About Us

Introduction of AWARD

Association for Women’s Awareness and Rural Development (AWARD) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit and non-political organization based in Faisalabad in the province of Punjab – Pakistan. It was established on March 21, 1994 and is dedicated to community development work without any discrimination of sex, caste, color and religion. It mainly helps the low-income women and disadvantaged rural population to improve their socio-economic and basic rights situation through group meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences, trainings and by providing them with moral, technical, professional and financial assistance in projects and programs.

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Where We Work

AWARD is a national organization with its major focus on 3 provinces (Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhaw and Sindh). The areas of operation could vary, depends on the situation and need. Currently we have 3 offices. Our head office is located in Faisalabad and 2 Regional Offices are located in Mansehra (Khyber Pakhtunkhaw) and Multan (Southern Punjab). The currently operated areas are as follows:

District Faisalabad

  • District Toba Tek Singh
  • District Muzaffargarh
  • District Manshera
  • District Multan
  • District Chiniot


Our Vision and Mission

  • Vision:
  • A Society where human dignity is respected and values of love, justice, peace, equality and solidarity prevails

  • Mission:
  • To empower the marginalized communities especially women; socially, economically, politically to become active part of their own development and to protect space for civil society to complement Government initiatives of development.We provide unconditional support with no intention to influence anyone’s religious and ethnic affiliation.

Success Stories

Success Story 1
Improving agriculture, improving lives.

In 2016, AWARD Pakistan has initiated a business model for poor rural women of Punjab Province Read More

Success Story 2
Sadia Shabir

Sadia Shabir, residence of Chak # 241 R.B started her journey with AWARD as vocational teacher. Read More

Success Story 3
Zubaida Bibi, Faisalabad

My name is Zubaida. I live in a Village called Chawinda near Tehsil Samundri, District Faisalabad. My husband is a farmer.Read More


Distribution of Assistive Devices to the Disable on “International day of the Person with disabilities”

On December 03, 2016 AWARD Pakistan under its URAAN Program (A flight towards Socio –Economic Sustainability) distributed wheel chairs, tricycles and other assistive devices among the 15 deserving disable persons. Chudhary Muhammad Ashraf (Senior District Officer Social Welfare and Bait-al-maal) was the chief guest of the ceremony. .......Read More

International Women's Day 2016:

On March 6,2016 AWARD Pakistan organized its 12th annual Women Conference with the theme "Step it Up for Gender Equality". The day was celebrated to glorify the achievements of the women in every walk of life and also to promote gender equality in the society. Nearly 800 women participated in the conference from which 90% belonged to the different target rural areas of AWARD Pakistan.The participation from other 2 regions (Muzaffargarh and Mansehra) was also present. ........Read More

187 Girls Got SkilledIn Mountains of Balakot

AWARD Pakistan under its Socio-Economic Empowerment Program (SEEP) which is underway in far flung areas of Balakot, District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhaw (an area which was badly hit by Earthquake in 2005 and took over life of nearly 100,000 people) organized a Certificate Distribution Ceremony after the completion of One year Vocational Training Course for 187 unskilled young girls of 6 target areas of Tehsil Balakot, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhaw. Read More

Distribution of Food Items for 360 Flood Affected Families in Mazzafargarh

AWARD Pakistan feels honor to support 360 families which were affected during the recent floods in District Muzzafargarh. The Distribution took place in 2 affected areas (Nishan Wala and Chajray Wala) of Tehsil Kot Addu, District Muzzafargarh. Both these areas were only accessible through boats as both are temporarily disconnected (By road) from the city due to enormous amount of water standing in between. Read More

Our Priorities

Portfolio Item 1


  • Skill Trainings
  • Income Generation activities
  • Micro-Credit
  • Linkage with Market
  • Marketing Training to Skilled and Unskilled Women
Portfolio Item 2

Emergency Response

  • Emergency Relief
  • Rehablitation
Portfolio Item 3

Non-formal Education

  • Community based primary education for girls
  • Literacy centers for adult females
  • Pre-school center for small girls
  • informal education center for school dropouts
Portfolio Item 4

Gender Justice

  • Advocacy Campaigns
  • Sensitization of Male Community
  • Training of Opinion Makers
  • Sensitization of Women Groups
  • Networking with Women Supportive Institutions
Portfolio Item 5

Women in Governance

  • Training of Local Leadership
  • Supporting Women Leadership
  • Importance of Democracy
  • Networking with Parliamentarians
Portfolio Item 6

Peace Building

  • Formation of Peace Committees in Target Areas
  • Training of Youth Peace Promoters
  • Publications on Peacebuilding
  • Sensitization of Communities
  • Networking for Peace Building


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Azeem House, Street#10,Barkatpura, (Warispura), Faisalabad, Pakistan. more >>>> Ph# 0092-41-8565542 Fax# 0092-41-8565621 E-mail: award21m@brain.net.pk , award21m@yahoo.com