Renowned International NGOs Operating In Pakistan
Thought as one of the most plentiful nations on the planet, every year 1% GDP of Pakistan grants to charitable donations. Not privileged or privileged Pakistanis are more than ready to help the needy appear in a way called charity. The concept of charity continually applies in our culture and religion.
People of Pakistan always want to help those who suffer from a shortage of food, health-related issues, and children who don’t have money to continue their education. Muslims give Khairat, Sadaqah, or Zakat to help society and achieve their commitments. And today we will talk about the top 10 renowned international NGOs operating in Pakistan.
Dealing with a nongovernment or nonprofit organization. These organizations are also called NPOs and NGOs. Thousand of noncommercial and nonprofit organizations are working in Pakistan to help millions of marginalized and underprivileged people. In today’s article, the top famous NGOs of Pakistan will be discussed.
Founder of USAID
President John F.Kennedy is the founder of USAID.
USAID come into being in 1961, head office located in Washington D.C.
Office In Pakistan & Contact #
USAID is located in Islamabad and their phone number is : (202) 712-1234.
As the name suggests, USAID is funded broadly by the people living in America. United states agency for international development is one of the greatest nonprofit organizations working to help underdeveloped countries so their people can also live a better life. USAID lies among the top 10 NGOs in Pakistan.
The Americans have effectively funded around 8 billion dollars to Pakistan through USAID. The main target of USAID is to increase the life of a human being struggling with their survival. These projects add up to the people and economy of Pakistan.
Founder of OXFAM
Cecil Jackson cole, henry Gillet, Theodore Richard Milford, Gilbert Murray, and his wife Mary are the founders of Oxfam.
Oxfam Office & Contact #
Oxfam is located in Islamabad and you can contact also them on their telephone no by dialing 051-265334.
Established in 1942, the NGO is decided to change the world by raising the power of people against poverty. All over the world, Oxfam delivers creative ways for people to utilize themselves out of thriving and poverty.
Working with the number of Phillips in one hundred countries to everything from donations to clothing. This charity is very highly ranked by many charity rating organizations. In 1973, Oxfam came to Pakistan to help needy people of Pakistan and women who are fighting poverty and injustice.
Together with government support the organization provides a generous guide to the crisis and disaster-affected communities to reconstruct their houses and get out of poverty.
The Headoffice of UNICEF is located in New York, USA.
UNICEF Office & Contact #
Currently, their main offices are located in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi with its urgent fields offices located in Multan, Hyderabad, and Sukkhur.
Islamabad Office contact # – 051-2097700, 051-8705100
Sindh Field Office Contact # – 021-34549525-28
Punjab Field Office Contact # – 042-35209300
Balochistan Field Office Contact # – 081-2838996, 081-2839144
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Contact # – +091-745200
Dedicated to helping children, the UNICEF is created by the united nation on 11 December 1946 after world war Unicef is mandated by the united nation general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities.
In Pakistan, Unicef helps maintain affected areas. One of the core aids of UNICEF is to help people and families affected by supernatural events such as earthquakes and heavy floods. It is among the top 10 international NGOs operating in Pakistan.
The NGO allows timely and easily available to highly destructive areas of Pakistan. Its contribution in the nutrition and health sector, child protection, polio eradication, sanitation, and hygiene have greatly helped those sorrowing in Pakistan.
4. Action Against Hunger, USA
Action Against Hunger Office:
The main office of Action Against Hunger (AAH) is located in Islamabad.
AHA Contact #
The main target of action is to provide nutrition to poor people because they believe that a healthy body ensures a healthy future. From now they treated five million people for malnutrition and illness last year and served more than thirteen million peoples in total.
In 2019 the NGO came to Pakistan to balance nutrition needs. Through that, they solved nearly 45000 cases of severe acute malnutrition in kids.
In Sindh, their team carries out a pilot project aiming at the surety of proving water scarcity and soil salinity in the area of Thatta.
5. AAR Japan
AAR japan head office is located in Tokyo.
AAR Japan is an international NGO that is working for the vulnerable population since 1979. The NGO reaches out to the helpless population around the world, followed by the rules of impartiality and neutrality. The NGO focused on delivering long-term help instead of providing short-lived aid.
In 2005 AAR japan provided relief and aid efforts in Pakistan for people affected by the Kashmir earthquake.
In 2010 they also provide aid to people affected by the floods in Pakistan.
6. SOS Children’s Village
Founder of SOS
Herman Gmeiner is the founder of SOS children villages.
Headoffice is located in Innsbruck, Austria.
SOS Office In Pakistan & Contact #
SOS children’s office is located in Lahore and you can contact on +92-42-35918035-6.
SOS is the world’s biggest charity organization for children. It gives orphaned children hope, home, and mother for children in need. They are working in Pakistan for families and children since 1975.
It targets to provide shelter and education to abandoned and orphaned children. The NGO provides secure and warm shelter to every needy child.
Many of its services also include social projects such as vocational training, agriculture projects, medical centers, production centers, and schools.
Children are saved from exploitation, neglect, and abuse and are taken care of during war and natural disasters.
Children have education health care, food, and shelter. These are the core needs for the good growth of all children.
7. Human Relief Foundation (HRF)
Founder of human relief foundation
Trustees are the founder of the human relief foundation and it is set up by the United Kingdom.
The Headoffice of the human relief foundation is located in Manchester, England.
Office In Pakistan & Contact #
Office of Human relief is located in Islamabad and you can contact them also by dialing 051-2363009.
Human relief foundation is an international humanitarian aid organization with offices in Manchester, Bradford, Birmingham, London, France, Jordan, Pakistan, Somalia. India and Iraq.
HRF works all across the world to comfort the sufferings of people who are facing poverty, natural disasters, and conflicts. They rebuild schools, provide food to starving people, and give courses and training for widows and orphans.
They also set up accommodations and shelters for refugees, build hospitals, and provide easy medical aids in needy poverty regions.
Partners of the human relief foundation include The World Food Program, The United Nations, and the European Union. The NGO is working for human rights since 1991.
8. Helping Hand For Relief And Foundation
Founder of Helping Hands
Janelle Hinds is the founder of helping hands. Janelle Hinds is also an inclusion, equity, and diversity consultant besides a famed speaker.
The Headoffice of helping hands is located in Alcester, United Kingdom.
Offices in Pakistan & Contact #
Helping hands relief and development is working in 4 provinces of Pakistan, Kashmir, the northern area, and Fata.
The social security office is located in Islamabad, contact number: 051-8438800, the field office is located in Kot Addu, contact number: 0333-6006886, and the regional office is located in Lahore.
When a physically disabled child watches others jumping and playing around knowing that she or he cannot join them. Imagine what it does to the poor child the feeling of defeat, self-pity, and helplessness, rage all of these results into the inferiority complex.
When it comes to talents and intelligence these children are not less than intelligent ones. As a result of helping hands is providing facilities and shelters to these peoples.
NGO is responding to human hardships in disaster and emergency situations nevertheless of gender, race, class, ethnicity, religion, location, culture diversity, color, and social background.
The NGO is also functioning on a long-term growth plan like widows and orphan support skills and programs, economic empowerment, and livelihood programs with a special direction and vision.
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National NGOs in Pakistan
1. Edhi Foundation
Abdul Sattar Edhi is the founder of the Edhi foundation.
Headoffice in Pakistan
The main office of Edhi Foundation is located in Sarafa bazaar, Boulton market, Mithadar Karachi.
Call 021-32413232 or you can also email [email protected].
When it comes to good deeds and great humanity services you can’t go without mentioning the patron Edhi. the foundation Edhi is an outcome of his hard work battle and in the epidemic, they are delivering like old times to pick Covid 19 patients. Edhi has the world’s largest ambulance volunteer services.
Not only does this foundation have ambulance services but this NGO also distributed rations to needy persons. Recently, the chairman of the Edhi Foundation, Faisal Edhi donated 10 million to PM’s relief fund.
However, their donations provide shelter to the poor, a coffin to the dead, and smiles to the needy.
Edhi has call centers all over Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtun Khawa( KPK), Balochistan, and Azad Jammu Kashmir. International offices of Edhi foundation are located in the USA, Australia, North America, and the United Kingdom.
2. Chippa Welfare Association
Founder of CHHIPA
Muhammad Ramzan Chhipa is the founder of the Chippa foundation.
Headoffice in Pakistan
The main office of Chhipa Foundation is located in Shahran-e-Faisal, Karachi.
You can call at 021-111-92-1020, 021-111-111-132 or you can also WhatsApp at 0300-8581020, and for ambulance helpline service dial 1020.
It is one of the earliest foundations of Pakistan and is well known for its generous and plentiful aid starting from women’s shelter home to the ambulance drive and home for kids and old people. Right now, the Chippa foundation is distributing free basic ration in Pakistan so that the people who are economically affected by the virus don’t have to suffer.
Not only rations they are also giving free face masks, gloves, sanitizers, and soaps to workers, doctors, and police officers who necessarily have to step out during the pandemic.
Right now, Chhipa has free ambulance services all over the country, free Dasturkhawan, graveyard building, orphanage, mobile morgue, newborn home, old home, Aqiqa, and Sadqa goats, Aqiqa and Sadqa cows.
3. Alkhidmat Foundation
Founder of Alkhidmat Foundation
Muhammad Abdus Shakoor is the founder of the Alkhidmat foundation.
Headoffice In Pakistan
The main office of Alkhidmat foundation is located in Khayaban-e-Jinnah, Lahore.
Call 0304-1114222, 0800-44448 and you can also email at [email protected].
It is a well-known and famous foundation known for its generous services all over the country. In this hard time of the pandemic, they have started their emergency call system through which they want to keep society safe.
Their cause includes a donation of food, setting up an isolation center, supplies to poorly areas of Pakistan, and emergency medical centers. Alkhidmat offers twenty-eight hospitals to the government of Pakistan for the isolation centers, and yet they are working very hard to make this corona easy for people.
The foundation’s main goal is to serve humanity importantly orphans and the vulnerable without any kind of discrimination to add to their prosperity of health, livelihood, education, shelters, mosques, clean water availability, and other aspects of life as well.
4. Jafaria Disaster Foundation (JDC)
Founder of JDC
Syed Jaffar Abbasi and the association of students are the founders of JDC.
Headoffice in Pakistan
JDC office is located in Gulberg Town, Karachi.
Call 021-36341059 or you can also email at [email protected].
It is a charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization, who is helping our people since 2009. When the pandemic strikes Pakistan, it was JDC who shared free masks in Pakistan at a time when there are short and expensive masks in the market.
Earlier JDC started by building a small camp heavily populated area of Aisha Manzil, Karachi. But afterward, it worked very hard to extend its reach out and branches to a powerful infrastructure that deals with liberal management and rescue all around the province.
JDC also delivers fast aid to matters and emergency calls. The foundation has freedom from any government funding agencies and programs. The NGO is running with the help of both nonmembers and members of the foundation. Big applause for them for serving without any culture, cast, or religious differences.
5. Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF)
Founder of SAF
Shahid khan Afridi is the founder of SAF and is the current chairman of the foundation, Jahangir khan is the president of the SAF foundation.
Head office in Pakistan
The Headoffice of Shahid Afridi Foundation is located in Karachi, Sindh.
Call 111-000 or you can also email at shahidafridifoundation.org
Shahid Afridi Foundation is committed to providing water and food for every Pakistani household. So, no one has to sleep in a state of thirst or hunger. The SAF foundation is also installing hand pumps, water tanks, water wells, and water pipelines laid in areas of Pakistan where people don’t have easy access to drinking pure water.
SAF also build a big hospital in Karachi and Kohat for poor peoples, where till now more than 200,000 plus patients have been treated. The foundation’s main goal is to enhance the conditions of the deprived community of Pakistan in terms of health services, education services, easy access to healthy and pure water, sports activities, and emergency responses in case of natural and other disasters. The foundation has set its chapters internationally in the UK, South Africa, and the USA.
6. Poda Pakistan
Headoffice in Pakistan
The office of PODA Pakistan is located in Islamabad.
You can contact Poda Pakistan by dialing 051-2650053.
Since 2003 Potohar organization of development advocacy (PODA) is working for human rights. Their main target is to protect and promote human rights through economic justice and gender equality. PODA promotes women’s empowerment through different programs and activities.
In 2003 Malala Yousafzai also made a women empowerment conference at PODA Pakistan. The main target of PODA is to bring a peaceful society where women can live on their own, get an education, and has other equal rights as well.