Promoting the Rights of Older People in Pakistan





Partner :

HelpAge International


Districts :

Karachi, Jacobabad and Shikarpur


Duration :

3 Years (January 2019 to February 2022)


Objective :

The Objective of this project is to facilitate implementation of the Senior Citizens Act (2016) in Sindh Province, Pakistan.


Major Activities


Development and training of Older People Associations (OPAs).
Development and implementation of awareness raising campaigns.
Awareness and training of government and authority representatives at district level.
Follow up activities for the implementation of Senior Citizens Act at district level.
Advocacy with Social protection departments/institutes for the inclusion of Older People and PWDs in their programmes and policies