Our On Privious Projects

Concise details of our previous projects are reflective of the commitments of our dynamic team DWA for its readiness to taken new initiatives with donor or partner organization.

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MALC Initiative to support SHGs and OPDs of Six UCs of Karachi Slums

Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) and DWA coordinated along with CBM for a District level capacity building training Project to improve socio-economic status of PWDs.

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Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) Initiative- 2021

TDEA has formed the ‘coalition for Inclusive Pakistan (CIP)’ to increase the participation of the marginalized groups in electoral process and DWA is representing PWD in this network. .

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Training to support SHGs of Karachi

Slums to improve the For a relief after the pandemic of COVID-19, MALC assisted DWA for the celebration of spring festival to salute the high spirits of PWDs during COVID-19 phase at Askari Amusement Park (complimentary).

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IL Training and Economic Empowerment of Women with Disabilities-2021

UNwomen sponsored this training project for the capacity building and Empowerment of 50 women with disabilities. These women were also given entrepreneurship opportunities.

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‘IL Training’ and ‘Leadership training’ for preparing Opportunity Youths with Disabilities as Future leaders-2021

DWA won this training project competition on behalf of Pakistan along with Nepal, Thailand and Mongolia. More than fifty countries of Asia Pacific applied in this Training projects.

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Training on Gender Based Violence-2020

HI partnered with DWA in organizing TTT on ‘Reducing Gender Based Violence (GBV)’ for proficient women with disabilities. They ran awareness campaign against GBV in slums after the training.

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Mini Accessible Garments Factory of Women with Disabilities-2020

Another HI’s sponsored project is sustainable and a laudable achievement of DWA for empowering 20 Women with Disabilities, who are now entrepreneurs of their small scale dress- making business.

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Empowering Women with Disabilities- 2018-2019

HI’s venture with DWA , targeting 50 Women with Disabilities and empowering them by teaching ‘Dresses designing and making home décor items’ along with the basics of fashion designing.

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Exchange program “IL Training of Persons and Women with Disabilities”, 2018

HANDS, Pakistan backed DWA for providing relevant IL guidance and training to the staff of DPOs/NGOs of slums and rural Sindh. DWA has won the reputation of IL trainer Group across Sindh.

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RI Korea youth capacity building, IL and Leadership Training Program-2018

DWA won this training project of RI Korea in 2018 as well. In this training project, 35 young and female youth with disabilities were mobilized and given academic learning and skill training opportunities.

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TDEA and CIP for inclusion of Marginalized communities in Electoral process -2018

TDEA and CIP took the Initiative for the inclusion of Marginalized communities in the Electoral process for General Election 2018. DWA participated in it as a focal organization of PWDs.

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Inclusive Community Assessment by Handicap international 2016

HI and DWA conducted awareness program about early evacuation and restoration measures and provided economic relief to the PWDs of Jaati and Sajawal communities after heavy floods.

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Free Distributions of Assistive devices - 2016

PSO sponsored free distribution of 100 manual wheelchairs among the deserving PWDs to remove their mobility barrier and brought them into life from home-confinement.

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Karachi Independent Living Center-2014

DWA initiated the pioneering project of establishing an ‘IL center’ in Karachi. This project got further advanced and now it has been transformed into DWA-ILC Program as mentioned in ongoing projects.

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Assistance and Rehabilitation of Afghan PWDs by UNHCR 2013

Under the supervision of UNHC officials, DWA conducted a rehab program to improve the socio-economic status of Afghan immigrants in norther bypass area slums, located in Karachi.

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Faccessibility audit of Telenor franchises, sales and services center Karachi and Hyderabad 2011

A highly praiseworthy initiative of Telenor, which availed the services of DWA’s Access audit specialists for conducting access audit of all of its the franchises, sales offices and services centers of Telenor.

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Taraqqi Bazar Contest and Mobility Workshop -2007

DWA won World Bank’s ‘Taraqqi Bazar Contest’, 2007 and established a world renowned ‘Mobility Workshop’, which is still sustainable and sells customized Tri-Motorbikes on no profit no loss basis.

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‘Naya Qadam’- 2007

Telenor and DWA assisted home-confined PWDs to open small tuck shops with easy load facility and start earning. PWD could also sell confectionary items, bakery items and grocery items etc.

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