Study tour to Root Work Foundation
A study tour was arranged by the Department of Management Sciences of Isra University to Root Work Foundation (RWF), Hyderabad. Facilitated by Ms. Wafa Pathan and Mr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh, the tour was a one-day trip to inspire the students with a vision of societal wellbeing through development programs and to make them realize their responsibilities towards the empowerment and development of marginal sectors of our society.
Root Work Foundation initiated in 2002 and is a non-profit government organization working extensively in the provinces of Sindh and Baluchistan addressing and helping children, women and youth with social problems of health, gender equality, physical infrastructure, building capacity, education, emergency response and several others through developmental programs.
The session was conducted by Mr. Sartaj Abbasi, CEO of Root Work Foundation, where he discussed the importance of community initiatives, development plans and humanitarian work, and stressed upon individual contributions that strengthen a society and help it progress and flourish. He said that students should not only acquire knowledge but must use it for the well being of the community. He also highlighted the career opportunities in INGOs and NGOs that await Business students.
“Such trips motivate students to contribute and work voluntarily for the deprived groups and promote community interests leading to a society of empowered individuals,” said one of the students.