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 […]

YaqEEEn embedded – empowered – equal

A Disability Consulting Initiative of NOWPDP The project seeks inclusiveness for people with disabilities in institutions across Pakistan. Inclusion means much more than just hiring and recruiting. It is about truly embedding persons with disabilities within a workforce through gainful, holistic, sustainable and meaningful empowerment of abilities such that they are and they feel equal. […]

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 […]

The Rickshaw Project – We are ready!

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 […]