Mobilink Foundation receives Pakistan Center for Philanthropy certification

Posted on Jan 10 2013 - 11:47am by Admin

Mobilink Foundation has been awarded certification by the Pakistan Center of Philanthropy (PCP) in recognition of the Foundation’s excellence in executing large scale humanitarian and social development initiatives across Pakistan. Mobilink Foundation has become the first and only telecom industry CSR function to be awarded this prestigious certification.

The PCP certification was awarded to Mobilink Foundation after an extensive evaluation that assessed the Foundation for internal governance structure, financial management and program delivery. The awarding of PCP certification is a testament to the diversity and outreach of the Mobilink Foundation and establishes the credibility of its operations.

Bilal Munir Shiekh, Chief Commercial Officer, Mobilink, highlighted, “The Mobilink Foundation is a cornerstone of Mobilink’s Corporate Responsibility initiative. The Foundation has conducted some of the largest and most successful humanitarian initiatives in Pakistan’s history with utmost transparency. I would like to thank PCP for acknowledging Mobilink Foundation’s endeavors to provide education, healthcare, environmental protection and disaster relief for the communities we operate in.”

Tanwir Ali Agha, Executive Director, PCP, added, “The PCP certification is a very rigorous process where organizations are evaluated against over 80 evaluation parameters. Mobilink’s qualification for certification shows that it has financial controls and good governance practices in place.”

PCP is the only Non-Profit Organization (NPO) certification agency authorized by the Government of Pakistan, with certification by PCP authenticating the credibility, transparency and performance of Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) through an assessment and validation process. This also includes verification of the evaluation by an independent certification panel comprising of representatives of SECP, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), members of media and prominent civil society organizations.

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