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Empowering people who help people

101 qualified doctors through FAMS scholarship scheme.
196 medical students currently in medical colleges across Pakistan.

Updates

2020 Annual Fundraiser Cancelled

FAMS annual fundraiser for this year 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid. We remain grateful to our friends for their support.

FAMS Annual Report 2020

This year FAMS celebrates its 15th anniversary since inception. The charity is now supporting hundreds of poor medical students in medical colleges across Pakistan. Last year FAMS received a massive boost after receiving funding from the Eurocharity group which agreed to fund 50 financially deprived students. Read the full FAMS Annual Report 2020

Honour of Officer’s Cross OCCWS

Two members of the FAMS Board of Directors Dr Aamir Ayub & Dr Lalarukh Khan were awarded the Honour of Officer’s Cross OCCWS, Companionate of the White Swan on Monday the 13th of April 2015. An impressive ceremony was held in The Royal Society of Medicine, London attended by dignitaries from several other countries. His…


What We Do

While the responsibility of selecting these students rests on the local scholarship committee, FAMS EC ensures the availability of funds for the 5 year MBBS course for each student. This is no easy task which has become even more difficult due to global economic meltdown and the ‘charity fatigue’. FAMS holds an annual fund raising dinner for this purpose. In spite of the above, FAMS has enjoyed an excellent support from the Pakistani community in north-west of UK. Each annual event has attracted more audience and support than the previous year. The number of people wishing to sponsor a student has almost doubled in the last couple of years. In addition to the annual event, smaller roadshows have been conducted in the mid year to reach out to people in other cities not yet familiar with FAMS.

FAMS takes pride in the fact that we have negligible administrative cost. There is no office, staff or expense on brochures or advertisement. The funds, hence collected, are paid directly as student’s fee. FAMS accounts are checked annually by UK Charity Commission.