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Goal 2

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for everyone.

Committed to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal, Iqra University is making its mark by embedding SDGs within our governance, teaching, community initiatives, research, and partnerships. The following programs and events are led by IU Faculty, Staff, and Students in the area of Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

Beneficiaries Supported
Rupees Worth Ration Packs distributed
Cooked Meals served
Winner of HEC Research Grant in Agricultural Sector
Ending Hunger Programmes

IU takes great care in providing its students and staff with an array of healthy and affordable food choices. Recognizing the importance of nourishment for academic and overall well-being, the campus dining facilities offer a diverse selection of fresh fruit juices, vegan and meat food choices. With cost-conscious options and special discounts & free food, the university ensures that nutritious food is accessible to all, promoting a healthy lifestyle for the entire university community. Whether it’s a quick bite between classes or a full meal at the cafeterias, individuals can make wholesome choices that support their physical and mental health while staying within their budget.

Creating Future Nutritional Leaders to close the gap in Pakistan Hunger Mission

Given the Serious (GHI, 2022) state of Hunger in Pakistan, about 20% of the population are undernourished and 44% of children under 5 are stunted, moreover, this chronic food insecurity is further exacerbated by recent floods – our students are dedicatedly trained in Health & Nutrition standards to become future problem solvers. We also conduct community-driven initiatives where the students actively participate in order to provision thoughtful & best food practices & interventions across the communities

Community Initiatives to Relief National Hunger

From Daily Dastarkhuwans to Dedicated effort made for Floods victims, Iqra University is working alongside the Government to work on the National Mission of relieving Hunger across Pakistan.

Bread for Every Bread

Ramadan Dastarkhuwan

Food Discounts for Students & Staff

Hunger Projects with
Community Partners

Ration Drives

Food & Social Security for Young Homeless Kids

One of the most disconnected segments & vulnerable segments of our society are Orphans & Homeless, who predominantly comprise young children with no care provider; they have no place to live or feed. The Sweet Home serves this very purpose, a boarding school for orphans & homeless. The Sweet Home is a fully-furnished building with state-of-the-art facilities for kids under one roof for living, playing and academic activities. The University’s students, staff and faculty frequently volunteer in educating and mentoring students.

IU Project Relief – A Dedicated Effort for Flood Victims

Being an institution committed to transform the lives of our students by assisting them becoming a studious and responsible citizen of Pakistan. We assume it as our duty to help the people of Pakistan in the time of crisis brought upon by unprecedented RAINS and FLOOD in the year 2022.

Dr Mansoor Ibrahim(Head Of Department SE)

Agricultural Research Grant of 10.2 Million

Led by Dr. Mansoor Ebrahim – Head of Department Software Engineering; Iqra University has qualified for a Research Grant worth Rs. 10.2 million by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The research project envisions developing an urban farming solution to improve agriculture growth and food surplus by incorporating Hydro culture (Hydroponics) techniques. Along with the implementation of smart technology, it will provide an efficient, controlled and autonomous environment to generate a wide variety of nutrition and organic products at low cost.

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