HEDF seeks a democratic, fair and progressive society that is free of poverty and in-justice while people have equal rights without any discrimination and opportunities to realize their full potential for attaining their individual and Collective Goals.
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.
Welcome to HEDF
Huqooq-ul-Ebad Development Foundation (HEDF) was established in December 03, 2010 and Registered in the year 2012 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.
1- 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, Chiniot, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rahim yar khan,Quetta and AJK. HEDF is expanding his areas of operation day by day to redress the issues of marginalized groups in Pakistan.
President / CEO Message
I had a Vision and a will to serve the unserved people of the whole World. It was you who provided me the means. If, it was not your support my dreams to serve for the humanity may have been weakend. HEDF was established in 2010 and is being run with the help of you for the less privileged and marginalized people. Contribution from men and women, young and old from all over the world has helped us to turn this dream into an incredible reality. I extend my heartiest facilitation to you for your continued support for this noble cause۔
Syed Muhammad Ashfaq
President HEDF Pakistan.