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Food Programme Rawalpindi Community Blog 

Food Programme Rawalpindi

Healthy bodies – Healthy minds SKIP IT is working alongside Support Children Pakistan and St Joseph’s Primary School in Rawalpindi. The School is located in an impoverished community where most families face severe lack of income opportunities, high unemployment rate with majority surviving of very meagre daily wage. In majority households both partners have to work to make both ends meet. St Joseph’s, the only school based in the community of about 1000 families, struggles to cater the education needs of the children. Currently the total enrolment lists to 165…

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NUTRITION BY VANESSA CHRISTI Health & Fitness Blog 

NUTRITION BY VANESSA CHRISTI

How to amp up your metabolism for energy and weight loss.         Over the years we’ve all been lured with the quick-fix provided by energy drinks and weight loss supplements, and who can say no to a chocolate bar to get over that afternoon slump? But the real secret to a healthy body with high energy levels and strong mental function is actually intrinsically tied to the rate of your metabolism. While exercise will always remain the best way to speed up your metabolism, here you’ll find…

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EXPEDITION by Helen Chorlton Health & Fitness Blog 

EXPEDITION by Helen Chorlton

K2 Base Camp   Since arriving on my diplomatic posting to Pakistan when working for the British High Commission, Islamabad, I had been very keen to set out and explore the exciting and exhilarating country that would become my home for the next few years, and I hoped that my planned trek to the basecamp of K2 and hiking the famous Gondogoro La pass would be a great way to begin this love affair with Pakistan. Pakistan, for too many years now, has been overshadowed by far too many negative…

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Meditation by Naz Gharai Health & Fitness Blog 

Meditation by Naz Gharai

Silence Is Golden   I got into my spirituality roughly about 3 years ago, I always thought I was meditating correctly. Well, I guess there is no clear difference between a “wrong” or “right” way to meditate, people who paint can be meditating, and the person sitting quietly can also be meditating. For me, I was doing guided meditations, and was finding it difficult to meditate without them. Then I was given the great opportunity to head to Vipassana, a 10-day silent meditation retreat. Now, a little about myself, I…

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About Us Community Blog 

About Us

  SKIP IT COMMUNITY was setup by a group of volunteers working to raise money for UK registered charities and focussing on childrens projects around the world and starting in a slum area of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The concept is simple: ‘Pause before you indulge and skip a treat to help another’. Skip a beer, glass of wine, cup of coffee, slice of cake or a treat to make yourself healthier and donate £3.00 to SKIP IT which will feed a child in return. Our first project is raising funds for…

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