Huqooq-ul-Ebad Development Foundation
Huqooq-ul-Ebad Development Foundation (HEDF) was established in 2010 and Registered in the year 2011 as an independent, non-Profit, Non-Political and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based at District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan under the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies, (Registration & Control) Ordinance, 1961 (XLVI of 1961) Vide Registration No. DO/SW/ Regd/ GRT/2012-113 dated 04-07-2012 and also registered with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) as Non Profit Organization as Tax Exempted, Vide letter No.CIR/RTO/SKT/1923/Z-II dated 20-02-2013.HEDF is working for Community Development through Human Rights, with special emphasis on Marginalized people, especially poor women and Adolescent Girls at grass roots level in Pakistan.
The focus of the Organization is on Community Development through the Participation of its own marginalized people. The role of HEDF is Strengthening and Empowering the Communities to perceive their own problems/needs and to solve them through collective action and participation. HEDF advocates for Gender Equality and Empowerment as integral to mitigating and adapting to Climate Change and achieving Sustainable, Environmentally Sound Development through Collective Action. HEDF currently has targeted the Pre-urban and rural-cum-remote Areas of Districts, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha, Layyah, Chiniot, Lahore, Muzaffargarh, Bhakkar; Rajanpur and Bhimber (AK). HEDF is expanding his areas of operation day by day to redress the issues of marginalized groups in Pakistan.
Mission: HEDF Strives to bring about positive changes in policies and institutions for sustainable Socio-economic development by mobilizing and empowering women, youth and other marginalized groups of Society.