of Telenor MANAGEMENT and this shows that they are not only making money, they are also pending amount for this COUNTRY. Well done TELENOR.

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