The school arranged a fascinating program with the help of volunteering
parents for around 3,000 students at its premises
Karachi – November 20, 2017: “Children from all backgrounds playing together and
having fun under one roof; this is the true representation of Universal
Children’s Day. We believe that fostering compassionate action is vital to the
children’s wellbeing,” said Nasreen Hasan, teacher at Dawood Public School and
organizer of the event.
Keeping up with the spirit of Universal Children’s Day, the Dawood Public School
(DPS), with the help of volunteering parents of DPS students, organised a
colourful program for children of all ages. The theme of the day was sharing and
caring that aimed to bring children from all backgrounds to play and work
together creating a sense of equality and harmony amongst them.
The event featured around 3,000 students from different schools who were engaged
in thrilling activities. Students from Dawood Public School, Rahat-e-Islamia
School (adopted by The Dawood Foundation) participated along with students from
other schools including Khatoon-e-Pakistan School, Lady Marium Adamjee School,
Aclep and The Society for the Rehabilitation of Special Children.
The participants were amazed to watch a delightful magic show in which the
magician performed different tricks and illusions. The teachers also celebrated
creativity of art with chalk activities, enabling youngsters to embrace positive
influences that help shape their world while adding to the quality of life in
community. Students also enjoyed bubble show, play dough activity and slime
Volunteering parents of DPS students also contributed substantially to make this
event memorable for the students by bringing beautifully wrapped gifts and
jumping castles. Each volunteer assisted DPS staff in managing the event while
relishing their time in activities with children.
‘We are delighted to volunteer with DPS in hosting these marvellous children
from less-privileged schools from Karachi. It is important for us, as adults to
teach the values of individuals without discrimination to our children.’ Said
Dr. Farah, a volunteering parent of a student at DPS.
Commenting on the unwavering efforts of staff, teachers, students of DPS and
volunteers, Talat Hashimi from the Society for the Rehabilitation of Special
Children said “We would like to thank the students of Dawood Public School and
everyone including teachers parents who dedicated their time and efforts in
inculcating the empathy in our children and inspired them to become better human