Throughout the past few decades, Pakistan’s non-governmental organizations have grown and developed. Nevertheless, only a few of these individuals have had a direct societal impact, and some are still running their businesses and serving their communities.
Pakistan has some top NGOs, some of whom want to advance their efforts in the Indian community. While the country is afflicted by all the problems prevailing in it, there is little transparency or corruption in the nation.
Within the scope of this article, you will find information about NGOs (non-governmental organizations) that are helping to improve the lives of Pakistanis. NGOs will be presented in detail and ways of reaching out to the top organizations will be discussed.
What is the Purpose of an NGO?
An NGO is a nonprofit organization that operates independently of the government. Non-governmental organizations (NGO) are organizations organized on a national, state, or local level to serve a social or political purpose, such as human rights or the environment.
NGOs are funded in various ways
The following sources of funding are available to NGOs as nonprofits:
- Dues for membership
- Donations from private sources
- Services and goods for sale
List of Top 10 Pakistan NGOs
1. Transparent hands ( offers free medical and surgical services)
Transparent Hands is the largest crowdfunding platform in the healthcare sector of Pakistan registered with 2(36) tax exemptions. It provides free healthcare services for the underprivileged community in Pakistan, including medical and surgical treatment.
Donors from around the world can donate online to Pakistani needy patients through the online fundraising platform while ensuring full transparency.
Head office: 605A – Blck C, Faisal Town, Lahore.
UAN: 0304 – 1111 – 411
Mobile number: +92 35201125
2. Shahid Afridi Foundation ( hope – Not Out!)
Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, also known as Boom Boom in the world, founded this foundation.
Serving Pakistani communities is especially important to SAF, as it works across the globe to serve underserved communities. Their services include health care, access to water, education, disaster relief, and rehabilitation.
Among the few NGOs that operate at remote locations in the country, SASF reaches out to the most marginalized segments of society and makes an impact on their lives. Statistics indicate that SAF has served 196420 patients, 4157 students are enrolled for education, 3218 have benefited from sports and 245325 households are also served.
Location: 204 E.I lines Dr. Daud Pota Road Karachi, Pakistan.
Mobile number: 111 000 723
WEB: Shahid Afridi Foundation – Changing Lives, Creating Impact
3. EDHI Foundation ( serving humanity with all religions in mind)
Emergency assistance is provided around the clock by the Edhi foundation across Pakistan and internationally. A wide range of services is provided by the foundation. Relief efforts are carried out both nationally and internationally.
Emergency services, women’s shelters, wheelchairs, education, international community centers, health care, missing persons, refugees, drug rehabilitation, and blood donation are among its main focus areas.
Head office: Sarafa Bazar, Boulton Market, Karachi.
Mobile number: +92 (21) 23413232
Web: Edhi Welfare Organization – Serving Humanity in the Spirit of All Religions
4. Shaukat khanum cancer hospital
Founded in Lahore in 1994, Shahaukat Khanum was founded by Imran Khan. This was Pakistan’s first comprehensive cancer center, dedicated to providing cancer patients with the best possible diagnosis and treatment. In the Shoukat Khanum memorial cancer hospital and the research center, many young innocent lives are being saved.
Headoffice: 7A Block R-3 M.A. Johar town Lahore
UAN: 111 155 555
Mobile no: 042-3590-5000 , 0800 11555 (toll free)
Web: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre
5. Chhipa welfare Association
Founded by Ramzan Chhipa in 2007, the Chippa Welfare Association is a non-profit welfare organization based in Pakistan. Chhipa Welfare Association was founded after the 1987 bombing of Bohri Bazaar in Karachi.
A primary mission of the company is to provide quality services to people without discrimination, regardless of their race, creed, or caste, during situations of emergency, sudden events, or traffic accidents.
Among its activities are financial assistance and food delivered free or at a low cost to people on a low income. In addition, the organization offers ambulances, dastarkhawa, homes, orphanages, kitchens, morgues, ritual baths, ration bags, mobile morgues, graveyards, old homes, women’s shelters, and newborn homes.
Headoffice: plot no ZC-5, Sector 8/A opposite FTC bridge, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi- 74400, Sindh Pakistan.
Mobile no : 021-111-92-1020 , 021-111-111-134
UAN : 021-111-111-136
For ambulance: 020
Whatsapp : 03008581020 , 021-111-111-134, 021-111-111-136
Web: Chhipa Welfare Association®
6. Aga khan foundation
In several disadvantageous east African communities, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is helping to alleviate food and educational scarcity. In order to enhance the economy of these rural regions, and AKF partnership has been established with organizations in Kenya and Tanzania.
With over 45 years of experience solving development challenges, the AKF utilizes community-driven, innovative solutions. Formal intellectual and financial partnerships with organizations that share their objectives in order to tackle a small number of specific development problems.
Head office: Aga khan foundation USA 1825 K street NW, Suite 901 Washington, DC 20006
Web: Aga Khan Foundation | Aga Khan Development Network (akdn.org)
The Ehsas Programme for marginalized people is Pakistan’s largest and boldest venture to date. All federation units and 34 federal agencies are responsible for implementing EHSAAS. Ehsaas aims to improve human capital development by addressing state capture, livelihoods, and social protection.
Headoffice: 4th floor, Evacuee trust complex F – 5/1, Islamabad
Phone: 051-9240024, 0519210022
8. PCHF ( Pakistan children heart foundation)
PCHF is a registered sector 42 company under the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. The NGO was founded in 2012.
As a charity, PCHF provides surgeries to impoverished children in Pakistan with congenital heart defects (CHDs) with full or partial funding. In addition to providing the highest standard of care for children with heart disorders, PCHF seeks to establish a state-of-the-art facility that is available to everyone, regardless of their financial means.
Headoffice: 1 km, defence road near university of Lahore teaching hospital Lahore, Pakistan.
Mobile no: 0300 78814455, 0300 8400446 , 0321 8488116
Web: About Us – Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (pchf.org.pk)
9. Orange tree foundation
Over the years, OTF has been working in Karachi. They offer school and college scholarship programs that provide funding to students who are eager to learn but lack the financial means to pursue further education.
These programs are offered both individually and in groups to students who are capable of getting into top colleges purely on merit. These drives are being conducted in collaboration with the Robin Hood Army.
Headoffice: ground floor, office no B plot 22-C, 14th street, Kayaban-e-shamsheer, Phase 5, DHA, Karachi.
Phone no: 021-35845530
Web: Contact – Orange Tree Foundation (https://www.orangetreefoundation.org/)
10. Saaya Foundation
An NGO based in Karachi, Saaya is a humanitarian organization. A philanthropic initiative made by Dow medical students whose goal is to serve humanity.
As part of Saya’s health projects, the organization provides shelter for underprivileged families and basic services.
Headoffice: 5th floor, Al Yousuf chamber, New Chali, shahrah-e- Liaquat, Karachi
Phone no: 0323 0172292
List of Internation NGOs working in Pakistan