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Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF) is a community development organisation and not-for-profit social enterprise established in 2006. KDF is committed to catalysing positive change and uplifting marginalised communities. Registered under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984 (the Companies Act, 2017) with the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Registration No. 058485, KDF has earned certification from the Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP), affirming our dedication to excellence in governance, financial management, and programme delivery.

KDF believes in the powerful impact of collective action and strategic interventions to transform lives, advance education and foster partnerships for community development. Since our inception, we have emerged as a leading organisation in public policy advocacy, active citizenship, and providing training and essential services to those in need. KDF’s vision and mission guide us to facilitate significant, positive changes at both policy and grassroots levels, ensuring equitable access to opportunities and resources for all.

With outreach extending across diverse communities throughout Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan, KDF ensures widespread impact and meaningful change. Moreover, our commitment to fostering global partnerships led to inspiring members of the Kashmiri Diaspora to register KDF as a charity in the United Kingdom, recognised by the Charity Commission in England and Wales under Charity No. 1143891 and Company No. 05664890. This international presence underscores our dedication to working in partnerships with international organisations and institutions, expanding our impact on a global scale, and building bridges across borders to create a brighter, more equitable future for all.

Join us on our journey to create lasting change, empower communities, and build a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Together, we can make a difference and shape a better tomorrow.

Our Vision

Kashmir Development Foundation envisions a society where people are socially and economically empowered, actively championing sustainable development and fostering an environment of growth and harmony.

Our Mission

KDF is committed to serving underprivileged communities through resource mobilisation, facilitating access to vital services, and empowering marginalised populations for sustainable development. We empower diverse communities, amplify their voices, and foster collective action to drive transformative change and sustainable progress.

Financial Management Capacity

KDF believes in openness and accountability. KDF has expertise in the financial management of programmes and ensures transparency, decision-making, and effective oversight. KDF can prepare regular and reliable financial statements and ensure proper use of donor assets. KDF has a reliable financial system, and independent audit oversight enables timely reporting to donors, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), and SECP. The Finance Department operates through efficient and effective policies and procedures to ensure.

  • Proper recording of all the financial transactions
  • Efficient control over expenditures and regular monitoring
  • Fulfillment of donor reporting requirements
  • Efficient and timely management and financial reporting to Executive Body

Organization Structure

KDF is supervised & accountable to its board of directors. The Managing Director and a professional team are leading to achieve its goals with the help of project teams.

Become the One Who is Considered a Hero

With outreach extending across diverse communities throughout Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan, KDF ensures widespread impact and meaningful change. Moreover, our commitment to fostering global partnerships led to inspiring members of the Kashmiri Diaspora to register KDF as a charity in the United Kingdom, recognised by the Charity Commission in England and Wales under Charity No. 1143891 and Company No. 05664890.

This international presence underscores our dedication to working in partnerships with international organisations and institutions, expanding our impact on a global scale, and building bridges across borders to create a brighter, more equitable future for all.

Join us on our journey to create lasting change, empower communities, and build a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Together, we can make a difference and shape a better tomorrow.

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Community Development is Our Goal!

What Make Us Different

We Educate

We Empower

We Innovate

We Build

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Our Goal is to Help Poor People

CORE VALUES

Empathy: Empathy is the foundation of our approach. We strive to listen with an open heart, understand with an open mind, and respond with compassion and respect, recognising every individual’s inherent dignity and worth.

Empowerment: We believe that true empowerment comes from within, and we are committed to providing individuals and communities with the tools, knowledge, and support they need to unlock their potential and shape their own futures.

Inclusivity: Inclusivity is the cornerstone of our work. We actively seek out and embrace diversity, recognising that every voice matters and that we can only create a just and equitable society by including everyone.

Integrity: We are dedicated to conducting ourselves with honesty, fairness, and transparency, holding ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards and earning the trust and confidence of all our stakeholders.

Collaboration: We believe that collaboration is essential for achieving meaningful impact. We can leverage our collective strengths, resources, and expertise to address complex challenges and create sustainable solutions by working with partners, stakeholders, and communities.

Sustainability: Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to promoting practices that protect the planet, conserve natural resources, and promote the well-being of people and communities, both now and for future generations.