Hexagon Developments and Deaf Reach Sign Pledge Agreement
KARACHI: Hexagon Developments, a leading property developer, has signed a pledge to donate a fixed amount from each sale to Deaf Reach Schools & Colleges, a program of Family Educational Services Foundation.
The agreement was signed by Mr. Richard Geary, Founder of Deaf Reach, and Mrs. Ischel Newton, Board Secretary for Hexagon Developments.
Hexagon Developments is a leading property developer bringing best practices to the Pakistan real estate market. Hexagon delivers high quality services while also creating social impact in needy sectors in Pakistan.
“We are humbled to be able to support great organizations such as Deaf Reach, and have pledged an amount from every sale of our properties in support of their work with deaf children. In this way, not just us, but our clients will also play a part in contributing to improve the social fabric of Pakistani society. With large numbers of deaf children in Pakistan, there is huge scope for assisting these children and making a difference in their lives,” said Mrs. Ischel.
In Pakistan there are over 1 million deaf children of school age, yet less than 5% attend school.
Deaf Reach is one of the only branch networks of schools for the Deaf in Pakistan reaching out into rural areas. 7 Deaf Reach Schools, Training Centers & Colleges in 7 cities provide academic and vocational skills training to over 1,250 deaf children and adolescents.
Facilities cover all academic and vocational costs, inclusive of free pick and drop transport, a healthy lunch, books & stationery, uniforms and more.
Founded more than 3 decades ago, this award-winning program has benefitted thousands of deaf youth to date.