Ambulance Centres And Associated Ambulances
The number of ambulances will be increased from existing 400 ambulances to 650 ambulances
over the next two years. The total cost of ambulance Centres and associated ambulances
will be approximately 56 million.
Rural Welfare Centres will be established to organise medical and other aids to the
poverty and drought stricken areas of Utthal in Baluchistan, and Thar and Cholistan in
Sindh. These centres will supplement the Foundations relief centres already in
Edhi Community Centres
In its next phase of development, Highway Centres, which are mainly located in rural
areas, shall be converted into community centres to create awareness regarding literacy,
health, sanitation, safe drinking-water and immunisation. The programme will also support
the community for solving their problems on self-help basis. Small loans will be granted
for poultry farming and cattle breeding through Edhi Community Centres.
Establishment of Specialised Centres for Treatment
For treatment of renal problems and poor cancer patients, the Foundation hopes to build
specialised hospitals and surgical units in Pakistan.
Five additional ambulance aircrafts will be acquired within the next three years.
This will include 2 helicopters and 3 Fixed Wing aircrafts.
Construction of Hospitals at Every 100 Kilometres
During accidents on highways, deaths occur due to non availability of timely medical
treatment. The Foundation hopes to build traumatology centres during the next three years
at every 100 kilo meters to save precious lives.
Edhi Public Kitchen
Edhi Foundation hopes to build public kitchens in major cities of Pakistan and in Third
World countries during the next three years for basic food supplies to the poor, needy and
Establishment of Reserve Funds
In order to run Edhi services and meet recurrent expenditures on long-term footing, the
Foundation hopes to raise Rs.400 million within the next five years as a reserve fund
which will act as a fixed deposit base. These funds will be generated through community