Community Development

Preventing or relieving poverty

 

We are one of the first local NGOs that set up relief camps in Muzaffarabad after the Kashmir Earthquake on 08 October 2005. We facilitated national and international NGOs in the delivery of a range of relief and rehabilitation projects in Muzaffarabad, Bagh and Poonch. For further details please see our report, “The Role of Kashmir Development Foundation after Kashmir Earthquake October 2005”. (download the report)


We support local NGOs in developing and delivering projects to;

  1. Promote health and wellbeing,
  2. Advance education and vocational training,
  3. Develop social enterprises and,
  4. Empower women and young people.

 

Our key local partners in Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are;

 

Meer Aid

Women Welfare Organisation Poonch (WWOP)

Healing Hands (North)

 

We are actively seeking partnership with local NGOs working in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakah and within Kashmiri Diaspora community in various parts of the world.

Public Policy Advocacy

KDF engage strategically with local and national institutions in diverse sectors.  We provide assistance and insight in situation analysis, and in the design, development and delivery of effective community projects and services.

Services

As a growing charity for income generation KDF adopts principles of social enterprise model and provides consultancy services for a range of organisations; delivers trainings for public, private and voluntary sector organisations, and conduct and facilitate research for all sectors.