TARGET GROUPS OF AWARD
- Unskilled/Uneducated young girls/women
- School Dropout Young girls/women
- Farm workers women
- Domestic workers women
- Low income women
- Minority Groups
- Excluded Rural Population including bonded labor, person with disability and low income families
- Disaster Affected Communities.
- 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.
- Mutual respect
- Team Work
- 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
- 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.