The area of operation is Sindh province but at present the focus is on two Districts; Tharparkar and Umerkot. Renewable Energy and Applied Education are focused for poverty reduction, as AWARE believe in the development through local resources. Solar and windmill projects in Thar Desert and Bio-gas plants for command area of Umerkot have been implemented and proved successful.
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.