* Friends Welfare Association is PCP certified registered NPO (PCP-2016/439). *Registered with Economic Affairs Division (EAD) Pakistan under registration # 2(11)NGO/EAD/2016.

Who we are
Organization Name Friends Welfare Association Pakistan
Acronym/ Abbreviation Friends Pakistan
Email Address info@friendswa.org
Contact No’s Tel:+92-997-440172
Address of Head Office and Field Offices Head Office B1-17 Datta Hamlet Housing Scheme Mansehra, KPK, Pakistan.
Field Offices: Besham, Muzafarabad, Dir Upper
Website www.friendswa.org

Introduction of Organization

Organization Background (Purpose of Establishment) Friends Welfare Association (Friends Pakistan) is a nongovernmental, not for profit (tax exempted status), nonpolitical and development oriented organization operational in Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa (N.W.F.P) province of Pakistan. Friends Pakistan was established in 2002 by the experienced development sector practitioners to undertake the activities of community development especially for the marginalized and vulnerable sections of society.
Registration details REGISTRATION: Friends Welfare Association is registered under the Societies’ registration act, XXl of 1860 on April 01, 2006 with the Registrar JOINT STOCK COMPANIES KHYBER PAKHTOONKHAWA, PAKISTAN (232/5/4561)
TAX EXEMPTION STATUS: Friends Welfare Association is a legally registered public charity organization with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR. #. 7410).
Formation details (Year, Process, Place of registration) 2006, NGO, Mansehra KPK Pakistan
Vision A Caring Community in which every human has a precious life of equal values that respect freedom, equality and social harmony.
Mission To educate, motivate and empower the communities to eradicate poverty and sufferings with special focus on development of vulnerable communities through capacity building, policy research, sensitizing policy makers and providing access to basic services with holistic, participatory and gender balanced approach.
Objectives 1. To promote education especially in rural, urban and disaster prone areas.
2. To Empower communities with special focus on women & youth through group formation, capacity building and networking
3. To undertake policy level advocacy and conduct research on related themes and design appropriate interventions.
4. To provide access to basic health, improve functioning of existing services and hygiene education through community’s mobilization and participation.
5. Facilitate mechanisms which promote tolerance, social harmony and peace in society.
6. To empower youth and promote indigenous leadership so that they become a source of real change in local communities.
7. To develop the basic Community Infrastructure for bringing improvement in their standard of living.
8. To develop the means of sustainable livelihood for the target communities through Skill development and extension of the services of microfinance.
Values & Principles VALUES 
1. Participation
2. Efficiency & Effectiveness
3. Accountability
4. Transparency
5. Commitment
6. Dedication
7. Creativity
8. Respect for human dignity
9. Loyalty and integrity
10 Delivering
1. Humanity
2. Voluntary
3. Impartiality
4. Tolerance
5. Loyalty
6. Peace
7. Gender Sensitivity
Sources of Incomes Grants Donations
Annual Budget Details Description 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Income (in Millions) 123.45 130.67 103.40 99.91 110.30
Expenses 119.66 129.92 86.00 100.20 108.23
Support Cost %age 6.03% 7.41% 4.11% 3.54% 4.55%
Affiliations ( International and National Partners) KnK Japan/KnK International
Hoshyar Foundation USA
British Council
The Maria Helena Foundation Canada
Japan Embassy Pakistan

Geographical Area

Province District Tehsil UC/Village
Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Mansehra Mansehra, Oghi, Balakot 20 Union Councils
Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Upper Dir Dir, Wari 5 Union councils
Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Shangala Alpori, Poran 10 UC's
Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Kohistan Dassu, Pattan 10 UC's
Azad Jammu & Kashmir Muzafarabad Muzafarabad All
Azad Jammu & Kashmir HatianBala HatianBala All