About Organization
  • Established in: 1997

  • Themes & Interventions: Education, Environment, Health, Economic Empowerment

  • What We Do: Service Delivery

Contact Details
  • Head Office at Islamabad

  • Plot No 19 A Mezzanine Floor Opposite Poly Clinic Hospital Blue Area Islamabad

  • Phone: 0512270145

  • Email: info@hdf.com


Human Development Foundation (HDF) Pakistan is one of the leading development sector non-profit organizations, registered under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 of the Government of Pakistan that also enjoys tax-exemption under section 2(36) of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. In 1997, visionary Pakistani expatriates of USA realizing the dire need of community empowerment for sustained and meaningful progress established Human Development Foundation North America (HDFNA), in Chicago, USA. As an offshoot of HDFNA, HDF, Pakistan was created to empower the people of Pakistan and to transform their lives through a holistic approach of integrated programs. HDF is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals and has been certified by Pakistan Center for Philanthropy (PCP) and NGO Resource Center (NGORC) under their Institution Management and Certification Program (IMCP).

Working as a catalyst, HDF provides people with the skills necessary to make use of their available resources. It empowers the communities that help initiate a change in society. This approach of utilizing integrated program services includes Social Mobilization, Education, Health, Economic Development and Sustainable Environment initiatives.

Presently, HDF is represented in all the four provinces of Pakistan and AJK through its eight regions i.e. Mardan, Tando Muhammad Khan, Rahim Yar Khan, Zhob, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Muzaffarad Complex (Azad Jammu and Kashmir). Through its integrated program services, HDF is directly supporting over 28,000 households that make over 200,000 people and another over 100,000 people are also being supported indirectly through its partner organizations.


To Become a Center of Excellence Known for Progressive and Transformational Human Development Programs


To Facilitate a Non-Political Movement for Positive Social Change and Community Empowerment through Mass Literacy, Enhanced Quality of Education, Universal Primary Healthcare and Grassroots Economic Development.

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