Care & Hope (a Project of Rehmat Foundation) was setup by the grace of Allah to meet the challenges faced by mentally retarded children. Care & Hope is well equipped with beautiful furniture. Montessori play area and special tools for training and education of children facing challenges.

Special children of Care & Hope have already started making, their destiny as they participated in a function of The University of Punjab and rose to the top of the victory stand. Management of Care & Hope was awarded with Gold Medal by Provincial Education Minister Mr. Mian Imran Masud in acknowledgement of their services.


Khalifa Haji Mohammad Arif SbProject was inaugurated by Khalifa Janab Haji Muhammad Arif sahib of Chariawala Sharif on 23rd of February 2006.

The Beginning

Malik Izhar AhmadAllah the Almighty, choose Mr. Izhar Ahmad Malik for this uphill task. He had the desire to show light of hope to the vey special children who are usually forced to live a neglected life in our society. Work started at home, family backed his thoughts, Business associates, friends and members of Rehmat Foundation, all assured him of their support to change the dreams into reality. Care & Hope emerged from the platform of Rehmat Foundation.

Functional Setup

Who can get benefit

Children with mild to profound degree of mental retardation can be registered in the center.

What is the procedure to register?

Registration can be done by providing the necessary information in the office of Care & Hope. Parents/Guardians and social workers can contact office of care & Hope in person for registration.

Our Mission

To care for special children through special techniques, love and affection. Provide them with the environment they need and guide them towards self dependence hoping to make them useful citizens.


  • To earn them their due rights in the society
  • To help the children along their way to self dependence
  • To help them in realization and utilization of their potential
  • To develop emotional secutrity and self reliance
  • To develop hygienic and clean habits through physical education and daily living activities
  • To teach the chiodrenn to enjoy leisure time through a programme of vocational activities
  • To enable them earn their livings where possible

  • Future Plans

  • To construct a wide spacious and airy building to meet special educational and training requirements of children
  • To set up a modern vocational training workshop equipped with latest tools where MR children can get education and training
  • To set up an in house latest physiotherapy section
  • To accommodate as many students as possible and provide them pick and drop facility
  • To prepare the children to participate in extracurricular activities

  • Registration

    What is the procedure to register?

    Registration can be done by providing the necessary information in the office of Care & Hope. Parents/Guardians and social workers can contact office of care & Hope in person for registration.

    Pre-Admission Assessment

    Complete Pre-Admission assessment of registered children is carried out by a multi-disciplinary team consisting of psychologist, educationist, medical officer, speech therapist and vocational instructor.

    Observation Period

    Children who successfully complete initial assessment are kept under observation to evaluate their abilities for a period of 1-3 months to evaluate their abilities for final recommendation for placement in different skill levels.

    Personal Guidance / Training Plan

    I.E.P. (Individualized Educational Plans) are prepared according to the abilities level of each child. Special objective based curriculum suggested by NISE (National Institute of Special Education) is followed. Curriculum consists of:

  • Physical Development
  • Cognitive Development
  • Language Development
  • Self Help Skills
  • Practical Life Skills
  • Rudimentary Academics
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Special classes are structured with variety of educational and modern audio/visual teaching techniques and learning aids.

  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Speech Therapy
  • Agro Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Latest Computer Technology
  • Family Counseling & Guidance
  • Physical Excercises (Games/Sports)

  • Other Services:

  • Art & Crafts
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
  • Community based rehabilitation programme / out reach programme
  • Outdoor activities (Excursion/educational Trips)

  • Referral Services

    Seminars, workshops, course for parents, teachers and general public. The aim is to create awareness, educate and train, enhance and update the knowledge share experiences which can lead them to help effectively for the upbringing of such children.

    Medical Treatment

    Center provides periodic medical checkups, day to day symptomatic treatment, emergency treatment and necessary follow up depending on the situation.

    Care & Hope Medical Board

  • Mr. Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed Chaudhry (MCPS, Eye Specialist)
  • Mr. Dr. Zafar Kamal (M.S. Neuro Surgery)
  • Mr. Dr. Saleem Azeemi (M.S. FCPS Cardiology)
  • Mr. Dr. Afzal Mujahid (MCPS Peeds)
  • Mr. Dr. Shehzad Karim (FCPS Ortho)
  • Miss. Dr. Sama Shahid (Physiotherapist)
  • Mr. Dr. Bilal Ahmed Dar (General Physician)