FRIDAY, 14th SEPTEMBER 2018 (3pm to 8pm)
In commemoration of
The Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation (KKAWF) is a non-profit organization, registered as a foundation under Government of Pakistan, Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance 1961 with registration number VSWA/ICT/696, working on drug awareness amongst the teenagers in Pakistan. KKAWF is Certified by the Pakistan Centre for also registered with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Government of Pakistan, with NTN 7222148-8.
We are also registered with The Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number 645760203, NCAGE and SAM.gov.
The Foundation functions as a medium for the exchange of ideas with the goal to engage organizations and communities at all levels in drafting effective policies on drug awareness and substance abuse. We focus on teenagers to make them understand the seven critical years of adolescence and teach emotions management.
Our foundation has five pillars, which are our main goals:
1) Drug Awareness
2) Environment Protection
4) Arts & Culture
5) Civic Sense
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a legal and illegal drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
To provide an opportunity for people to publicly mourn for love ones, without feeling of guilt or shame.
To give Community members information about the issue of fatal and non-fatal overdose.
To send a strong message to current and former drug users that they are valued and their addiction can be reintegrated
To stimulate discussion about overdose prevention and drug policy.
To remind all the risk of overdose
To commemorate IOAD, in continuation of our previous SAVE TOMORROW events, this year we will have rugby match. This event is aimed at spreading awareness of overdose losses together with encouraging the youth to get involved in sports and physical activities.
SAVE TOMORROW 3 is planned to take place at the Pakistan Sports Board (Jinnah Stadium – Sports Complex Islamabad) on Friday, 14th of September 2018 from 1500 hrs to 2000 hrs. The activities are planned for the youth, majorly for the students from different educational institutions of Islamabad, who will represent their respective institutions and will participate with their counselors and families.
Educational Institutions will send their list of participating students with details of their family. The entry to the event is on students’ identity cards and their family will be included through the same identity card. Institutions can send their list of participants at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill up this google form for every individual giving institutions details, or fill in the above Google Form.
The principals, counselors and teachers who want to attend the event, can send their names with designation in the same list of participants and should bring their institution identity cards with them. Families and individuals can also register themselves at email@example.com
NOC for the Event:
KKAWF got an NOC from the Deputy Commissioner’s office with assurances that all the relevant departments are onboard. Traffic Police will manage the traffic flow to ensure no interruption for the event.
An ambulance from Red Crescent with paramedics would be available all through the event for any emergency.
In collaboration with the Islamabad Rugby Team, a Rugby match will be organized to promote sports and physical activity among the youth.
The winners of this competition would be given trophies and cash prizes. All the details about the match can be provided by Mr. Farid Niazi, President, Pakistan Rugby Federation at 0300-5015159.
After the Rugby match, at sunset the participants would light candles in remembrance of those who lost their lives due to overdose. Participants are asked to bring their own candles.
Open mic tributes would be given by some of the participants to share their tragedies of drug overdoses. It is recommended that the participants, who would pay tributes, should first send their tributes to firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure that the tributes are inspirational and the participants get the right message from the tribute.
The tributes will be followed by speeches of the dignitaries present at the occasion.
A national level musical band would be arranged to entertain the youth and to attract students to participate in the sports activities.
Ten stalls would be available serving water, snacks/refreshment, ice cream, fruit salad and souvenirs of KKAWF. These stalls would be given to different vendors on commercial basis and the proceeds of the stalls would be used to cover the costs of the said event. However some stalls will be given to selected students for raising funds for the Foundation and also to promote their products.
All the stalls will have facility to dump their trash. Our volunteers would make sure that no garbage and waste is around. It is one of the pillars of KKAWF to spread message of environment protection and civic sense.
This event is an excellent opportunity for the sponsors to market their brands and products. We expect more than 3000 people to participate in our event.
The event will be covered by national and international media. Radio coverage, PTV, some private television channels that we are contacting, print media and social media through our volunteers.