Shaoor Foundation for Education and Awareness (SFEA/Shaoor) is Pakistan’s largest registered network of youth having representation from more than 60 districts of Pakistan. In addition to its extensive national network of partners, it has both formal and informal presence in 93 universities and colleges of Pakistan in all four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and FATA.
Established in 2008 as a student society at Islamabad, SFEA has been actively engaged in various processes of constructive social change. It has worked with national and international development organizations on projects targeting social/political/behavioral change and academic awareness in the society by working with a vast range of local partners, civil society organizations and activists. With a national level network across Pakistan, SFEA has the capacity to implement a project within the country that corresponds with its strategic goals and objectives such as: thematic social advocacy campaigns, community outreach, capacity enhancing, peacebuilding, youth activism/mobilization etc. It particularly excels in strategic communication projects aiming at constructive societal change on challenging social and political issues.
SFEA has worked with various national and international organizations including the US Embassy, British Council, Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, UNDP-SDPD, Saach Foundation, AAJ TV, Air University, Lok Sanjh Foundation, Saba Trust, Karvaan Development Foundation, SOS (Pakistan), Edhi Trust et al. SFEA has been the pioneer in running various nationwide campaigns to spread awareness about education, peace building, pluralism, patriotism and human rights since 2008.