Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan

NOWPDP seeks to create an inclusive society for people with disabilities in Pakistan. Its objectives are: - Generate a greater level of awareness about the needs and rights of people with disabilities. - Create employment opportunities for people with disabilities to gain economic independence. - Protect and advocate for the right of people with disabilities. - Increase the capacity of organisations working on disability across Pakistan.

Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan
NOWPDP House, Bungalow No. 83/1 N I Line, Saghir Hussain Road
Saddar
Karachi, Sindh 74400
Pakistan
+92 21 32294527
http://www.nowpdp.org/

President

Amin Hashwani

Management Team

Omair Ahmad

Board of Directors

Omair Ahmad, Amin Hashwani, Ronak Lakhani, Laila Dossa, Aly Mustansir, Khayam Hussain

Project Leaders

Omair Ahmad

Mission

NOWPDP seeks to create an inclusive society for people with disabilities in Pakistan. Its objectives are: - Generate a greater level of awareness about the needs and rights of people with disabilities. - Create employment opportunities for people with disabilities to gain economic independence. - Protect and advocate for the right of people with disabilities. - Increase the capacity of organisations working on disability across Pakistan.

Programs

NOWPDP implements programmes to achieve the organisational objectives. Current programmes include: 1) AKDN Education Development & Improvement Programme - introducing inclusive education to 98 schools in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, 2) Recruitment Services - linking job-seekers with disabilities to employers, 3) Artpreneurs for Change - training special education schools and professionals in art therapy, 4) Skills Development & Market Access - introducing market access and improving the quality of products made by special education schools, 5) Teacher Training Programme - training special education teachers in the province of Sindh to be better able to teach children with disabilities.

Statistics on Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2009: $28,108
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $28,108
  • Other funding sources: Individual donors 81%, grants 9%, corporations 8%
  • Religious Affiliation: None

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