Name of Project/Program : Development Area Chachro with focus on Social Exclusion, Women Rights, Health, Education, Water, NRM and Disaster Mitigation.

Brief Description:

AWARE believes in equity and equality. This programme is designed and implemented with rights based developed approach in which enabling environment will be created for the underprivileged people of the area to struggle for their denied rights.
The area for this programis selected 02 UCs of Tehsil Chachro District Tharparkar. The objective is to advocate on social, political, economic and cultural rights. Build liaison with different actors at local, national and international Level. Lobbying and alliance building with like-minded local, national and international organizations for achievement of social, political, economic and cultural rights. Pursuing rights based approach in our interventions so that the people can come forward to play their role in creating just society and responsible state.

The Development Area has been initiated for next 05 years and the programme will be implemented in two UCs of Tehsil Chachro, District Tharparkar with support of Action Aid. In this respect baseline has been conducted and its findings are consolidated so that AWARE can prioritize and strategize its interventions on sound grounds. In addition to this, issues identified from the area have been included in the work plan for current year to steer the struggle ahead.

Duration: 2010- 2013 and status is ongoing Partners : Action Aid , Community & AWARE.

Partners: Community & AWARE

Location: Union Council Saranghiar and Tardos of Tehsil Chachro, District Tharparkar

Funding Source: Action Aid Pakistan



Water Aid & Sukar Foundation has aapreciated work of AWARE for working on water sector in Thar especially on cost effective desalination and defluoridation work in backward area.

Nutirtion Kits Provided by Engro Polymer

Engro Polymer has provided nutrition kits for poor people of Thar under its corporate social responsibility. These kits are for growing vegetables at household level. AWARE has installed kists in identified peoples homes (village Charnore & Tardos) in Thar.

Goats for Widows

With support for philinthropists goats will be provided to widows of village Wawri, Tehsil Chachro of Tharparkar. Gaots are being provided as a source of sustainable livelihood.

Medical Study of Flurosis effected Tharis launched on 30 March 2010

Dow Medical University Karachi and AWARE conducted a medical Study of Flurosis effected Tharis and this has been rolled out on on mrach 30 2010 at Dow Medical University Karachi. Scholars had highlight the health affects of contaminated underground water on people of Thar. Mr. Nisar Khuhro Speaker Sindh Assembly presided over the event.

More Windmills for Thar

Support for more 03 windmills has been received. Out these three windmills two will be for drinking water purposes and one for kitchen gardening and efficient irrigation system in Thar. The support has been extended by three philanthropists.

Livelihood for Poor Thari

For support of a group of poorer of poor AWARE has received an amount of Rs.50,000/= from philanthropist. The amount will be utilized for purchasing hens/chickens for a group of 10 people and also 10 nutrition kits are proposed to provide for growing vegetables in backyard of home.

Relief Activities for Fire Victims

AWARE Disaster Response Team mobilized resources for fire victims of village Charnore, Tehsil Chachro. Food items, bedding and crockery has been provided to victims. On call of AWARE handsome amount in cash has been recievd and that will be utilized for rehabilitation purposes. With support of AWARE, newspapers and TV channels reported the incident. AWARE Team also conducted assessment of damages.