News Update:

August 23, 2019

Please see attached letter. 

July 19, 2019

  1. We have learned that the HCI personnel have been released on bail.
  2. HCI is continuing in its quest to obtain up-to-date information about the situation in Pakistan and its impact on the HCI-Pakistan office.
  3. The Board of Directors has appointed an interim Director of the HCI-Pakistan office who is now actively engaged in reviewing existing programs.
  4. HCI is also in the process of retaining an experienced high-profile barrister in Pakistan to ensure effective communications with local authorities.
  5. HCI is now planning to send two of its executives to Pakistan in August 201o to provide the HCI Pakistan office both with guidance and support.

 

July 9th, 2019

HCI learned today through media reports of the arrest  of 4 of its management people at its Pakistan Office (see link below).  HCI is taking the following immediate measures to respond to this development in Pakistan:

  1. We are reaching out to authorities in Pakistan and offering our full cooperation
  2. HCI is appointing a new local management team
  3. In the interim, HCI will send an experienced individual from Canada to Pakistan to investigate and to prepare a plan to deal with this situation
  4. HCI is committed to investigate this matter
  5. We are in communication with the Pakistan HCI team to ensure that there is minimal impact on the ongoing charitable work upon which so many needy people rely
  6. HCI will provide regular updates on our website to keep our donors and others informed of the situation

We would like to assure our donors that HCI operates in a transparent manner with full financial accountability. We are committed to our charity work, which is closely monitored and evaluated.

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