Media Coverage

2017

The Nation: NOWPDP hosts finale of ‘Khud Mukhtar’ – 18th July 2017

Telenews: NOWPDP – A Disability Inclusion Initiative – 18th July 2017

Business Recorder: NOWPDP initiates project to empower special people – 16th July 2017

DAWN: Business Idea Competition for Special Persons held – 16th July 2017

City News International: NOWPDP hosts finale of Project ‘Khud Mukhtar’ – 16th July 2017

NOWPDP is a ray of hope for the ones that are considered hopeless – 24th June 2017

DAWN: Project for persons with disabilities launched – 13 June 2017

City News International: AMANTECH signs agreement with NOWPDP and Special Olympics Pakistan – 13 June 2017

IBA Aman-CED: IBA-CED and NOWPDP organized a workshop for people with special needs by the name of ‘Khud Mukhtar’ – 18th May 2017

Propakistani – Khud Mukhtar: Business Idea Competition launched for disabled Pakistanis – 16th May 2017

Radio FM 91: Labour Day Special with Ali Tareen and Zaynab Abedin – 1st May 2017

The News on Sunday: A disabling environment – 30th April 2017

The Nation: Accord to prepare entrepreneurs with disabilities – 19 April 2017

City News International: Training for persons with disabilities in the garment sector to increase their employability – 10th April 2017

UNDP Pakistan: Training for persons with disabilities in the garment sector to increase their employability – 5th April 2017

City News International: Motivational session for persons with disabilities by Shahzeb Mahmood of Reckitt Benckiser – 8th April 2017

SAMAA Web Desk: Promoting inclusion through training – 10 March 2017

The Express Tribune: Differently-able persons thrive at Abilities Expo 2017 – 25th February 2017

Jismaani mazoori mehnat sai bachnay ka azar nahin – 23rd February 2017

 

2016

The Nation: Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December 2016

The Express Tribune: Empathy not sympathy emphasised on International Day for Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December 2016

Saba Khalid/LinkedInPulse: Can ‘storytelling; inspire the next generation of female entrepreneurs in Pakistan? – 20 November 2016

City News International: NOWPDP House lightens up with celebration of Children’s Day – 16 November 2016

The Sindh Times: Project Awaz reaches new heights in providing opportunities to persons with hearing impairments – 9 September 2016

City News: Project Awaz reaches new heights in providing opportunities to persons with hearing impairments – 8 September 2016

Vocational training programme for disabled launched – 10th August 2016

Bringing the disabled into the mainstream – 10th August 2016

No one left behind: Redefining ‘Dastoor’, empowering people with disabilities – 9th August 2016

NOWPDP launches ‘Dastoor’: The Vocational Training program for persons with disabilities – 9th August 2016

Pakwheels Blog: Top 30 Cycle Designs Submitted At PakWheels Partnered NOWPDP Competition – 07 June 2016

DAWN: Winners of accessible cycle design contest announced – 03 June 2016

The News: ‘Moving People, Changing Minds’ aims to mobilise the differently-abled – 03 June 2016

City News: NOWPDP hosts event on Accessible Transport for Persons with Disabilities – 03 June 2016

Geo TV: Cycle designed for disabled wins award – 03 June 2016

Pakwheels Blog : NOWPDP announces the Winners of its Accessible Cycle Design Challenge! – 03 June 2016

Express Tribune: Wings to fly: Making transport accessible for the differently-abled – 02 June 2016

MyPakistan: Wings to fly: Making transport accessible for the differently-abled – 02 June 2016

Sindh Times: NOWPDP hosts event on Accessible Transport for Persons with Disabilities – 02 June 2016

Flare Business News: NOWPDP Joins hands with Shell Pakistan to Support Persons with Disabilities – 26 April 2016

Business Recorder – NOWPDP, Shell support special persons – 26 April 2016

Pakistan Observer Shell to hire services of handicapped – 26 April 2016

Nation: Corporate Corner: NOWPDP, Shell ink MoU – 23 April 2016 

The News: Helping the disabled fulfil their legal obligations – 19 March 2016

Pro Pakistani: Special NICs Issued for People with Disabilities – 18 March 2016

Pakistan ka Khuda Hafiz: Special NICs Issued for People with Disabilities – 18 March 2016

Express Tribune: 200 people with disabilities apply for special identity cards – 17 March 2016

Autolook: NOWPDP Launches Challenge To Design A Low-Cost Cycle For Disabled People in Pakistan – 15 January 2016

Pakwheels Blog: NOWPDP Launches Challenge To Design A Low-Cost Cycle For Disabled People in Pakistan – 14 January 2016

Dawn: Design contest for low-cost cycle for disabled people launched – 14 January 2016

The News: Caring for the Disabled – 14 January 2016

Express Tribune: Overcoming disabilities: Accessible Cycle Design Challenge launched – 14 January 2016

 

2015

Dawn: HeArtwork: Saddar’s hidden treasures – 14 December 2015

Dawn: At the Indie Craft Show, differently-abled artists get a welcome boost – 4 August 2015

Express Tribune: Exploring opportunities: Students throng education expo on second day – 15 June 2015

Express Tribune: Mobility for everyone: Need for accessible public transport stressed – 12 June 2015

Express Tribune: Not disabled, just differently abled, believes Imran Ghanchi – 29 May 2015

Express Tribune: Reinvigorating Karachi: ‘Sports boost mental activity’ – 29 April 2015

Pamir Times: Making Workplace Accessible: NOWPDP unveils a Model Workplace for People with Disabilities –15 March 2015

Express Tribune: Special needs: HBL and NOWPDP sign agreement – 5 February 2015

Access Exchange International: Accessible Transport Around the World – January 2015

 

2013 – 2014

Express Tribune: Differently abled: All it takes is a ramp – 3 December 2014

Rickshaw Challenge: Social Challenge: Fighting Preconceptions with The Rickshaw Project – 24 November 2014

Synergizer: NOWPDP – 13 November 2014

The Nation: Matco Rice signs MoU with NOWPDP – 15 October 2014

Flint Magazine: Rickshaw Rhythm – 30 September 2014

The Diplomat: The Rickshaw Project: Empowering Disabled Pakistanis – 27 July 2014

Dawn: Enabling Pakistan’s disabled requires more than a tax-cut – 14 July 2014

Dawn: The Rickshaw Project: On the road to change – 8 July 2014

PakWheels Blog: The Rickshaw Project: Using Wheels to Garner Change – 1 July 2014

Express Tribune: heArtwork: One shredded paper at a time – 31 March 2013

 

2012

The News: NICH brightened up for patients – 27 December 2012

Express Tribune: Persons with disabilities: Without access, quotas are meaningless – 3 December 2012

Express Tribune: Retrofitted rickshaws help men who can’t walk get behind the steering wheel – 10 September 2012

‘Artpreneurs For Change’ as means of expression – 22nd April 2012 

Express Tribune: Cutting red tape: Physically-challenged 300 people given CNICs –18 March 2012

 

2011

Express Tribune: Class act: Children with special needs move away from the margin by drawing in it – 10 December 2011

Pakistan Today: Disabled people’s rights… lawmakers definitely needed a booklet on that – 3 November 2011

Express Tribune: Handi-capable: Helping turn disability into ability – 22 July 2011

Dawn: Will to care for people living with disability – 21 July 2011

 

2008

Dawn: Sindh govt to form task-force for disabled persons – 4 December 2008

Dawn: Disability is a human rights issue – 9 May 2008