The Childhood of an Orphan can compared with the childhood of our beloved Prophet (S.A.W.A).
In mid of 20th century during the age of British empire, the missionary churches in the area of (Norht West) Khyber Pukhtunkhwa used to convert the poor and helpless Muslim orphans to Christianity. In a memorable meeting with the national poet Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal pointed out the fact of these missionary activities in the Northern area of sub continent. This concern leads to the foundation of British Empire to provide shelter for poor orphans of the locality.
In 1938 the foundation of "Sarhadi Yateem Khana" was laid down with a few orphans in a small house in the city of Mardan, It was Registered with the Government of Pakistan in the name of "Sarhadi Yateem Khana" For years this orphanage has been supported and is surviving with the support of those volunteers who have a special place for humanity and in specially the orphans in their hearts.
The SYK is recognized by the government of Pakistan and is regularly being visited by the government officials from time to time but the government funding are almost negligible to run the affairs of this organization.
In Sarhadi Yateem Khana (Orphanage) the orphans are equipped with both religious and modern education. The orphanage intends to provide the facilities provided to individuals at their homes.
Government of Pakistan has awarded two gold medals to the founder of Sarhadi Yateem khana (SYK), Late Qazi Abdul Akbar khan Ghazi after his death for his service for the country. One Gold medal was presented by the Governor KPK on the independence Day in 2001 and Other by the Government of Punjab in 2006.
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Qazi Abdul Akbar Khan Ghazi (Late)
Founder, Sarhadi Yateem Khana, Mardan.