What We Do

Our Goal is to Listen, Value & Invest!

Education for All

We firmly believe that education serves as the cornerstone of development. Our comprehensive educational programmes extend across Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and Pakistan, offering academic learning and invaluable mentoring support, scholarships, work experience, internships, and skill-building opportunities. By equipping children and young people with these tools for success, we pave the way for brighter futures and empowered communities.

Health And Well Being

Access to quality healthcare and overall wellbeing are fundamental rights for all. Our healthcare and wellbeing initiatives are dedicated to improving access to essential health and social care services across Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and Pakistan. Through advocacy efforts, we strive to ensure that children, young people, women, and older adults have equitable access to these vital services. Additionally, we focus on raising awareness about preventive healthcare practices and empowering communities to lead healthier lives.

Economic Empowerment

Economic empowerment is key to unleashing the potential of individuals and communities in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and Pakistan. Our initiatives in this area support entrepreneurship, vocational training, and job creation, fostering economic growth and addressing unemployment challenges. By providing the necessary skills and resources, we empower individuals to build sustainable livelihoods and contribute to the economic development of their communities.

Sports for Development and Peace

Sports have the power to transcend boundaries and promote development and peace. We harness physical activity and athletics’ potential to drive positive change in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and Pakistan through our sports initiatives, such as Diamond Sports Academy, Tararkhel, District Sudhanoti, Azad Jammu Kashmir. By providing opportunities for participation and skill development, we promote inclusivity, teamwork, and mutual understanding among diverse communities, contributing to a more harmonious society.

Cultural Preservation

Our cultural heritage is a precious asset that binds us together as a community. In Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, our efforts are dedicated to preserving and promoting traditional arts, crafts, and cultural practices. By safeguarding these traditions, we not only celebrate our rich heritage but also ensure that it is passed on to future generations, fostering a sense of identity and pride among our people.

Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation

Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF) provides immediate assistance and long-term support to communities affected by natural disasters, conflicts, and humanitarian crises. Since 1999, KDF has been at the forefront of delivering emergency relief and humanitarian aid to people affected by the Kargil Conflict, the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake and the 2022 Floods in Gilgit Baltistan. With a commitment to resilience, recovery, and rebuilding.

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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.

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.

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 inspires Kashmiri Diaspora members to reconnect with their places of origin and heritage. They are helping us to build an international presence, underscoring 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.

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