ISLAMABAD: Engro Foods Limited’s (EFL) contributions over the years were recognised at the NFEH 11th CSR Award ceremony held recently, a statement said on Tuesday.
Engro Foods was awarded winner of the CSR award in three categories; women welfare, empowerment and development; community development and services; and social impact and sustainability.[the_ad id=”31605″]The awards served as an acknowledgement for EFL’s initiatives to build and empower the dairy farmer communities at the grass roots level.
Engro Foods is currently supporting six schools, through a school adoption programme near their production facilities, which is empowering 1700+ children with education, it said.
Near EFL Sukkur plant, a health clinic called Sehat Markaz is supported, which has treated 8,000+ patients to-date at subsidised rates.
Among many other initiatives, EFL has worked rigorously to empower Pakistan’s dairy farmers through various development projects, a key focus of which remains on women empowerment through projects such as WELD – Women Empowerment for Livestock Development, Strengthening Entrepreneurs and Dairy Stakeholders Network (SEADs) and The Big Push for Rural Economy (BPRE), it said.