The Tharparkar District in Sindh, Pakistan, spans over 22,000 square kilometers and has a population of 1.65 million. The District faces acute shortage of water, with annual rainfall averaging as low as 9mm, and drought a common occurrence.
In the wake of Covid-19, government has imposed strict measures in response to the pandemic, including intermittent lockdowns on most shops and businesses.
Universal Children’s Day is held annually on November 20, with the aim to improve child welfare worldwide, advocate children’s rights and promote togetherness amongst all children.
To celebrate Universal Children’s Day, Empower Foundation visited the Fixit School, an initiative of Fixit Organization, last week.
Dar ul Sukun provides care, rehabilitation and protection to people with disabilities by delivering a broad range of services which accommodate people of all ages with disabilities.
Idara Al Khair, a non-profit private school in Karachi aims to spread the light of education in underprivileged localities in Pakistan.
The Karachi Educational & Welfare Society for Deaf (KEWSD) is a not-for-profit and non-Governmental Organization (NGO) located in Korangi, Karachi.
CIRCLE Pakistan’s mission is to advance women’s economic participation and empowerment through innovative entrepreneurship, advocacy campaigns and research.
Empowering women is equal to empowering a nation. In our goal to support women and provide them opportunities to grow, Empower Foundation has joined hands with Hunarmund, a non-profit e-commerce platform, to highlight the undiscovered women artisans of Pakistan.
Make-A-Wish foundation is the largest wish granting organization in the world and can be found in 36 countries of 5 continents. The kids here are fighting incurable diseases and have simple wishes like wanting a dollhouse, toy airplanes, cricket kits etc. The organization does a commendable job fulfilling the tiny wishes of children.