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!
We wish you and your families a very Happy, Peaceful and Pleasant Eid! – Team NOWPDP
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 [...]
WE’RE READY! We have finally begun operations on a small scale – our brand new rickshaws are ready to take customers! For now, we are only taking bookings (pick-up and drop-off) for people who have regular timings. For those of you in the Clifton, Defense, and Saddar areas, please inbox me if you are interested [...]
It is widely agreed that separation of children with disabilities into special schools early in life results in their permanent separation from mainstream society later in life as well. It is for this reason that inclusive education is of utmost important; it is where the mainstreaming of people with disabilities into society begins. Since [...]
heARTwork would like to thank their partners Engro Vopak Terminal Ltd, Entrepreneurs Organizations Karachi Chapter and Matco Rice for their order of over 1000 hand made Eid cards. They have played a major role in empowering these students with disability, allowing them to refine paper making skills and contribute to the household income.
Artwork of Artpreneurs for Change got public exposure through The Second Floor’s (T2F) Jumma Hafta Art Bazaar 3.0 (JHAB). This is artwork done by children with disabilities who underwent art as therapy over a period of 6 months with an Art as Therapy Practitioner. The event was spread over two days: Friday 28th June [...]
Deaf Reach trainers, in collaboration with NOWPDP, conducted a four-week course on Deaf culture and sign language for the staff of Pizza Hut to assist in their new Inclusive Employment Program. Sixteen deaf employees are now working at Pizza Hut restaurants in Karachi, and this number will grow in the coming weeks.
Artpreneurs for Change is a project of NOWPDP that trains individuals, Art as Therapy Practitioners (ATPs), in techniques on how to use art as a therapeutic mean to engage children with disabilities to express themselves socially as well as emotionally. The Artpreneurs for Change team cordially invites you to the Jumma Hafta [...]
Team heARTwork has been really busy with in May doing the following: 1. heARTwork has got its first corporate orders for Handmade greeting cards 2 .Developing designs for new product line related to home textile and furnishing 3. heARTwork website goes live 4. heARTwork partnered with Liberty Books and Pie in the Sky for viewing [...]