About Advocacy, Research, Training and Services (ARTS) Foundation
ARTS Foundation aims to mainstream marginalized and most vulnerable segments of the society in development process through creating, strengthening and supporting local community groups, organizations and networks to influence policies through advocacy, lobbying, networking and training to promote and protect fundamental rights to empower women, girls, youth and children.
ARTS Foundation in collaboration with Government, Philanthropist, National and International donors has completed 22 projects of worth PKR 29.6 million (USD 281,905) in the last eight years while 02 projects of worth PKR 9.4 million (USD 89,610) are on-going.
ARTS Foundation has mainly been working on capacity building, advocacy and awareness as a right base approach organization but partially been engaged in service delivery in emergencies and people in need to respond their civic needs. ARTS Foundation has been / is in partnership with Action Aid Pakistan, Government of Pakistan (National Trust for Population Welfare – NATPOW), Government of Sindh (Sindh Education Foundation – SEF and Ministry of Youth Affairs), British Council, USAID (Citizens Voice Project – CVP), UNFPA, WHO, Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO), and many other organisations to achieve these goals.
ARTS Foundation is committed to augment the TAP commitment with full zeal and zest to in Pakistan with focus on impelmentation of SDG 16 and 2030 Agenda. The overall commitment mean increased peaceful life, better access to justice and accountable institutions to deliver smooth.
ARTS Foundation intends to work out and implement projects by engaging a wide range of key stakeholders i.e. duty bearers, donors, philonthropists, citizens, civil society organization and media through counter violent extremism, various forms of voilence against children and women, access to information, access to justices and birth registration and protection in general.