Action Society for Water Supply Environment and Development ASWED is a non-profitable, non-governmental, apolitical, multi-sector, rural development agency working for the Disaster Affected, Displaced, and ignored people and Afghan Refugees in Pakistan particulalry in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It aims to bring peace through education, reduce poverty and bring about long lasting changes in their lives by facilitating the process of empowerment and sustainable community development.

It utilizes the internal and external resources to achieve sustainable improvement in the lives.to empower communities to become the catalysts for transforming their political sphere into participatory, pro-people system that is led by accountable, transparent, dedicated and honest leadership at every level.

We focus on the social and the political uplift of grassroots communities in general and women in particular in the rural and left out segments of the target area. It pledges itself to upholding human rights and dignity that comes with equality and equity in every aspect of the work it does with the communities and the people it serves. ASWED is registered with;

1. Joint Stock Companies and Societies Government of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa under Socities Registration Act XXI 1860

2. Social Welfare Department FATA Secretariat under Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registartion and Control) Ordianance 1961

3. Commissionerate Afghan Refugees Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/ Ministry of State and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Islamabad Govt of Pakistan

4. Ministry of Narcotics Islamabad Govt of Pakistan



ASWED is based on the principles of mutual respect, gender sensitivity and rights based approach. The main focus of ASWED is on the long term development of the areas of its geographical coverage, but is always active in humanitarian response whenever need arises. Our Concept of development is not limited to Education, Health, Economic development (Livelihoods), Community Infrastructure, Protection and Equality of human beings and Social inclusion but broader. Social Mobilization, Gender Mainstreaming and Capacity Building are always cross cutting themes of all the interventions of ASWED.



Building a dynamic, progressive and tolerant society where rights are respected, communities are empowered; where peace guarantees human rights without any discrimination of race, gender, creed, religion or social status and where society is free of discrimination.


Bring Integrated Development through Education, Health, Protection, Livelihood, Population Welfare, Peace Building and Emergency Relief that changes their lives for the better.


Strong Advocacy and lobbying to transform conflict to peace and sustain a secure environment.
Supporting disaster affected human beings through emergency interventions, Recovery and Rehabilitation response
Human Rights specially women and Child
To raise awareness and build capacity of community through collective efforts in Education, Health & Nutrition, Livelihoods and community infrastructure for their socio-economic uplift       
Formal and Non-formal education including literacy
To provide a uniform platform for advocacy of all social issues/inequities at a gross root level for policy level changes
Upgrading skills and livelihood through vocational education
Improving Health (Primary, reproductive and environmental)
Political/Civic education and leadership management





Update News

Survey of Damages in the conflict areas

of FATA is going on...

Assessment of Needs in Afghan Refugees

Camps in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is underway...........
ASWED will Establish 26 Basic Community Schools, 09 in Bajaur Agency and 17 in Mohmand Agency FATA in coordination with Ministry of Education and Training Govt of Pakistan. MoU signed between parties.

Chief Executive Message


It is a matter of great pleasure and satisfaction to see the ideas being implemented by ASWED for which I had once dreamed. “Actions are valued according to the intensions” (Al-Hadees). I believe in service delivery with pious intention and double reward; one in this world and one in afterward.


Our Mission

Bring Integrated Development through Education, Health, Protection, Livelihood, Population Welfare, Peace Building and Emergency Relief that changes their lives for the better.

Contact us

Mohmand Office: Doctor Hostel, Agency Head Quarter Hospital Inside Govt Colony Ghallanai Mohmand Agency FATA.

Bajaur Office: Govt Colony at Khar Bajaur Agency FATA 
Voice# 0092-346-9379030 /   0092-300-9349541
E-mail: info@aswed.org