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ADP at the UN Social Good Summit

by Anam Zakaria – Director, Programs & Outreach   The UN Social Good Summit- “a three day conference where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions”- was warmly welcomed in Islamabad on 24th September by journalists, development workers, activists and bloggers. The Marriott Hall was bristling with energy as each speaker detailed the [...]

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Funding ER & Day Care Equipment at the Children’s Cancer Hospital

The Association for the Development of Pakistan is funding new ER and Daycare equipment at the Children’s Cancer Hospital in Karachi operated by the Children’s Cancer Foundation in collaboration with the Rehma Fund. At a total cost of $20,000, the new equipment will help meet rising patient demand, and improve the quality of medical care [...]

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ADP’s Education Strategy

In 2013, the ADP team has focused on strengthening the Education Sector at ADP and fleshing out the sector strategy. Our research shows that almost a third of Pakistan’s children are out of school. It also shows that it will be impossible to educate these children if it costs any more than Rs.1000 per month per child. With [...]

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Site Visit Account: Passion for Education – Visiting Bunyad-e-Fatima Primary School in Natt Kalan Village

By Maheen Qureshi During June 2013, Maheen Qureshi and Mohammad Jahanzaib conducted the site-visit for the ADP funded education project: construction of the Bunyad-e-Fatima Secondary school in Natt Kalan village. Here’s an account of their experience. ADP is actively looking for funds for this project.  With the sun heavily beating down and acres of barren [...]

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Kevin Mole

Kevin played a key role as part of the project team for the Construction of a Girls Secondary School in Natt Kalan. Kevin currently lives in New York City and is working as a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting company. He spends much of his time consulting for financial institutions [...]

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Construction of a Secondary School in Natt Kalan

Overview ADP is funding the Bunyad Literacy Community Council (BLCC) to construct a girls’ secondary school in Natt Kalan in rural Punjab. Presently, the nearest girls’ secondary school in the area is 5-6 km away. Most girls in the village cannot continue on with secondary education due to the distance. Bunyad plans to expand the [...]

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Sabah Baxamoosa

Sabah heads marketing and communications at ADP.  She is a Partnerships Manager at Coursera an ed-tech company in Silicon Valley. Prior to this, she has founded her own consulting firm I.D.E.A. Consulting that specializes in marketing and communications for non-profits and mission driven organizations. She has previously worked at high-growth organizations like Teach For Pakistan [...]

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Hydropower Project in Kashmir

ADP is supporting the rehabilitation of a micro hydropower project in District Neelum, Kashmir.

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Ammar Sarwar

Ammar is a fellow in interventional radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is involved in health policy and economics on the state and national level by serving as the Chair for the Massachusetts Medical Society Resident and Fellow section, on the Board of Directors of the Physician Insurance Agency of Massachusetts and as a Moorefield [...]

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Rainwater Harvesting in Tharparkar

ADP is funding its first Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) project in Dhabi Bheel, a small rural village in Sindh’s Tharparkar desert.

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