List of International NGOs operating in Pakistan

Due to the socio-political issues in Pakistan there have always been a high number of NGOs working in the country to support the population. In 2015 a sweeping ban was implemented after the interior ministry alleged ‘Save the Children’ was ‘working against the country’. Here’s an updated list of the international NGOs that are currently operating in Pakistan.

Action Against Hunger, USA

Mission: Fight poverty and famine worldwide

American Refugee Committee International, USA

Mission: Helping displaced people / refugees

Arche Nova eV, Germany

Mission:  Support all those who suffer from war, suppression and natural disasters.

Association for Aid and Relief Japan, Japan

Mission: Helping displaced people / refugees

Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation, Australia

Mission: Vision correction for common eye conditions

Care International USA, USA

Mission: Fighting poverty and support in humanitarian projects

Cesvi, Italy

Mission: Supporting people affected by wars, natural disasters and calamaties

Christian Blind Mission (CBM), UK

Mission: Improving quality of life for disabled people in the World’s poorest countries.

Concern Worldwide, Ireland

Mission: Tackling poverty and humanitarian aid

CureChildren foundation, Italy

Mission: Affording reliable care and cure for disease-stricken children

Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, Germany

Mission: Support victims of war and natural disasters

Ev-K-CNR, Italy

Mission: Promotes scientific and technological research in mountain areas

Federation Handicap International, France

Mission: Supporting poverty and disaster victims

Gender Concerns International, Netherland

Mission: Gender awareness and support for Women’s empowerment

Health Care  All International, UK

Mission: Support of vulnerable individuals and families through healthcare

Helpage International, UK

Mission: Helping older people live healthy, active, and more dignified lives

Helping Hand for Relief and Development, USA

Mission: Supporting orphan and children with disabilities

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Switzerland

Mission: Empowering men and women to use natural resources to support themselves

Human Appeal International, UK

Mission: Humanitarian aid and development

International Development & Relief Foundation, Canada

Mission:  Provide effective humanitarian aid and sustainable development programs

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPARI), USA

Mission:  Provide research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and malnutrition in developing countries.

International Islamic Charitable Organization, Kuwait

Mission: Provide humanitarian services to the world

International Medical Corps (IMC), USA

Mission: Providing lifestyle healthcare and emergency healthcare

Iqra Fund, USA

Mission: Provide access to education (especially for girls) in Pakistan’s remote northern areas

Islamic Relief Worldwide, UK

Mission: Provide humanitarian and development support in developing countries

JEN (Japan Emergency NGO), Japan

Mission: Assistance for Syrian refugees worldwide

Jhpiego Corporation, USA

John Snow Incorporated, USA

Mission: Improve the health of underserved people worldwide

Johns Hopkins Global, USA

Mission: Training and research to support charities such as Jhpiego above

JSI Research and Training Institute, USA

Mission: Improving health by offering solutions to accessible health care

Kindernothilfe eV Germany, Germany

Mission: As per the German translation of the charity name, ‘help children in need’

Kokyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK) Japan

Mission:  Supportive activities to improve the harsh situations of children and youth in Asia

Lifeline Christian Development Services, Germany

Mission: Support disaster affected populations

Medecins du Monde, France

Mission: Provide care and advocacy for healthcare improvement worldwide

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), France

Mission: Medical support for disasters, calamities, and epidemics


Midland Doctors Association, UK

Mission: Improve healthcare in Pakistan

Muslim Hands, UK

Mission: Humanitarian aid to for victims of war and natural disasters

Oxfam Great Britan, UK

Mission: Tackling poverty worldwide

Population Services International, USA

Mission: Improved healthcare for people in developing nations

Qatar Charity, Qatar

Mission: Support the needy and orphans


Mission: Provide training and technical support to NGOs, aid workers and communities responding to natural and man-made disasters all over the world.

Relief International, USA

Mission: Support vulnerable communities to relieve poverty, ensure well-being, and dignity.

Royal Commonwealth Society For The Blind (Sight Savers), UK

Mission: Provide youth empowerment, education and advocacy

Sakura Wheelchair Project, Japan

Mission: Empowerment of disabled individuals

Secours Islamique France, France

Mission: Humanitarian aid and support for vulnerable people

Solidarities International, France

Mission: Humanitarian aid for disaster and victims of war

Task Force for Global Health, USA

Mission: Improvement of healthcare worldwide

Tearfund, UK

Mission: Christian organisation working to relief effects of poverty and disaster

Terre des hommes Foundation, Switzerland

Mission: Improving lives of vulnerable children worldwide

The Fred Hollows Foundation, Australia

Mission: Eliminate avoidable blindness

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Switzerland

Mission: Advocacy and support for poverty, malnourished children and birth health for mothers and children

The Micronutrient Initiative, Canada

Mission: Improvement of lives for patients of malnourishment

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), UK

Mission: Support of medical equipment and health for childbirth

WaterAid, UK

Mission: Improve access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene

Welthungerhilfe/German Agro Action, Germany

Mission: Eradicate poverty and humanitarian support

Wildlife Conservation Society, USA

Mission: Conserve wildlife worldwide

World Learning Inc USA

Mission: Support in training teachers and advocacy for education

World Memon Organization, UK

Mission: Support and representation for the Memon Community worldwide


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