Support women in and children in Pakistan with FROK

Date: 08 Mar 2010


FROK or UK Friends of Khwendo Kor supports work with women and children in Pakistan. Khwendo Kor raises funds for specific projects from large agencies such as UNICEF and Oxfam. These, however, do not provide fro its core needs. FROK seeks to fill the gap. Since 2002 it has:

provided funds to help KK purchase a new admin and training centre with accommodation for female teachers and health workers frmo distant rural villages

provided new 4×4 wheel drive vehicles for KK’s work in inaccessible desert and mountainous areas

funded KK’s response to immediate needs of victims of the October 2005 earthquake

provided funds to help KK establish a new district office in the earthquake area to enable them to carry out sustained rehabilitation and development work

started an ongoing Professional Development Scholarship Programme for KK staff

supported establishment of links between York University and KK leading to students visiting Pakistan for social work placements


Khwendo Kor (KK) has worked for the improved well being of women and children over the past seventeen years in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan.

Unlike most aid agencies, KK’s key approach is to work with partner communities and facilitate them to become catalysts for their own change and long term development. Working in NWFP and FATA has proved problematic for many development agencies.

However, founded and headed by Maryam Bibi, KK maintains a successful record of sustainable development work largely owing to its unique approach delivered by a skilled and experienced staff team sensitive to the local culture, religion and traditions.


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