AWAZ Foundation Pakistan: Centre for Development Services

AWAZ  is striving for the Socio-economic development and political empowerment of marginalized communities especially women and young people across Pakistan since 1995. AWAZ follows rights based approaches for sustainable development, poverty alleviation, achieving MDGs.

Institutional Accreditation

  • AWAZ was Founded in 1995
  • Registered with registrar joint stock companies as a national NGO under Societies Act 1860
  • AWAZ enjoys consultative status of UN ECOSOC
  • AWAZ is Member of Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) 
  • Member of IUCN (international Union for Conservation of Nature)
  • Member of CIVICS
  • South Asian Regional Convener & National Secretariat Pakistan for Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)
  • AWAZ is Certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) 
  • AWAZ is Certified by Aga Khan Foundation under its Institutional Management Certification Program (IMCP) on the basis of USAID Management Standards
  • Leading Post 2015 Development framework agenda in Pakistan on behalf of Beyound 2015
  • Member of Regional campaign coordination team on right to sanitation in South Asia.
  • Member of Sexual and Reproductive health and Rignts (SRHR) Alliance
  • AWAZ has Tax Exemption Status by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
  • AWAZ is Registered with Employee’s Old age Benefit Investment (EOBI)