Shazia Atta Marri directs Trust for Voluntary Organization (TVO) to speed up the operations for the benefit of Poor.

Islamabad; 26th October, 2022: Ms Shazia Atta Marri, Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety said that active role is required to be played by the ancillary organizations so that maximum of the poor could be benefited by our efforts.

Introductory presentation was given by Trust for Voluntary Organizations (TVO) to the Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Ms. Shazia Atta Marri and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Mr. Faisal Karim Kundi. 

The CEO of Trust for Voluntary Organizations briefed that the organization was created under the agreement between the Government and USAID to establish Special Development Funds (SDF) in order to provide financial and technical support to the NGO’s in Pakistan.

The main objectives of TVO are to increase the income of the poor, empower women, improve livelihood, healthcare and access to education. The SAPM was briefed that TVO had presence across Pakistan and a total of 529 projects have been implemented by the organization through its partners. The participants were briefed that total of Rs. 1.27 billion have been disbursed by funding through 1,422 projects in rural and urban areas of Pakistan. The Trust is supported 1,204 project partners and 269 tehsil network partners countrywide and more than 15,000 volunteers have been trained in diverse sectors from different segments of the society.