Youth Front Pakistan (YFP) is the premier non-profit civil society organization working in Southern Punjab on various development initiatives in order to assist the communities in Health, Education, GBV, Women empowerment Protection and communicable diseases like Malaria, TB and HIV & AIDS & Agri Support Products. These activities were supplemented with wash and shelter support to flood-affected communities. YFP is a progressive not for profit entity registered with Provincial Social Welfare Agencies, Registration, and Control Ordinance, 1961 with prove diversified track record helping local communities. YFP has gathered vast institutional experience, extensive grassroots linkages and community presence throughout Sothern Punjab. YFP possesses a team of skilled professional and short term consultants to guide the various activities and deliverables with absolute satisfaction of the donors and local communities.
The establishment of YFP emerged through a comprehensive consultative process among the leading young community leaders of DG Khan, realizing the fact that South Punjab could only be taken out of the vicious cycle of poverty, backwardness, and exploitation if youth comes forward and take the lead and demonstrate their abilities setting role models to be followed by others.
Although YFP’s main focus of activities is DG Khan District but its activities are spread over, Rajanpur, Vehari and Muzaffargarh, districts. YFP has had privileged to work with various national and international organizations on various development initiatives which were accomplished and were well recognized by the donors and stakeholders.
Community Research and Development Organization, Pakistan
CRDO-Pakistan (Community Research and Development Organization, Pakistan) is a multi-sectoral, non-governmental organization (non- profitable/non-political/non-religious), established & registered in June 2007 under Social Welfare Ordinance 1961 (XLVI 1961) and in December 2009 under the Societies Act, XXI 1860. CRDO is also registered with Economic Affair Division. The core focus of CRDO is to develop a synergy of highly qualified and motivated professionals towards translating the miseries of marginalized and vulnerable communities into prosperity and improved living standards. In its programs, CRDO strives to incorporate cross-cutting themes of gender equity, governance, and sustainability.
CRDO accomplished a progressive growth within a short span extending across various development sectors and enhanced geographical coverage and made it an ever extending CRDO network. All objective interventions and sustainable social change have been achieved through concerted endeavors across all forms of human development including education, health, economic uplift, community development, humanitarian and emergency response programs (ERPs).
Voice of New Generation (VNG) is a youth-led right based organization formed in 2009 and registered in 2012 under Societies Act of 1860. Voice of New Generation (VNG) is engaged in a long-term initiative to develop and sustain a network of young emerging leaders, Voice of New Generation believes that, by engaging youth in different activities for their capacity building and providing them a platform can drive force for a change in Pakistan through lay down a youth movement for peaceful society based on democratic values. It is to be achieved by spreading the efforts of different stakeholders including civil society organizations, media persons, academia, researchers, lawyers, trade unions, and elected Representatives through lobbying and advocacy for policy reforms and implementation.
VNG’s mission is to organize, educate, empower and engage youth for a positive social change in society through promoting democratic values, courage and sense of responsibility among them.
A peaceful society based on democratic values. To organize, educate, engage and empower youth for positive social change in the society through promoting democratic values, civic courage and sense of responsibility among the youth.
VNG works all over the Pakistan and it has 2000 youth registered members (18-35 years old) in 38
districts of Pakistan including 23 districts of Sindh, five universities of Sindh, five districts of Baluchistan, five districts of Punjab and five districts of Khyber Pakhtoon Khawah.
Cross cutting Thematic Area
VNG Youth Volunteers ILM Ambassadors engaged in district Sukkur, Shikarpur, Umerkot, Tharparkar, MirpurKhas. VNG is the part of the campaign of Awai Taleem and Alif Ailanin Sindh. VNG is also part of the Network of Child rights Movement CRM. VNG Theatre group has performed many theatre performances on the importance of female education in Sindh. VNG has organized mega conferences and festivals on Education. VNG has also conducted couple of training workshops for youth on education. VNG has actively contributed in the development of Sindh Youth Policy through its youth volunteers. VNG initiated the campaign “Peace is Possible in Sindh”
RoboMinors, an initiative of STEMPAK PVT. LTD., is a robotics academy housed in National Institute of Science & Technical Education (NISTE), H-8/1, Islamabad. With a primary focus of imparting Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics (STEAM) education, we are striving to develop a room for innovation in the minds of future generation. We have contributed towards the education sector by providing a learning platform through STEAM (primarily via robotics) to the students of Pakistan which enhance their creativity, problem solving abilities and technical skills.
At RoboMinors, students are provided with Robotics and STEAM based learning kits, which include RoboMinors’ indigenously-developed purpose-built robotics kits, LEGO® WeDo 2.0, LEGO® Simple and Powered Machines & LEGO® Mind Storms EV3, which enables them to work on different projects. These projects provide them with the opportunity to build, program and innovate. We also focus on Arduino/Raspberry Pi 3 based projects, Game Development, and Programming Languages etc. These are well thought courses for the young minds which can lead them towards community development and direct them to think in a way that can resolve the real-world problems. In this regard, RoboMinors, offers services of after school clubs, weekend school, summer camps, winter camps and university workshops and is in partnership with many prestigious educational institutes.
As the world is progressing technologically at a fast pace, it is the need of the hour to equip our children with necessary tools which enable them to acquire practical education and generate a sustainable impact. Our team has hence, developed an Arduino based Robot which can offer such learning opportunities.
We are mainly based in Islamabad, however, we have offered science camps for girls in Swabi and Swat districts of KPK in collaboration with Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science (PAMS). We aim to introduce our product in a way that individuals belonging to any area or any social class may benefit from it. The number of girls getting empowered is the main KPI of the project as this will encourage their participation in STEAM related fields and will break the social taboos regarding girls’ participation and contribution in these educational areas.
Education Science, Health and Robotics Girls’ Empowerment
Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is a non-governmental organization founded and incorporated in 2015 with registered under Societies Registration Act 1860. SSDO is working to contribute to the well-being of society for establishing an institutionalized system of social development through emphasizing responsible citizenship. SSDO was formed with the vision of contributing towards the sustainable and inclusive development of underprivileged communities of marginalized areas of Pakistan.
SSDO’s thematic areas include Governance, Human rights, Peace, Education, and Health. SSDO has practiced different development methodologies including Advocacy, Campaigning, Capacity development of various development stakeholders, Community mobilization and sensitization and public policy improvement. SSDO has worked with the range of stakeholders including government, Media, Academia and people from other Professional groups. The Mission of SSDO is to ensure citizen’s rights by fostering purposeful and responsive legislation, law enactment, stakeholders empowerment, good governance, and responsive service delivery.
Strategy to Empower People Organization (STEP) is non-governmental organization, registered under the Societies Registration 1860 Act on 10th December,1974 in Rajnpur.
The organization is governed by seven board members, where as it has five full time staff and three-part time staff. The head office of STEP is in Rajnpur. It has three field offices in Rojhan, Jampur, and Dera Ghazi Khan.
The the main focus of STEP is education, health, housing, WASH, emergency relief, women and youth development, advocacy, and lobbying/rule of law.
Double entry system isused for managing accounts. Auditors Ghazi and company conducted 2017 audit, which shows STEP’s financial turnover PKR 18 million.
STEP is active member of PCCHI, Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment,(Kisan Sangat Network), National Humanitarian Network, Community Organizations, Civil Society Alliance for scaling up Nutrition, Pakistan, Rajanpur Humanitarian Development Network and Faces Pakistan NGOs Network.
STEP has a vast experience of working on immunization in Punjab. STEP has expertise of organizing and managing advocacy campaigns on immunization which includes female sessions, community meetings, walks and rallies. STEP actively participates in district level meetings pertaining to immunization and provided support in community mobilization.
Al Mustafa Welfare Society is a grass root cluster based community led organization. It was established in 1999 at District Sheikhupura and registered in 2004 under the Social Welfare Agencies act 1961 Registration No. & Date (DOSW-SKP) 04-29-2004 in District Sheikhupura.
Al Mustafa Welfare Society works in Urban and rural areas of district Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib with support of local philanthropists, volunteers, national and local Government Department through mobilizing and organizing, capacity building, networking, advocacy, accountability, and the wise use of existing resource.
Al Mustafa Welfare Society is nonprofit, nonpolitical and society working for the welfare of the community for the last 20 years. With a vision to improve the quality of life of local communities through empowerment, Al-Mustafa Welfare is committed to address challenges of poverty, participation, education, health, justice and environment through all encompassing initiatives across Pakistan. We believe that promoting sustainable development approaches is essential in the present context where development efforts often contribute to aggravate the destruction of the limited resources based from which many marginalized communities depend for their livelihood.
Al- Mustafa Welfare Society the care comment is foliating the education of needy people we are providing basic enhancement skills which leads to their growth for the betterment of the society. In this thematic area we focus especially on the study of an orphan child. We have enrolled 200 students in which we are providing free School Bags with stationary & Uniform.
Through our Health Project we focus on bare health facilities in which free health camp, screening test of the student on their doorstep. We have arranged walk/Rally/Seminars to Provide Awareness. Through this extra-curricular activity, we become able to understand the potential and skill level of our youth. We have arranged painting completion, Drama Cultural Activities and sports programs. These Activities are helpful for their free healthy and small environmental pollution.
Social Development Initiatives (SDI) is non-government & non-profitable organization working for the development of human beings through integrated approaches. It was founded in 2009 as rights based development organization. SDI is registered in 2011 under registrar society’s act 1860. Social Development Initiatives is a voluntary organization that is determined for empowering underprivileged sections of society particularly women and laborers alongside strengthening local governance structure, promoting quality education and health awareness.
SDI is playing leading role; in people’s rights, poverty, economic growth & Education facilities, gender and democracy, good governance, child rights and women rights in the area. It works according to the needs, norms and culture of the social atmosphere. SDI is working with the collaboration of many local NGOs and also leading a major network (Punjab NGOs Forum) of Punjab. Punjab NGOs forum is a collective representative forum of the civil society organizations in Punjab. It is run by a small group of very dedicated volunteers and this Society.
Apart from this SDI endeavors to bring about policy and institutional changes by mobilizing and empowering deprived and marginalized communities with a view to creating an environment in which communities at the local level are able to convert their lives through the equitable and sustainable use of resources.
It aims to ensure equal access and full participation of Women in each walk of life. To provide legal aid and awareness campaign against in human laws and customs such as honor killing and other forms of VAW. Promote women active participation in political process. Runs advocacy campaigns for women rights and implementation of Harassment bill and Campaign for women education, primary enrollment.
It creates awareness rising in the field of Health, focusing on Preventive and Promotion, especially Reproductive Health, Malaria, TB, Dengue, Measles, Polio, Hepatitis ST ls and HIV I Aids including awareness about environmental protection.
Creates awareness among youth about peace and harmony,civic participation and promotes tolerance in the society. Sustainable Participatory Development is core objective of organization for this purpose social education is provided to youth and community to identity their felt needs and solutions of their problems using the community resources at gross root level.
Peace core objective is to engage youth in all its development activities. Further youth active participation of in political process. Awareness rising in the field of environmental fortification. And School children capacity building through Training.
Democratic Governance program emphasizes main streaming of marginalized communities in decision making processes.
UMEED Foundation envisions to make quality health/education facilities and technology accessible to public to promote and Develop Education, Human Resource and Youth, Civil Education, Functional Literacy & Women Empowerment, Advocacy for HumanIWomenRightsIGovernance, Social Development and Environment Awareness.
To identify, develop, construct, manage run and maintain basic facilities in the field of education and healthcare for the welfare of public without any commercial gain and income. Without in any manner derogating from the generality of the aforesaid and more specifically.
To promote education by providing modern technologies, missing facilities in schools, free education, and ways to improve formal and informal education.
To provide basic health facilities, therapy for disables, free ambulance and dispensaries, health and hygiene awareness.
To strengthen institution/human resources in different sectors of life at all levels.To contribute to the National efforts for reformation of education especially institutes and Seminars.
To Promote positive ideas and build solidarity among the poor people and communities.
To initiate the process of development in other related sectors like Youth Development, Child Protection, Urban Planning, Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.
To provide teacher training to in-service teachers of Public / Private sector in Pakistan. To conduct surveys, studies and prepare technical project proposals and feasibility reports about environment protection.
Social mobilization and motivation through focused activities, programs and workshops. Human Resources Development (HRD) through skills enhancement, professional training and basic education. Promotion of civic education, civic right and civic responsibility. Identify and address core national/current issues through seminars and symposium etc. Strengthening the roles and participation of women in the civil society.
Community Aid (CA) is the uplift of backward community and achievement of their legal rights and developed status. The statutory mandate of CA is “to help, promote the education of a community. CA has a well-thought, comprehensive and effective strategic plan. This action plan defines outcomes, strategies and action initiatives, including necessary inputs and integration arrangements.
Community Aid has organizational Procedures and Standards including financial management, project management, and other relevant policies. Community Aid struggles for the promotion of community Development particularly women youth, and child development under the following objectives
Education & literacy
Basic health and Family planning
Women & Youth Empowerment
Create awareness and develop local networks for a democratic and peaceful society, where people have equal rights and opportunities to lead their lives with honor and self-respect.
Streamline efforts to empower communities through building their capacities for achieving goals of just and participatory development by mobilizing local and external resources with a special emphasis on women and children
CA has 20 years’ full experience of working with marginalized communities at the grass root level for their development through an integrated package focusing on the social sector such as education, health, capacity building program, awareness and advocacy, and Disaster Management. It has a well-equipped office with all necessary equipment including own vehicle. CA has a core experienced team. CA has implemented multi-donor projects with various national and international organizations and government departments.
Society for Education & Development (SED) is a non-governmental and non-political organization working in the Nankana Sahib and Sheikhupura District of Punjab Province. Organization was established in 2000 and formally registered in 2003 under society registration act 1860. In order to assist the slums of Nankana Sahib and Sheikhupura Districts organization is playing a leading role in rights of people rights, Eradication of poverty, economic empowerment, education, democracy and good governance, child protection and women rights.
According to the perception of Society for Education & Development (SED) illiteracy and lack of awareness and consciousness is major barrier on the way to development. To achieve the objectives of organization in line with priority sector, SED has adopted the strategic approach of sensitization, realization, conceptualization and mobilization.
SED has vast institutional experience, extensive grassroots linkages and community presence in Nankana and Sheikhupura Districts. SED possesses team of skilled professional and short term consultants to guide the various activities and deliverables with absolute satisfaction of the donors and local communities. SED has had privileged to work with various national and international organization on various development initiatives which were accomplished and were well recognized by donor and stakeholders.
Gender and Empowerment Organization (GEO) established in 2006, registered under Society Act 1860, as a non-profit, non-Government organization with its headquartering in District Jaffarabad. GEO’s devotes all its efforts towards community government partnership for promotion of education especially of women in Jaffarabad.
GEO bears 14 years experience of working in the area with good reputation in the community. It is working at gross roots level in achieving the aims and objectives of promoting education and health by addressing the issues of local people and strives for bringing behavior change through community mobilization.
Gender and Empowerment Organization (GEO) for Change in cultural wrong norms & values and enhance women capacity in various ways for the empower women. It works on women and men professionals that provide expertise to mainstream gender into their programs, projects and internal structures. GEO also believe that all the human rights are women rights.
Women, despite their central role in society, comprise the most marginalized section of rural communities. Lack of access and control over resources render women powerless and exclude them from decision-making. Women are considered as property, sold by her parents and bought by her husband. GEO craves to eliminate that all blind faith from the region.
In order to achieve its mission and to make its programs even more human-centered; Gender and Empowerment Organization follows certain values and guiding principles in all its interventions and dealings.
These include the following:
To guide the community that Women have no space to either vent range or make peace
Promotion and protection of Women Rights;
Uplift communities through their empowerment; and gender-based discrimination
Challenging the orthodox power structure at each level of society for the betterment of Women
Make ensure that the government should take further initiatives to promote the economic and social empowerment of women to make them self-sufficient, independent, and confident to claim their rights.
Gender and Empowerment
Promoting girls education
Disaster Relief Activities
Climate Change and Environment
Pakistan Village Development Programme (PVDP)Organization
Pakistan Village Development Program (PVDP) is a Non-Governmental Organization registered under Societies Act 1860 (Reg. No. 3226/5/2813). The organization since its establishment in 1999, works for “building a just civil society by harnessing the creative energies of poor and underprivileged”.
Mr. Zaka Ullah Khan founded PVDP in 1999 and has evolved in 20 years as one of the largest Non-Profit Organizations of the country with an integrated development model, GBV, HIV&AIDS, WASH, Education and disaster management expertise. PVDP has a network of 04 offices across the KP province and NMTDs with its head office in Peshawar. PVDP has access to more than 0.5 million population in 200 villages. PVDP strength is 7 volunteers Board Members, more than 50 full time staff and thousands of community-based volunteers of more than 300 formed committees.
PVDP has signed MOU with EAD and is certified by Pakistan Center of Philanthropy (PCP). PVDP is exempted by the Income Tax Department Government of Pakistan. PVDP is accredited with European Union. PVDP also possess membership with Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), Eliminating Violence Against Women (EVAW) alliance, Child Response Movement (CRM) and Disaster Risk Management (DRM).
PVDP has executed more than 100 projects in collaboration with CHIP/SDC, CRS, NCA, Trocaire, World Vision, Peshawar Dioceses, AusAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNESCO, ESRA-RTI, WFP, Interact World Wide, FHI/USAID, Muslim Care, Give2Asia/PCP, ICMC, World Population Foundation, CIDA, Global Fund and National AIDS Control Program.
Area of Expertise:
Non Formal Education
Life Skills Based Education
Quality Education & Increased Enrollment
Reconstruction of Schools
Human and Institutional development
Food Security and livelihood
Maternal & Child Health Care
Disaster Risk Reduction
Gender Based Violence
Humanitarian response in emergencies/disasters
PVDP Geographic areas include Peshawar, Charsadda, Buner, Dir, Swat, Kohat, Karak, Mansehra, Shangla, Battagram, Kohistan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa . Bagh, Kahota and Muzaffarabad in Muzafarabad. Khybar, Mohmand, DI Khan, South Waziristan, North Waziristan ,Kurram , Bannu in NMTDs.