About SAWERA

SAWERA is women leading NGO working in Federally Administrated Tribal Areas in particular and in KP in general. The inspiration behind the establishment of SAWERA is when some like-minded educated women of FATA to-gathered & think about the developmental interventions and feel that marginalized portion are repeatedly ignored by authorities. The outcome of these deliberations and efforts was the creation of SAWERA in the year 2004. SAWERA is a voluntary not-for-profit organization dedicated to social & economic development with due regard for gender mainstreaming and social protection, specially focusing the backward areas & marginalized portion of the communities like women and children. The founding members have got rich experience in social engineering, participatory development, disaster management, gender mainstreaming and poverty alleviation initiatives through resource management in a systematic approach.

Working Area

SAWERA will work with women, men and children’s of each part of KP & FATA (Pakistan). While working with them, priority will be given towards most disadvantaged/marginalised groups of people i-e poor women, widows, people with disabilities and children. SAWERA also desire to support the vulnerable communities during disasters like war disaster, flood disasters and other emergency situation.

Board of Directors

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Name

Occupation

Qualification

Experience in Years

01

Salma Bibi

Social Sector

MSc (Development Studies)

10

02

Ikram Ullah Jan

Social Sector Consultant

Master Degree

35

03

Bilqees Ismail

Social Sector

Master Degree

30

04

Safia Khaton

Professor/ Instructor

MSc, M.Ed

22

05

Zuhra Luqman

Social Sector

MSc (Development Studies)

15

06

Naveed Ahmad Shinwari

Social Sector

MBA Management

15

07

Noorzada

Social Sector/Engineer

MSc Geology

3