A project titled “Combating Forced Marriages through Awareness and Capacity Building of Stakeholders in 40 villages of District Bahawalpur” is being implemented under USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program

This project implementation is made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the sole responsibility of Pakistan Rural Workers Social Welfare Organization and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.


Pakistan Rural Workers Social Welfare Organization (PRWSWO), a non-profit making non-governmental organization founded in 1997 by a group of community workers interested in the improvement of the standard of life of the disadvantage sections of the society particularly rural masses, through a variety of socio economic services by adopting multi-disciplinary approaches in the different social sectors.  PRWSWO is duly registered under Volunteer Social Welfare Agencies (Registration & Control) Ordinance 1961 vide Registration Certificate No:  BD/SW/WD/98/364 dated 02-02-1998. PRWSWO is enjoying the status as Non Profit Organization for the purposes of sub section (36) of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 by the Income Tax Authorities vide Notification No. CIT-BWP/J-235/0304 dated 29th January 2004.


The main purpose of PRWSWO is to improve the socio-economic conditions of disadvantaged, vulnerable & poverty stricken rural communities along with marginalized and indigenous population by adopting multi-dimensional approaches and meaningful community based initiatives and demand driven interventions.


To build communities where people can lead their lives with dignity, honour and without any discrimination based on class, race, religion or language.


PRWSWO mission is to create a society where marginalized and   vulnerable communities are socially, economically & politically empowered through their active participation


To strive for existence of a balanced and peaceful society having protection & promotion of basic human rights, dignity, honor, self respect, harmony, inter faith and social justice for all regardless of caste, color, race age, creed, gender, social status, religion & language etc.



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Mr. Sabir Farhat, Secretary General has proceeded to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the Peoples General Action on Migration Development and Human Rights (PGA) from 9-11 May 2014; the Civil Society parallel event to the 7th Global Forum on Migration & Development The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) emerged as an outcome of the United Nations General Assembly’s High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development in 2006. Policymakers and stakeholders from almost all countries all over the world participate in a large annual GFMD convening to discuss the relation between migration and development, share experiences and forge practical cooperation.PRWSWO is the only NGO from Pakistan that has been accredited to attend PGA & GFMD in Stockholm, Sweden.

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