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

  •  Management of VRCs and Parking area Management of VRCs and Parking area
  •  Social Mobilization for Effective and Gender Responsive Municipal Services Social Mobilization for Effective and Gender Responsive Municipal Services
  •  Livelihoods Revival Through Food for Assets Project in Kurram Agency and Orakzai Agency Livelihoods Revival Through Food for Assets Project in Kurram Agency and Orakzai Agency
  •  Rule of Law and Access to Justice Rule of Law and Access to Justice

Success Stories

  •  FRD’s effective social mobilization – Community initiated hygiene campaign on self-help basis

    FRD’s effective social mobilization – Community initiated hygiene campaign on self-help basis

    Story of WASH committee, who started door to door hygiene campaign in Nawazabad, Peshawar. The committee was formed & mobilized by FRD under ‘Social Mobilization for Effective & Gender Responsive Municipal Services’ program, aimed at improving health & hygiene situation in the 25UCs of Peshawar. After the completion of project,the committee of UC Fiqarabad, by selfhelp, initiated hygiene campaign, by printing & distributing pamphlets containing message of health & hygiene.The aim was to sensitized community to contribute to the betterment of their area & to cooperate with the committees in order to maintain clean & healthy environment.
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  •  “10 years after the earthquake, Students at last can study under the roof of permanent class rooms”

    “10 years after the earthquake, Students at last can study under the roof of permanent class rooms”

    In 2005 earthquake, Gandhian high school was severely damaged as the building was quite old. The education department demolished the school as it was unfit for students to study in the building. Therefore students were using tents as class rooms. The situation resulted in decrease in the enrollment over the years. FRD with the support of UNHCR reconstructed school. The interventions encouraged teachers and students and developed their interest in the education and improved the overall enrollment.
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  •  A Gateway to Sustainable Livelihood

    A Gateway to Sustainable Livelihood

    Sitara is one of the 40 trained women who also learned machine repair during skill training provided by FRD. Now she is not only preparing sweaters and other woolen stuff but also adopted machine repair as profession. Sitara additional skill not only improved her monthly income but also made easy for other women as doorstep facilitation.
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  •  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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Latest News

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    "09 December 2016"
    FRD participated as an exhibitor in 8th National Disaster Management Exhibition at UOP read more
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    "01 November 2016"
    FRD established parking area at Amangarh to facilitate repatriating afghan families read more
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    "30 October 2016"
    FRD-MSP organized Hand Washing activities in 17 Schools of Town 1 Peshawar read more
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    "20 October 2016"
    FRD established new VRC at Azakhel to facilitate speedy repatriation of afghan refugee families read more