BENEFITING: ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION FUND
TEPF aims to teach social responsibility to young people and promote tolerance in Pakistan by bringing young adults of different faiths together in fun filled, goal-oriented and constructive projects, focused on preservation and enhancement of their immediate environment. The hands-on activities give youth from different faiths & socioeconomic background an opportunity to work together to a common social goal. It also teaches youth that no one is too good to clean up the spaces in which we live together.
Project, "Clean the Hills of Nathia...", TEPF will conduct seminars on "Social Responsibility & Environment" & "Faces of Tolerance". Activities will be organized where young volunteers will be engaged in litter picking, tree planting, facelift of a 100 year old Church and clean up around a Mosque. The project duration will be 3 months. Student volunteers who complete 48 hours of community service activities will earn a certificate from TEPF.
About Nathiagali: The hill resort is located in the lower Himalayan range at an altitude of 8,205 feet or 2501 m. Walnut, Oak, and Maple trees as well as pines add to the tranquility of this serene place. During British rule Nathiagali, served as the summer head-quarters of the Chief Commissioner.
Old British period cottages, chalets a small church known as St. Matthew’s Church, sprawling bungalows, parks and the magnificent colonial era Governor’s House, are its architectural features.