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Our dedicated students in Pakistan

Our dedicated students in Pakistan

Most 13 year olds from Wangi Goth, an underprivileged area in the city of Karachi, Pakistan are breadwinners for their families. These children spend hours at work to earn a living for their families. Sajjad Ali, is one of these children, but he is also working...

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Help Us Spread Love

Help Us Spread Love

This month all donations are supporting the LOVE Campaign. To help create a world where women and girls are safe from violence, Thaakat is raising awareness of violence against women by honoring the plight of women worldwide though our campaign. We believe the best...

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How the Ebankese Mushroom Farm Became Our Cash Crop

How the Ebankese Mushroom Farm Became Our Cash Crop

(picture of crop house at the Ebankese farm) Roughly 80 percent of the world’s extremely poor people are estimated to live in rural areas, and around 60 percent work in agriculture. How do we find opportunities to create systemic, sustainable opportunities to help a...

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Reaching Remarkable Milestones

Reaching Remarkable Milestones

On August 2, 2018 Thaakat Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary. Coinciding with ten years of unbelievable progress we would like to announce an additional, amazing, fundraising milestone. WE HIT A TOTAL OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN DONATIONS! *View our annual...

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Hittin’ the courts to make a difference

Hittin’ the courts to make a difference

Recently, we had the opportunity to meet an inspiring young man, Noah Rizvi. Noah recently launched a Thaakat Chapter in Long Island, New York. By day, he is a 16-year-old high school student who also volunteers his time with various charities. He just held his first...

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Thank You For Making DREAMS Come True

Thank You For Making DREAMS Come True

Jham Chakro village resides in the depths of Karachi's largest landfills. Here, you helped us build the villages first ever learning facility. Many donors observing the month of Ramadan chose to donate their charity to Thaakat and we are so grateful. In the month of...

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World Malaria Day 2017

World Malaria Day 2017

At our Fatmata Maternity Center in Sierra Leone, malaria accounts for more than a third of all cases for visits among the child and adult population, that's more than 2,500 cases in the last few years. In our attempt to fight this wide spread disease, we've been able...

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International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day is a testament to all that women achieve and contribute, as well as a reminder of the progress in gender equality yet to be made. This triumph to women has been celebrated since the early 1900s, when 15,000 women marched in New York demanding...

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This Valentine’s Day, empower girls around the world!

This Valentine’s Day, empower girls around the world!

At each of our global projects, we are dedicated to investing in women and girls. They have the power to move their communities forward and change their nations. With the support of our donors and partners, here is how we are working to empower women and girls at our...

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Meet the Students You Support

Meet the Students You Support

Meet Gull Bano. Gull Bano is a fifth grader attending school at our DREAMS campus. She lives with her family of twelve in the slums of Kachra Kundi outside of Karachi, Pakistan. Her father passed away two years ago and only one brother is able to earn any income at...

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Celebrating Two Hundred Births

Celebrating Two Hundred Births

Sierra Leone faces one of the highest death rates in the world for both newborns and pregnant women. The district of Pujehun is one of Sierra Leone's poorest and least developed. In this district women historically gave birth at home with the help of a traditional...

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