YES alumni from Faisalabad, Gilgit, Islamabad, Lahore, Mansehra and Rawalpindi carried out the project "Eid-ul-Azha Celebration" projects focusing on visiting the children at orphanages and underserved locations as well as spend time with the elderly people at Old Age Homes on the occasion of Eid. The alumni distributed small Eid gifts among them along with playing board games, sing songs and spend an excellent time with them. The alumni distributed candies, sweets and juices among the participants, shared henna and bangles as well as played outdoor sports with them. Overall, it was a fun day for the participants as they celebrated Eid which usually would have been a dull occasion for them. Nearly 20 YES alumni participated in the project along with benefiting nearly 300 people.
The project was widely appreciated by the children and other participants. They said that they never expected their Eid to be so colorful. They were thankful to the YES alumni for taking the time and spending their Eid with them. The elders of the community also appreciated such steps and said that efforts like these bring people closer to each other and strengthen the notion of peace, love and harmony. Overall, the projects were a great success.