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Background: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is a chain of research-oriented tertiary level oncology hospitals in Lahore and Peshawar in Pakistan. It is Pakistan's largest cancer hospital and it's home to the largest radiation oncology centre.
Donation Purpose: The hospital was built by Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician and now elected Prime Minister. He had a vision to make cancer treatment accessible to every citizen of Pakistan, regardless of his/her background.
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The Journey So Far
On July 4th, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pakistan directed the government to begin construction on the dam, as well as the Mohmand Dam, to resolve a water shortage. The Chief Justice of the court gave a donation of 1 million Pakistani rupees for the construction of the two dams. On July 6th, the government of Pakistan set up a fund for the construction of the Diamer Bhasha Dam. Fundraising through bank accounts and cellular companies was initiated for participation. On 9th Sep 2018 a WAPDA Official have revealed that at least 12 billion dollars are required to build Diamer Bhasha Dam. 5 billion dollars are required to build infrastructure while another 7 billion dollars are required for the power generation. On 31st Oct 2018 PM-CJP fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams which was opened in beginning of 3rd Quarter of 2018 i.e. in July 2018 its funds have reached USD 53.8 million (i.e. PKR 7.2 billion) approximately. Diamir Bhasha dam is expected to start in April 2020 (1/5 land still to be acquired for reaching total required of 37500 Acres) and Bhasha Dam expected Completion is in 9 (Nine) years i.e. Apr 2029. Mohmand Dam is expected to start in April 2019 and its expected Completion is in 6 years i.e. by 2025.
Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA), based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) humanitarian agency and member of the Islamic Relief Worldwide group of organizations. IRUSA was founded in California in 1993. In addition to international relief and development initiatives, Islamic Relief USA also sponsors and funds domestic projects ranging from emergency disaster responses to assisting the American homeless population and supporting those who cannot afford basic healthcare. Besides the Virginia headquarters, IRUSA maintains regional offices in Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Florida and two in California.