An initiative of the Aga Khan National Council for Pakistan during the Golden Jubilee year, the Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan (NOWPDP) catalyzes the creation of an inclusive society that values and upholds the rights of people with disabilities.

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  • heARTwork – lovingly handmade by people with disabilities

    Empowering people with disabilities through promotion of their craftsmanship , thereby making them valued members of society. Our mission with this program is to train 200 people with disabilities one of  two skills at our 5 partners schools by developing the vocational skill set of people with disabilities, thereby increasing their chances of employment. These […]

  • The Rickshaw Project

    Moving people. Changing minds. Why do we need The Rickshaw Project??? People with Disabilities (PWDs) are viewed as a burden on our society, and “difficult” to integrate in to schools, workplaces, and public spaces.  Society is quick to assume that PWDs are “unable to work”, or “looking for pity”; but it is the same society […]

  • Artpreneurs for Change

      Artpreneurs for Change (AFC) trains individuals to use art a therapeutic medium to engage children with disabilities by: Creating a space for expression Engaging emotionally and socially Expressing feelings and memories Our objective is to train individuals interested in Art as Therapy for children with disabilities. Conduct Art as a Therapy sessions with children […]

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  • NOWPDP and MATCO – Working with People with Disabilities

    The Network of Organizations Working with People with Disabilities, Pakistan (NOWPDP), signed an MoU with Matco Rice on 13th October 2014; both parties aiming to work towards creating awareness regarding People with Disabilities. NOWPDP, since it’s inception has always worked towards raising awareness and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. With projects like […]

  • Disability Sensitization Sessions

    Disability Sensitization Sessions Engro, Harbour Front, Karachi Yaqeeen’s initiative to develop Engro Corp and all its subsidiaries into equal opportunity employers, inclusive of persons with disabilities, has now transitioned into the process of disseminating information on disability awareness and etiquette. To kick off this phase of the project, four half-day disability sensitization sessions were organized […]

  • Happy Independence Day!

    This 14th August NOWPDP would like to wish you all a very Happy Independence Day! Team NOWPDP