PODA Muzaffar Garh Team Celebrates International Women's Day with PODA's Project Trainees-6th March, 2015

PODA Muzaffar Garh Team Celebrates International Women's Day with PODA's Project Trainees-6th March, 2015


PODA Muzaffargarh team celebrated Internatonal Women Day on 6th March, 2015 at PODA Training Centre # 5 (Baili Janobi UC Jaggat Pur). A total of 72 female trainees participated in the event to alongwith the PODA team. The trainees participated actively in the poetry competition, Naat competition and presented a role play to eradicate the concept of early child marrigaes. They also sing songs and their success stories to highlight the role of women as tailor and farmer. They Thanked P. . .


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Ms. Judith Ravin, Country Cultural Attaché, U.S. Embassy – Islamabad,Visits PODA Projects

Ms. Judith Ravin, Country Cultural Attaché, U.S. Embassy – Islamabad,Visits PODA Projects


Ms. Judith Ravin, Cultural Attaché US Embassy and Mr. Jamson Debose visited PODA projects at Bari, Chakwal on 28th Feb, 2015. All the projects’ teams had put up stalls of their items in the auditorium to recreate the village. Entrepreneurship Projects done by PODA field offices in different rural areas were displayed by PODA field office staff. Many Villagers who were directly involved in the projects were also present at the location. Some of the main projects displayed were as. . .


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PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015

PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015


Pakistani women and girls have made tremendous achievements during last year but we still have a long way to go before we can ensure human rights protections for all women in Pakistan”, said Ms. Sameena Nazir, director PODA at a gathering at national library of Pakistan to start celebration of women’s day events in Islamabad. She said Malala Yousufzai won the noble peace prize in 2014 yet many daughters of Pakistan still face brutal violence and are not able to get justice. We hav. . .


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PODA's Project Trainees Of Six Vacational Trades Participated in a Training Program(2nd - 6th Feb, 2015)

PODA's Project Trainees Of Six Vacational Trades Participated in a Training Program(2nd - 6th Feb, 2015)


PODA project trainees (250 boys and 250 girls) are participating regularly in the training program at PODA’s training centers established in UC Thatta Qureshi and Jaggat Pur Tehsil and District Muzaffargarh. The trainees are getting training in six trades tailoring, medical assistance and tunnel farming (for girls) and electric work, plumbing and welding (for boys). The trainings include theoretical and practical orientation and demonstration at training centers.  The tra. . .


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Our Programs

  • Children Rights Education

    Children Rights Education

    PODA designs, implements and monitors and evaluates projects in all parts of Pakistan for the promotion and protection of Children's " Right to Education ". Currently PODA is implementing the following projects.

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  • Democracy & Human Rights Education

    Democracy & Human Rights Education

    Democracy & Human Rights Education Program organizes rural communities to understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens of Pakistan and links them with Government services, resources and institutions so that the citizens are a . . .


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  • Women's Rights Advocacy & Education

    Women's Rights Advocacy & Education

    Women's Rights Advocacy & Education program creates awareness about existing laws that promote and protect women's rights in Pakistan and advocates for improving women's social, economic and legal status in the society. The program works . . .


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  • Agriculture & Small Business Education

    Agriculture & Small Business Education

    Agriculture & Small Business Education Program provides hands-on training,step-by-step guidance and mentoring to youth, women and marginalized communities on how to start their own business in agriculture, handicrafts or any relevant ent . . .


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Our Partners/Donors

  • Embassy of Sweden
  • European Union
  • Lok Virsa Islamabad
  • National Endowment for Democracy
  • Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of United States in Pakistan
  • Teachers Without Borders
  • The Fund for Global Human Rights
  • USAID
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)