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

    We have established a user-friendly, rickshaw-to-your-doorstep service run entirely by PWDs. Customers can call our call center to place an order, and a rickshaw will pick them up from their desired location. Not only will the rickshaws be driven by trained and licensed PWDs, but each vehicle will fitted with a GPS tracker and have standardized […]

  • 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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Latest News

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  • Happy Independence Day

    Team NOWPDP would like to wish all its supporters and promoters a very happy Independence day. This 14th August, may God bless us with a whole lot of peace, tolerance and contentment. Long live Pakistan!  

  • Eid Mubarak!

    We wish you and your families a very Happy, Peaceful and Pleasant Eid!    – Team NOWPDP

  • heARTwork covered by Express Tribune

       In a school in the heart of Saddar, students of ages four to over thirty-five tear papers into smaller scraps. Others pick up the shredded bits, turning it into pulp that can be plastered onto the walls and dried. Still more students gather the dried paper, and use it to make greeting cards, photo frames […]