Mobile Kitchens (Dastarkhuwan)

Mobile Kitchens (Dastarkhuwan)

Ehsaas Mobile Kitchens serve a nutritional and dignified meal twice a day

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The WHO report ‘ Dying for a Change’ states that lack of food is one of the most frequently mentioned wants. Hunger and malnutrition are seen as underlying causes of many diseases. They cause weakness and exhaustion and make people more susceptible to infections. Many people in the developing world say they eat only once a day and sometimes have nothing for days on end.

Ehsaas has established five mobile kitchens (dastarkhuwan) for the poor and those on low incomes and serves a nutritional and dignified meal (at least meat korma and naan) at the kitchens twice a day.

To date, over 7.85 million meals have been served to the neediest.

The Kitchens (Dastarkhuwan) are in

  • Civil Hospital, Karachi
    serves 2,000 meals daily and has served over 3.2 million meals since Sept 2012
  • Pakpatan, Punjab
    serves 2,000 meals daily and has served over 3 million meals since Dec 2012
  • KGNWT Office, Karachi
    serves 400 meals daily and has served over 400,000 meals since Apr 2014
  • ARY Office, Karachi
    serves 600 meals daily and has served over 600,000 meals since May 2014
  • Peer Mahal, Punjab
    serves 800 meals daily and has served over 650,000 meals since Nov 2014