Integrated Rural Awareness & Development Organization (IRADO)

Integrated Rural Awareness & Development Organization (IRADO) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental humanitarian organization established in October 2009. The Organization is registered under the Societies Act 1860 of Pakistan. IRADO aims to strive for reinforcing the socio-economic status of deprived communities in the disaster-prone Zone of Sindh.

Since its inception, IRADO has worked for the empowerment of the downtrodden poorest. IRADO assists communities to achieve socioeconomic status and thereby improve the lives of marginalized families through an integrated rural development approach, mobilizing communities and enhancing their capacities to improve their living standards.

IRADO holds vast experience as an effective organization in implementing sustainable development projects. The Organization has completed multiple small, medium, and large-scale projects in collaboration with national, international, and philanthropic partners. The majority of its funding comes from consistence local as well international partners, the long-standing presence and rich experience of IRADO demonstrate the organization's commitment and ability to engage with various stakeholders and contribute to addressing rural development challenges. Its expansion from desert to other areas in Sindh is another strength that adds value to remain relevant and efficient.

One of organization's key strengths is its focus and productive engagement of its beneficiaries which consists of vulnerable groups, including women, youth, children, orphans, widows, and differently able persons from the rural and far-flung areas of rural as well of urban areas of Sindh. While operating with an inclusive approach ensuring the onboarding of all stakeholders and relevant government departments, the emphasis demonstrates the organization's commitment to social equity and inclusion in its development interventions. Additionally, the IRADO program prioritization with a comprehensive and integrated approach to rural development, while addressing various aspects of rural life, including the availability of drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, food security, nutrition, livelihoods, emergencies, disaster risk reduction, education, women's and youth empowerment, sustainable community engagement, climate change, and good governance make IRADO unique among all players. IRADO’s prime thematic area prioritizes humanitarian Assistance at all stages and for all walks of life. IRADO steps forward to wrestle with social issues by involving like-minded organizations and alliances.


Educate, empower and engage the community and local institutions on climate change, and disaster risks and contribute to the humanitarian response in emergencies.

Ghulam Abass

Executive Director, Integrated Rural Awareness & Development Organization (IRADO)

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