Our Work

With presence in 147 districts of the country through its partnerships with 130 organisations, PPAF initiated strategic development from grassroots levels prioritsing* the communities in the direst conditions first, so the society moves towards a secure future, together.

The institution’s strategic approach through time has focused on building and supporting value-based institutions of, for and by the people that is essential for giving voice to and empowering them.

Re-imagining The Future: Strategy 2021 – 2025

PPAF Values

Inclusion

Recognising demographic diversity - women, children, elderly, persons with disabilities, indigenous groups and religious minorities - and connecting different views, experiences, issues and vulnerabilities as a methodology to reducing poverty.

Inclusion

Inclusion

Increasing community input by having a broad process of consultation so that decisions on contents of intervention, policies and programmes are not dominated by one group's perspective.

Participation

Inclusion

Having in place legal and reporting framework, organisational structure, processes and procedures to make sure regularity and the efficiency of the use resources and personnel help responsible for their actions.

Accountability

 
Inclusion

Substantiating achievements by evidence, clear reporting on activities, and financial proof that would reflect on implementation of strategies and adherence to mandates and outcomes; advancing the practice of downward accountability to beneficiaries; and upholding the democratic traditions by having community institution leadership elected and follow a structure and processes for governance.

Transparency

Inclusion

Responsible management of that which has been entrusted to us in the ecosystems and communities we serve. As caretakers of the environment and its resources we believe in having a constructive effect on the ambit of our influence. We commit to fulfill our shared responsibility to our planet, our children, and our future.

Stewardship

 

Leadership

Board of Directors

Ms. Roshan Khursheed Bharucha
Chairperson

Syed Ahmad Raza Asif
Deputy Secretary – Finance Division External Finance Wing

Dr. Muhammad Fakhre Alam
Secretary, Ministry of Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety

Dr. Naved Hamid
Director, Centre for Research in Economics & Business, Lahore School of Economics

Mr. Kamal Hyat
Development Specialist

Ms. Samar Ihsan
Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division

Mrs. Khawar Mumtaz
Ex-Chairperson, National Commission on the Status of Women

Dr. Ijaz Nabi
Director, International Growth Center, Pakistan Program

General Body

Dr. Muhammad Fakhre Alam
Secretary, Ministry of Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety

Ms. Samar Ihsan
Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division

Syed Ahmad Raza Asif
Deputy Secretary – Finance Division External Finance Wing

Dr. Shabnam Sarfaraz
Member (SSD) Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning Development and Research

Mr. Muhammad Ali Kemal
Chief SDGs Section, Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives

Capt. Saeed Ahmad Nawaz, (Rtd.)
Additional Secretary (PASSD)

Mr. Ahmad Jan Malik
Joint Secretary Admn, Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety Division

Dr. Rashida Panezai
Chairperson, MEHAC Helping Council Balochistan

Mr. Mueen Afzal
Former Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan

Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Qureshi
Professor, Karachi University

Mr. Naved Hamid
Director, Centre for Research in Economics & Business, Lahore School of Economics

Dr. Bashir-Ur Rehman Kant
 

Dr. Ijaz Nabi
Director, International Growth Center, Pakistan Program

Ms. Zubeida Khatoon
Chairperson, Khwendo Kor

Lt.General Nadeem Ahmad

Mr. Sher Jahan Mir
Chairman, Gilgit-Baltistan Rural Support Programme

Ms.Sadiqa Salahuddin
Executive Director, Indus Resource Center

Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan
Chairman, Rural Support Programmes Network

Mr. Rashid Bajwa
Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Support Programme

Mr. M. Suleman Shaikh
Secretary Board of Trustees, SZABIST

Mr. Anis ur Rehman
Chief Executive Officer, Himalayan Wildlife Foundation

Mr. Muhammad Tahseen
 

Ms. Khawar Mumtaz
Ex-Chairperson, National Commission on the Status of Women

Mr. Kamal Hyat
Development Specialist

Ms. Fareeda Shaheed
CEO, Shirkat Gah women's resource centre

Mr. Navaid Qureshi
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Jamshed Akhtar Qureshi Education Trust

Management

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Mr. Nadir Gul Barech
Chief Operating Officer

 

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Ms. Ayesha Salma
Group Head
Quality Assurance Research & Design

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Mr. Syed Shams Badruddin
Group Head
Infrastructure Development

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Mr. Irshad Khan Abbasi
Group Head
Institutional Development

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Mr. Arshad Rashid
Group Head
Livelihood, Resource Mobilisation and Donor Outreach

Dr-Ijaz-Nabi

Mr. Abdul Rehman
Group Head
Support Services