|Department first established Kashana (welfare home for destitute and needy girls/ women) in 1973 in Lahore and after that two more Kashana were established in Rawalpindi and Sargodha. Kashana is endeavouring to educate, train and rehabilitate impoverished girls/ women. The Institute also emphasizes character building of the girls. The main objective of the institute is not only to provide shelter to destitute girls but to educate, train and rehabilitate them. Institute facilitates these girls in finding decent employment, self-employment and also makes arrangements for their marriages.|
Following is the criteria to get enrolled:
The admission follows the below-stated process:
Institute provides quality residential facilities.
Healthy diet is provided to the inmates. Monthly menu is finalized in consultation with the girls. Mess Committee and in charge kitchen ensure that all girls are provided with meals three times a day and that the food is not wasted. Cleanliness of dining hall is also emphasized. Young girls are treated with special care by their elder mates.
Educational and Training Facilities
The facilities provided are enlisted below:
There are many committees at institutional level by which inmates’ administrative skills are developed like disciplinary committee and mess committee.
Pick and Drop Facility
Institute also provides pick and drop facility to the girls. A bus is available with institute for the purpose.
Institute also provides health facilties to inmates.
Religious education of girls is also given importance. Regular Quran classes are organized while the girls get acquainted with other religious matters.
Recreational facilities are also provided to the girls for example television, indoor games, recreational visits etc. The girls are also allowed to avail three to seven days leave to visit their homes and meet with their parents, guardians, relatives, etc.
Rehabilitation of Inmates
Special rehabilitation plans are formulated for girls according to their needs and situation for example girls are employed according to their education and skills, given self-employment opportunities providing equipment, etc. Marriages are also arranged with the help of the advisory committee.