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Acid Survivors Foundation, Pakistan

The Acid Survivors Foundation Pakistan

provides medical, psychosocial and legal
support to the victims of acid attacks in the
country, to ensure their physical
reconstruction and reintegration into
mainstream society. It was founded in 2006
with the support of UK based Acid Survivors
Trust International.

Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan

Al-Khidmat Foundation is a non-profit

charitable organization based in Lahore, that
focuses on a wide range of humanitarian
services across Pakistan. Al-Khidmat
Foundation has been active in flood relief
and other disaster relief work. In addition,
the organization runs schools and orphan
homes, manages clean water projects, runs
ambulances, sets up medical camps,
provides help to those in jail, and offers
goods and supplies to those in need.

Al-Shift Eye Trust Hospitals

The Al-Shifa Trust is non-political, non-

governmental, and not-for-profit organization
involved in the delivery of high quality eye
care services for the past 20 years. The
Trust is running eye hospitals in Rawalpindi,
Sukkur, Kohat & Muzaffarabad. They have
treated half a million and operated on
500,000 patients. 70% of the patients are
provided free treatment.

Aurat Foundation

Aurat Foundation is a national, non-profit,

non-governmental organization working for
women's empowerment. The organization
was created in 1986 and deals with a wide
spectrum of women's welfare issues in rural
and urban areas all across Pakistan. It is
also known as the Aurat Publication and
Information Service Foundation. The
organization also manages a USAID funded
Gender Equity Program.


Bedari is an organization working for the

protection and promotion of womens' and
girls' human rights in Pakistan. Two areas
that Bedari focuses on are violence against
women and education for women.


Founded in 1967 Behbud is an large social

welfare organization that is widespread in
Pakistan. Founded in 1967, Behbud's
programs focus on community
development, as the organization aims to
alleviate poverty, illiteracy, poor health
conditions and economic deprivation. In
addition, Behbud works to empower women
and the community at large. It follows a
three-pronged approach: providing
healthcare, educational opportunities and
vocational training for income generation to
help under privileged communities. It has
many of its own schools.


Bargad: Organization for Youth

Development - has been growing since its
start in 1997. With its head office in
Gujranwala, the organization has risen from
a student-led grassroots organization to an
umbrella organization for youth groups in
Pakistan. Its activities include study trips,
youth mentoring, collaborating with
universities and many other endeavors that
not only involve students but also empower
students all over the country.

Child Care Foundation of Pakistan

The Child Care Foundation was established

as a non-profit organization in 1996. Its
primary aim is to fight against child labour in
Pakistan. The organization's mission is to
undertake community development programs
at the grassroot level in education, health &
vocational training for the purpose of poverty
alleviation, women empowerment and
especially for the elimination of child labour
and rehabilitation of all victims of child labour
in the country through job oriented education.

The Citizens Foundation

The Citizens Foundation is a non-profit

organization established in 1995, that works
in the field of education by building and
managing schools in less privileged areas of

Depilex Smile Again Foundation

The aim of this foundation is to help

female survivors of acid and kerosene
oil burns in Pakistan. Started in 2003,
the organization tries to provide
victims with the appropriate medical
attention and reconstructive surgery,
psychological/psychiatric support,
shelter and vocational training. It also
strives to create social awareness and
sensitivity, and is working towards the
complete eradication of this horrific

Developments in Literacy (DIL)

Developments in Literacy (DIL)

focuses on educating and
empowering underprivileged students,
especially girls, by operating student-
centered model schools across
Pakistan. DIL runs over 175 schools in
Pakistan with an enrollment of nearly
15000 students. The schools are
community owned and a village
education committee provides support
to teachers and ensures community
involvement. DIL also focuses on
teacher training and curriculum
development in order to provide a
quality education to its students.

Disaster Preparedness and

Response Team (DPART)

The Disaster Preparedness and

Response Team started in November
2005 and is comprised of civilian
volunteers who give some of their
time to train, support community
training and in major emergencies act
as volunteer disaster
workers. DPART SAR helps train
people to be better prepared to
respond to emergencies in their
communities. When emergencies
happen members can provide support
to first responders, provide immediate
assistance to victims, and organize
spontaneous volunteers at a disaster
site. DPART members can also help
with non-emergency projects that help
improve the safety of the community.
For more information about DPART
Eco-Conservation Initiatives (ECI)

Eco-Conservation Initiatives is an organization

that believes in human resource development at
the grassroots level as an entry point in the new
millennium. ECI believes in the paradigm where
conservation of environment is a pre-requisite for
sustainable development.

Edhi Foundation

Edhi foundation is the most trusted name in

Pakistan when it comes to relief work within
distressed areas in Pakistan and the rest of the
world. Edhi foundation is a NON Profit
organization that provides social services like
medical care, emergency services, air
ambulances, burial services, mental habitats, old
homes, child welfare services, abused women
safe houses and training facilities for the
disadvantaged. Edhi's founder is Abdul Sattar
Edhi who established the first clinic in 1951.

Environmental Protection Society (EPS)

EPS is an organization that strives for both

economic prosperity and a clean and well
managed environment in NWFP (Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa). It aims to achieve these goals
through concurrent and culturally viable
approaches with a blend of professionalism and
voluntary zeal.

EHSAS (Education, Health, and Social

Achievement Services)

EHSAS is an NGO based in Chakwal and

Islamabad. Its projects target a wide range of
areas including poverty alleviation, healthcare,
education, and social development. EHSAS has
various ongoing efforts in place including EHSAS
library, EHSAS blood bank, EHSAS Hepatitis
Awareness and Vaccination Program, EHSAS
Horticulture Development Program and EHSAS
Good Governance Program.

Fatimid Foundation

The Fatimid Foundation is a charitable

organization that aims to help the millions of
blood disease careers in Pakistan. It is a pioneer
in providing safe blood transfusions to patients in
Pakistan. The organization provides healthy fully
screened blood and blood products each month
to its thousands of patients (the majority of whom
are children) suffering from dreadful blood
disorders such as thalassaemia, hemophilia and
other blood disorders.

Fatma Welfare Foundation

Fatma Welfare Foundation is a non-governmental

welfare organization based in the Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa province. Established in 2006, the
organization focuses on a wide range of
sustainable development efforts. It aims to
provide assistance and cooperation to the needy
and warfare affected people of the province. Its
objectives include all areas such as flood relief,
improving health and education, eradicating child
abuse, poverty and drug addiction, and also
campaigning against extremism.

Fauji Foundation

The Fauji Foundation is a trust set up for the

welfare of ex-servicemen and their
dependents. Fauji Foundation was established as
a charitable trust in 1954, and operates on a
completely self sustaining basis. It channels
approximately 80% of the profits from commercial
ventures into social protection programs that
serve a beneficiary population representing
approximately 7% of the countrys
population.Spending more than Rs. 23.8 billion
since its inception on welfare, the Foundation
provides services in the areas of healthcare,
education, educational stipends, technical and
vocational training. Over 2.1 million patients are
treated per year through the FF Healthcare
System. Approximately 41,112 students are
enrolled in the FF Education System and over
6,000 individuals are trained annually through the
FF Vocational & Technical Training Centers.


Established in 2004, FIDA is a foundation that

works primarily in Dera Ismail Khan and Tank in
Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and South Waziristan. It
takes a long term approach to development and
social change in this region. Projects are funded
by local donors and other partners on a project to
project basis. They include governance, relief &
rehabilitation, and sustainable development.


GSAC Foundation (Gaibi Shabir Ahmed

Chandio Foundation)

GSACF is an organization that has worked

on flood relief efforts in 2010 and is also
focusing its work on education and the
environment. Its partners are the Islamabad
Traffic Police, and FM 92.4 Radio. The
organization holds fundraisers in Islamabad
to further its charity work.

HANDS: Health and Nutrition

Development Society

HANDS is an organization working

primarily to provide basic health
services, primary education, income
generation opportunities and for the
development of institutions to empower
the underprivileged communities.
HANDS has set up many flood relief
camps in the Sindh province.
Hashoo Foundation

Hashoo Foundation is a non-profit

economic and social development
agency that focuses on economic
development, education & skills
development, special needs, social
welfare and emergency relief.

Helping Hands Foundation

Helping Hands Foundation is a social

welfare organization with its hub in
Multan. Its main goals are three-fold
and include continuous growth and
diversification in the areas of Health,
Education and Community
Empowerment. HHF has a wide range
of programs to offer clinical services,
free medicines, breastfeeding
education, health monitoring in schools,
child protection, support for healthy
lungs in children, community health,
and interest free loans (microfinance).


HOPE (Health Oriented Preventive

Education) is a large charitable
organization and aims to provide health
and education to the poor and needy in
Pakistan. HOPE has hospitals, health
centres, vocational centres and schools
across Sindh and also in Baluchistan.
HOPE Home Schools are located all
over Karachi and rural Thatta. Nearly
9000 children are studying in 195 Hope
Home Schools. Hope provides free
books to the children as well as school
supplies to the teacher including dari,
black board, stationary etc. Educated
community girls teach un-affording
children who would otherwise play on
the streets. The schools are primary,
secondary and vocational schools.

Humanity Organization

Humanity Organization is a social

welfare organization based completely
in Dera Ghazi Khan and its surrounding
area. With the help of government and
non-government donor agencies, the
organization aims to target health,
education, technical education, natural
resources management and women
development. It is led by a board of
governors. Humanity Organization has
been very active in DG Khan in the
aftermath of the 2010 floods.

Imran Khan Foundation

The Imran Khan Foundations

principal goal is to improve the quality
of life for the unreached and
underserved communities by ensuring
access to basic services. The
organization is dedicated to engaging
and mobilizing local communities in
building sustainable means of
livelihood, social infrastructure and
improved access to safe drinking
water, sanitation, health care and

Indus Resource Centre

Indus Resource Centre, a non-

governmental organization working in
Sindh, was created in the year 2000.
Its mission is to empower and
mainstream the marginalized rural
communities through various
approaches of Human and
Institutional Development. Its thematic
areas are: Democratic Governance,
Education, Sustainable Livelihoods
and Disaster Response. It implements
a variety of programs and projects in
Khairpur, Sukkur, Ghotki, Kambar-
Shahdadkot, Dadu, Jamshoro and
Karachi (coastal communities).

Institute of Rural Management

IRM is one of the largest specialized

capacity development, learning and
research facilities in the not-for-profit
sector in Pakistan. It is committed to
build the capacities of rural
communities and empower them to
harness their true human, social and
economic potential for an improved
quality of life. Over the last 20 years,
IRM has built the capacity of over 1
million development professionals
and communities across Pakistan.

Jaago Pakistan

Jaago Pakistan in a social development

organization working in Kot Addu, District
Muzaffar Garh, Pakistan. Established in
2003, the organization aims to create
awareness against social evils such as drug
abuse, child labour, violence against women
and other social problems that confront the
poor segment of society.

Kaarvan Foundation

Kaarvan is an organization that promotes

social equity and the economic
empowerment of women, from low income
communities across Pakistan. Established
in 2004, the non-profit organization has
enabled over 6000 women artisans to
enhance their skills and develop crafts, to
earn a livelihood. It aims to strengthen the
skills and business capacities of women
both in rural and urban communities.
Kaarvan's arts and crafts products made by
women are available directly in Kaarvan
stores in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
Kaarvan also creates opportunities for
artisans to sell their products through
wholesale markets and to other buyers.

The Kaghan Memorial Trust

The Kaghan Memorial Trust is a non-profit

charitable trust registered in Islamabad,
Pakistan. It was created following the
October 2005 earthquake and it's sole
objective was to establish the Kaghan
Memorial School in the Kaghan Valley in
Northern Pakistan. The KMT Board is
comprised of nine Trustees. The Kaghan
Memorial School provides free education of
a high standard to students of the valley,
both boys and girls. The school provides
both junior and senior levels of education.

Karachi Relief Trust

The Karachi Relief Trust is a Disaster

Management Voluntary Organization that
first came together to provide relief to the
people of Baluchistan and Sindh who were
hit by cyclone Yemyin in 2007. Since then,
the organization has expanded and has
been active during floods, cyclones and
droughts. KRT is now handling more than
22,000 people in Sindh. Led by a board of
trustees, and supported by many corporate
and individual supporters and corporate
partners, the Karachi Relief Trust has
various ongoing projects to help victims of
the 2010 floods. Projects include building
shelters for the homeless, providing clean
drinking water, providing food and
household packages, sending out medical
teams and managing camps. KRT invites
volunteers to come and participate in its

Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation

The Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation

is a non-profit organisation working on drug
awareness amongst teens in Pakistan. The
Foundation intends to serve as a forum for
the exchange of ideas with the goal to
engage organisations and communities at
all levels in drafting effective policies on
drug awareness and substance abuse. The
organisation also aims to disseminate
knowledge on the adverse effects of drug
use & break taboos that exist around drug
use, enabling the youth to reach out for

Kashmir Education Foundation

The Kashmir Education Foundation is a

charitable education trust, founded in 1994,
with its headquarters in Rawalpindi. It aims
to provide education to underprivileged
children from the rural areas of Azad
Kashmir. The Foundations pilot project was
the creation of the Pearl Valley Public
School & College (PVPS&C) in a remote
village Khirick, near Rawalakot in AJ&K in
Khubaib Foundation

Khubaib Foundation is a non-profit social

welfare organization established in 1999.
It's aim is the rescue, relief and
rehabilitation of different factions of society:
especially orphans, prisoners, widows and
the destitute. Khubaib has set up
educational institutes in Haripur,
Muzzaffarabad, Skardu and Rawalpindi.
The foundation is also supporting and
providing resources to prisoners in Adiyala
Jail, Rawalpindi. In addition, Khubaib has
set up free medical camps, and also
provide relief services during earthquakes
and floods. Its central office is in Islamabad.

Khushaal Pakistan

Khushaal Pakistan is an organization that

was formed on July 28th, 2010 when
Pakistan was hit with devastating floods
that affected millions. Created by a group of
young graduates with excellent educational
backgrounds and a desire and drive to help
others, the organization took off
immediately with the aim to reach those in
need and to try and get donation funds
directly to the people with minimal overhead
costs. After the immediate flood effort died
down, the organization turned its attention
towards rehabilitating particular flood hit
areas, in Risalpur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Kidney Centre, Karachi

The Kidney Centre is one of the largest up-

to-date medical facilities providing
comprehensive and quality renal care to
thousands of poor patients either entirely
free or largely subsidized. Established in
1985, the Kidney Centre is now a 100 bed,
specialist institution providing complete care
for nephro-urological diseases. It also
serves as a teaching, research and
continuing educational institution for
nephrology, urology and related fields.

Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent


In 1984, Graham Layton and Zaka

Rahmatulla established the Layton
Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust with
Rs. 1 million. The money was used to
build and run a mobile-eye hospital in
Tando Bago, 250 km east of Karachi.
24 years later, LRBT is now a
nationwide network of 16 purpose-
built hospitals, with state of the art
equipment and 39 primary eye-care
centres/outreach clinics in all 4
provinces of Pakistan.
Legal Aid Office

Legal Aid Office, Karachi, Pakistan is

the only not-for-profit institution
providing pro bono legal services to
the Under Trial Prisoners in 17 out of
a total of 22 prisons in Sindh. Since
2004 the Legal Aid Office (LAO) has
been engaged in providing free legal
representation to under trial prisoners
(UTPs). At present the LAO has
offices in 5 locations across the
province of Sindh and is one of a kind
in terms of providing institutionalized
legal aid to prisoners in Sindh. In
2011, the LAO represented 2421
UTPS out of which 832 were

MA Ayesha Memorial Centre

MA Ayesha Memorial Centre, in

Karachi, is a comprehensive
rehabilitation centre for the care
and control of neuro muscular
disorders. Established in 1989 by
the Ahmed Abdullah Foundation, it
offers speech therapy, hydro
therapy, physio therapy, and
occupational therapy, as well as
many other services relating to
neuro muscular and spinal
MALC - Marie Adelaide Leprosy

MALC is a non-profit organization

that is working on Leprosy
elimination, TB and Blindness
control and Community
Development since 54 years. The
organization also helps the needy
affected by natural and man-made
calamities. MALC has 157 centres
across Pakistan's rural areas, and
offers services to the patients and
communities, free of charge.

The Mehnaz Fatima Educational

& Welfare Organization

The Mehnaz Fatima Educational &

Welfare Organization is located in
Gilgit, Pakistan and aims to provide
quality education for young children
and children with special needs.
The organization also aims to
develop human resources, optimal
learning facilities and community
awareness in the Northern Areas of

Muslim Aid Pakistan

Muslim Aid established its office in

Pakistan in 2003 and has since
successfully implemented many
relief and development projects in
the sectors of water and sanitation,
education and vocational training,
income generation, health &
nutrition and disaster response
(floods, earthquakes, droughts).

NAWA - Noble Aims Welfare Association

Nawa is a social welfare organization that has

engaged in various projects such as providing medical
help in the rural areas, helping the IDPs from Swat,
creating women's technical education centres, and
providing relief during the 2005 earthquake and 2010
floods. Their projects also include preserving the
cultural heritage of Pakistan and alleviating poverty.

Oriental Women Organization

Oriental Women Organization is a non-profit

organization established in 1999 that works towards
the advancement of women in the social, political,
educational, economic, and child welfare related
realms. Primarily operational in the provinces of
Punjab and Sindh, the organization has conducted
many projects including the organization of workshops
and training and also the provision of counseling and
legal aid to victims of violence.
Pakistan Disabled Foundation

The Pakistan Disabled Foundation is an

organization working towards providing support to
people with disabilities of all types. The
organizations aims at a wide range of goals such
as improving legislation, improving equipment,
providing training, and offering guidance for the
welfare of people with disabilities.

PFFB - Pakistan Foundation Fighting


Founded in 1988, the PFFB is an non

governmental organization that aims to improve
medical research and also provide humanitarian
services for the visually impaired in Pakistan. It
offers a wide range of services such as Audio
World, an audio based learning centre and
Darakshan, a skills and training rehabilitation
centre for women with disabilities.

Pakistan Green Task Force

Pakistan Green Task Force (PGTF) is a

registered welfare organization, which is working
for the preservation of the environment in the twin
cities of Rawalpindi/Islamabad and their suburbs.
The organization regularly conducts walks, tree
plantations, camps, and seminars to spread
awareness and to further its cause. It also
distributes informational brochures to increase

Pakistan Red Crescent Society

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society is a member

the International Federation of the Red Cross and
Red Crescent Societies-IFRC. It is a large
humanitarian organization that specializes in
disaster relief, providing health care and
promoting humanitarian values across the

Pakistan Society

Pakistan Society is a voluntary social welfare

organization that was founded in 1982 and is
based in Karachi, Pakistan. The organization is
actively involved in the prevention of infectious
diseases such as HIV, TB, malaria, hepatitis and
behavioral disorders such as drug dependence.
Pakistan Society has partnered with many local
and international organizations to achieve its

PCLAPA - Pakistan Cleft Lip and Palate


Pakistan Cleft Lip and Palate Association

started operations in 1997 and is a support
organization for the free treatment of poor cleft lip
and palate patients.
These will be added soon.

RAHMA Islamic Relief Pakistan

RAHMA Islamic Relief Pakistan is a

Registered Charitable Trust, Non-Profit
Organization (NPO), and Non-
Governmental Organization (NGO),
founded in 2009. RAHMA's mission is to
provide and render humanitarian services
for the deserving poor people of Pakistan
and Azad Jammu & Kashmir. RAHMA
Islamic Relief is working in close
coordination with RAHMA Islamic Relief
Fund Norway, which is working worldwide
and providing humanitarian assistance
and relief to deserving people, since 2000.
RAHMA Islamic Relief Pakistan deals with
a wide range of relief work in Pakistan
such as providing humanitarian aid, health
resources, safe drinking water, and also
social support.

READ Foundation (Rural Education and

Development Foundation)

READ Foundation, established in 1994, is

one of the largest not-for-profit educational
networks in rural Pakistan. The
organization is running 331 schools with a
student body of over 69,000 students and
a faculty of over 3500 teachers. The
organization was also instrumental in
providing education to affected students
after the 2005 earthquake and 2010
floods. READ deals with all education
related areas such as capacity building,
spreading education for girls, and teacher
training. READ schools aim to provide
quality with facilities such as science and
computer labs.


Rizing Era is a social welfare organization,

founded in June 2011, with its hub in
Lahore. It is an effort by the youth to do
something for the betterment of society.
The three goals of Rizing Era are better
Education, Environment, and Health. The
organization works by coordinating the
activities of a network of volunteers. The
organization aims to provide betterment to
all sections of society, down to the village


Rozan is an non-government welfare

organization working on emotional health,
gender, and violence against women,
children & the youth. The aim of the
organization is to create a society that is
self-aware, violence free and accepting of
itself and others.


The Society for the Advancement of

Community, Health, Education and
Training (SACHET) is a non-
government welfare and development
organization that seeks to make
meaningful and lasting interventions in
areas central to the progress of human
development, which encompasses
different dimensions of socio-
economic progress.

Sahara for Life Trust

Sahara For Life Trust is a not for profit,

registered tax exempted charity,
dedicated to providing quality
healthcare, education and social
services that are accessible and cost
effective to the people residing in
remote areas. The primary goal of
Sahara For Life Trust is to serve the
community. It is run on the concept of
equality and social responsibility,
implemented through a cross
subsidization model. The income
generated by the donations is used to
cover the cost of treatment of the less
privileged members of the community.

Sarim Burney Welfare Trust

Sarim Burney Welfare Trust

International is an organization that
works to help the oppressed people of
society. With its head office located in
Karachi, the trust provides shelter for
neglected or abused women and
children and the elderly. It also
provides legal aid to innocent or
economically deprived prisoners. It
further helps to locate missing children
and helps to organize weddings for
orphan or poor girls. The trust
engages in many such human rights
related charitable activities.

Services for Community

Development Foundation

The Services for Community

Development Foundation is an NGO
based in West Karachi that serves to
alleviate the problems of women. The
foundation deals with issues that
include women's education, lack of
sanitation and hygiene, a shortage of
food and jobs, sectarian problems and
a lack of investment. The
organization's motto is "service,
awareness, and development." It aims
to better the lives of girls and women,
with a focus on the Lasi Goth area in
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Shahina Aftab Foundation

Shahina Aftab Foundation (SAF) is an

NGO whose primary objective is
providing women who are set back in
life by the impact of natural
disasters/conflicts/social exclusion/
hardship & distress, with tools & skilled
to restart their lives. This is done
through skill based training,
empowerment & sustainable income
generating project. The aim is
to empower women to be "agents of
change" who provide for themselves,
their children and play an active role in
community development. SAF
also advocates on social issues such
as the environment, corporate social
responsibility and calamity

SHARP - Society for Human Rights

and Prisoners' Aid

SHARP is an non-governmental
organization working for the uplift of
human rights in Pakistan. Initially,
SHARP partnered with the UN to
assist Afghan refugees and asylum-
seekers living in Pakistan. SHARP
more recently also worked with
Pakistani IDPs who fled the fighting in
the FATA areas of Pakistan.It has
established legal aid centres to
provide assistance to refugees and
asylum seekers.

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer

Hospital & Research Centre

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer

Hospital & Research Centre,
established in 1994, is a centre of
excellence providing comprehensive
care free of cost to thousands of
indigent cancer patients. This
pioneering, state-of-the-art hospital
located in the heart of the Punjab was
founded by Imran Khan, one of
Pakistan's most illustrious cricketers.
As a charitable institute, it is funded
predominantly from the donations of
friends and well-wishers from around
the country and across the world.

SIUT - Sindh Institute or Urology

and Transplantation

The Sindh Institute or Urology and

Transplantation is one of the largest
centres for renal diseases and
transplantation in Pakistan. It is a 300
bed complex located near the Civil
Hospital in Karachi. The SIUT Trust
was established in November 2005 as
a charitable trust for the benefit of the
public and to provide health facilities,
medical treatment, medical education,
and financial assistance to patients
suffering from end stage organ
disease, related conditions and other
renal ailments.
SOS Children's Villages of Pakistan

SOS Children's Villages is a private

social welfare organization: providing
orphans and abandoned children a
home, good nurturing and a fair
chance in life: a new and permanent

SUNGI Development Foundation

Sungi is a large non-governmental

organization that works on
development in many areas such as
Disaster Management, Good
Governance, Human Rights,
Sustainable Livelihoods, and Social

Teen Challenge Pakistan

Teen Challenge Pakistan is a non-profit

organization which provides services to men
and women who are suffering from life-
controlling addiction.


Thali is a non profit organization and is

registered as a Trust under the Government of
Pakistan. It came into existence with the
objective of feeding the less fortunate through
meals the more fortunate take for granted.
Food, being the most basic human need, is
denied to many. Thali's main focus is
addressing this necessity, but it also supports
other social causes.

Thatta Kedona

Thatta Kedona is a project run by the NGO

known as Anjuman-e-Falah-e-Aama, whereby
rural women create traditional dolls that are
sold as Pakistani handicrafts all around the
world. These dolls are an income generating
measure for the rural population of Thatta
village as well as a means of preserving the
heritage and traditional culture of the area.
Thatta Kedona is part of a much larger
concept in which all the people of the village
are involved in different roles.

Thespianz Foundation (Thesfo.)

Thesfo is a charitable organization based in

Karachi that focuses on spreading free
primary education to the underprivileged. It is
engaged in several education related projects
such as creating awareness through theatre
performances, building educational institutes
in the flood affected areas of Sindh and
Punjab, organizing the "Flying Classroom
Project" in IDP camps near Karachi, and
initiating teacher training and student
scholarship programs.


Umeed-e-Noor is an institution run by the

Hashoo Foundation that was established to
integrate children with special needs (mostly
abandoned children) back into mainstream
society with dignity. So far 1,200 children have
benefited from the quality therapy and
education offered by UEN. Umeed-e-Noor is
based in Islamabad.

VHO - Village Health Organization

VHO is a non profit organization based in

the Sindh province that provides free
health care facilities for poor people in
VOICEH -Voluntary Organization for
the Improvement of Community in
Education & Health

VOICEH is a non governmental

organization established in 2002, based
in Chakwal. It started with the aim of
creating a Coronary Care Unit for poor
patients in the DHQ hospital in Chakwal,
but since then has expanded to offering
medical camps and medical (life-saving)
training to the people in the district.

Waheed Relief Organization

WRO is an organization that focuses on

serving humanity. With its headquarters in
Islamabad, the organization works across
Pakistan to support communities in
developing socially, politically and
economically in a sustainable manner. The
organization engages in a wide range of
humanitarian and environmental activities.


Wermany is an organization that is

coordinating several charitable efforts that
are taking place in Pakistan. Akseer is an
organization working under Wermany that is
a platform for the common man to support
orphans, the hungry & needy, and the
politically under-represented citizens of
Pakistan. Kyma Care is another organization
under the Wermany wing that currently has a
free day-care dispensary in Gujranwala
treating approximately 5000 patients a
month. is also a part of Wermany
and focuses on orphan care and education. is currently caring for
approximately 39 orphans and 19 other

There are no NGOs starting with X in Pakistan.

These will be added soon.

Zara Sochiye

Zara Sochiye (Just Think) is a drive initiated in

2011 by MKRF/Jang Group/GEO Television
Network that attempts to highlight issues that
promote and/or represent the imbalance and
injustice in our society and issues that have
divided people for years. The MKRF Zara
Sochiye Education Initiative aims to make voters
and legislators realize that education is the
number 1 problem Pakistan faces today, and is
also the number 1 solution to our problems. It
aims to create an enabling environment for
reforms in education in Pakistan, and to make
the issue politically relevant.

Zindagi Trust

Zindagi Trust is a non-profit 501(c)3 philanthropic

organization that aims to provide quality
education to the underprivileged children of
Pakistan. It has established I am Paid to
Learn schools with over 2800 children currently
being educated across Pakistan. Additionally,
Zindagi Trust is committed to promoting quality
Government school reform and improving the
curriculum and textbooks of the education
system of Pakistan.

Zubeda Khaliq Memorial Trust

The Zubeda Khaliq Memorial Trust was

established to provide health care to the people
of Baltistan, a poor region of Pakistan. Since
1980 some half a million people have been
provided free medical treatment by the Trust
funded entirely by the Founding Trustee, Dr.
Sikander Hayat Khan. In 2008 a 50 bed hospital
facility was built in Sermik about 40 kilometers
from Skardu.