About us

About Us


TARGET GROUPS OF AWARD

  •  Unskilled/Uneducated young girls/women
  •  School Dropout Young girls/women
  •  Farm workers women
  •  Domestic workers women
  •  Low income women
  •  Youth
  •  Minority Groups
  •  Excluded Rural Population including bonded labor, person with disability and low income families
  •  Disaster Affected Communities.


LEGAL STATUS

  • AWARD is registered with the Government under Societies Registration Act 1860

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE ORGANIZATION:

      • To improve the social status of marginalized women living with inequality, oppression and insecure environment by enhancing their access towards non-formal education, knowledge and skills to become active part of their own development and to claim their rights
      • To improve the economic situation of low income women by advocating for women economic rights and by improving their access towards decent and profitable livelihood options.
      • To create inclusive, just and democratic society capable to engage women leaders for responsible and accountable governance.
      • To provide Emergency Response to the communities affected by natural disasters.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES

  • Mutual respect
  • Discipline
  • Team Work
  • Honesty
  • Quality
  • Commitment


METHODOLOGY

  • Need assessment sessions with communities.
  • Formation of Local Development Committees (LDCs).
  • Formation of Women groups/ Saving groups.
  • Monthly Educational Programs
  • Skill development
  • Micro Credit/ Small Businesses.
  • Non formal Education.
  • Awareness raising.

 

 

NETWORKING AND COLLABORATION AT NATIONAL LEVEL:

  •  Co-ordination Council for Peace and Inter-faith Harmony (NGOs Network)
  •  Sanat Zar (A unit of District Social Welfare Department, Faisalabad) for the Empowerment of Women.
  •  NCJP  (National Commission for Justice and Peace) – Lahore, Pakistan
  •  CSC    (Christian Study Center) – Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  •  FACES-Pakistan
  •  Caritas Pakistan, Faisalabad
  •  Micro Credit Focal Group formed by State Bank of Pakistan, Faisalabad.
  •  Peace and Development Foundation (PDF), Rawalpindi.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • The Board of AWARD consists of 7 members (5 female, 2male). It forms policies of AWARD and ensures the implementation. It meets 3 times a year.