About Us

Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Welfare Society (SALBWS) a national, public interest, non-governmental which is a tax exempted organization works in the rural and urban areas of Pakistan since 1999 and is registered as an autonomous not for- profit organization Provincial level organization with Department of Social Welfare, Government of Sindh since 2001 under Registration and Control Ordinance 1961 (XL VI of 1961) vide registration No: 1833-DSW.

SALBWS has an overall mission to facilitate the establishment and improvement of sustainable livelihoods of the rural poor in all the provinces of Pakistan especially in Pakistan. This is accomplished through the mobilization of poor communities to help them plan and implement their own development agenda.

The informal conception of SALBWS took place more than 4 years ahead of its formal registration as a civil society organization and since then it has been zealously working and implementing different welfare projects to achieve its objectives. During this period, it has gained confidence and cooperation of many social organizations, donor agencies and philanthropists to implement its projects in the health, education and social welfare sectors. In spite of facing financial constraints and social challenges since its establishment, SALBWS has been able to implement, run and complete many welfare projects in Pakistan, especially in rural areas, for the betterment of poor and needy people and has so far benefitted more than 10 million population (1.5 million poorest of the poor households) living in 16,940 villages in 18 District Province of Sindh.

SALBWS has 15 focal persons in districts where it works, who continue to facilitate women of their area to transmit product and distribute income as major number of villages do not have post offices.

SALBWS has a team of skilled craft women / men who provide guide line and intensive training to women and trains and promote women through revival of traditional skills. This is being done through various stages such as:

  • Capacity building & training.
  • Advocacy, mobilization & awareness raising.
  • Strengthening networks & linkages.
Mission:
To meet the challenge of assaulting poverty and help the poor to get above the poverty line and to help marginalized rural people to bring change in their quality of life on a self help basis by enhancing human potential through social support

Objectives:

In order to achieve the above stated vision SALBWS operates with the following objectives.

  • Economic Empowerment of rural poor especially women through literacy and vocational training focusing on poverty alleviation.
  • To promote literacy both for children, teens and adults.
  • Improve the development of children by providing quality education and timely medical services to them.
  • To provide for health services to the poor people living in rural / semi urban areas of Pakistan.
  • To provide Harm Reduction services to drug users.
  • Awareness raising and advocacy on health issues such as HIV/AIDS, STIs, TB, HCV, Malaria, child labor etc.
  • To support cause and efforts for healthy and pollution free environment in rural and urban areas
  • To encourage healthy activities by youth and children through environment and health awareness.
  • To promote, collaborate, assist and maintain links with other similar national and international organizations and establish a health and environmental management institution.

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  • Tel: +92-21-34688674 / 34824210 / 34978281

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