Association for Water Applied Education & Renewable Energy (AWARE) was formed in spring 2003 and registered under Societies Act 1860 # 4142 on February 12, 2005.
The focus of the Organization is arid and semi-arid areas of District Tharparkar, Umerkot, Badin, Tando Mohd Khan and Sanghar. AWARE is ever cautious and keeps a hawkish eye over the all emerging issues, concerns, problems and difficulties. AWARE has vast idea to ease opportunities and find out the ways and means to develop the target area.
An intensive study of underground water quality in Thar is conducted with support of Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex Karachi, Neuro Medicine Department of Dow Medical University Karachi, Geology Department of Karachi University & Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry Jamshoro, an intensive study of water quality in Thar was conducted and this took more than 05 years in completion. Access to water through windmills and RO plants for desalination have been installed.
AWARE is striving for empowerment of the excluded and the marginalized segments of society. To empower the women, the excluded segments of the society for securing their rights in terms of health, education, water, livelihood and representation is aimed. To promote inclusion in different segment of society so the community can struggle for achieving collective goal.
Building capacity of the community to negotiate for their rights with various tiers and other actors and make different tiers of government (local, provincial and national) responsible, responsive and accountable towards the people; is the strategy of AWARE.