VISION "A prosperous, peaceful, productive and socially inclusive society where all human beings can realize their potential" MISSION "Improve quality of life in the backward areas of Pakistan, by improving the socio-economic conditions of people through equitable and sustainable utilization of resources and empowering the vulnerable and weaker groups"

Welcome to Foundation for Rural Development (FRD) a nonprofit, non-political, non-governmental organization. FRD is working for the development and uplift of the marginalized rural communities through long term development initiatives as well as humanitarian assistance. FRD is registered under Voluntary Social Welfare Societies Act 1961, and is currently working in FATA, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Punjab in Pakistan.

Recent Activities

  •  Reconstruction of Government High School Gandhiyan and Institutionalization of Career Counselling for Students Reconstruction of Government High School Gandhiyan and Institutionalization of Career Counselling for Students
  •  Public School Rehabilitation and Capacity Building of Parent Teachers Councils in District Haripur Public School Rehabilitation and Capacity Building of Parent Teachers Councils in District Haripur
  •  Improvement of WASH & Schools Rehabilitation in 31 Refugee Villages of KPK Improvement of WASH & Schools Rehabilitation in 31 Refugee Villages of KPK
  •  Rapid needs assessment and relief interventions for North Waziristan IDPs living at communal places Rapid needs assessment and relief interventions for North Waziristan IDPs living at communal places

Success Stories

  •  Improved infrastructure - Improved enrollment

    Improved infrastructure - Improved enrollment

    FRD improved infrastructure of Government Girls Primary School Attock through construction of boundary wall, provision of toilets and supply of clean drinking water that helped in providing favorable environment for learning and motivated the community to send their children to school thus resulted in increase in the enrollment.
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  •  Repairing the Shattered Dream

    Repairing the Shattered Dream

    Story of widow who dreamed for her children’s bright and secure future, but one day she found broken pieces of her dream, her shelter and her husband, targeted in bomb blast. FRD couldn’t get her husband back but repaired her dream by securing their children with four walls and a roof.
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  •  Hygiene Promotion and Hygiene Kit Distribution project in affected villages of district Peshawar, Swabi and Mardan in KPK, Supported by: Danish Refugee Council

    Hygiene Promotion and Hygiene Kit Distribution project in affected villages of district Peshawar, Swabi and Mardan in KPK, Supported by: Danish Refugee Council

    Aiming to improve the health and hygiene conditions in the target refugee villages, FRD implemented a WASH project under the umbrella of DRC.
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  •  Scattered lives mended

    Scattered lives mended

    Story of unfortunate family who lost their home, livelihood and unity of family as well in floods 2010. FRD provided an opportunity to them to live again as joint family with same unity and love under one roof by provision of permanent shelter under its project of shelter solutions supported by UNHCR.
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Latest News

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    "22 May 2015"
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    "15 October 2014"
    Global Hand Washing Day celebrated by FRD in 6 Refugee Villages of KP and conveyed the message of Happy Hand washing to around 3000 students and 100 teachers read more
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    "12 September 2014"
    Capacity building and refresher training of duty bearers of existing TJs to sensitize them on their rights and obligations read more
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    "23 June 2014"
    FRD enters an agreement with UNHCR for responding to North Waziristan IDPs situation in Bannu read more