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Name: Baidarie
Street 1: Village & Post Office Roras, Tehsil Sambrial and District Sialkot
Street 2:
City: Sialkot
Province: Punjab
Post Code: 5310
Country: Pakistan
Phone: 0092-52-3505457
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Hina
Last Name: Noureen
Title: President
Phone: 0092-52-3505457

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Arshid Mehmood
Last Name: Mirza
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 0092-52-3505457

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
History of the Organization: The write-up below provides cursory glance at the organizational history.
Baidarie is a non-governmental and not for profit organization. It was established in 1993 by those rural women and girls of Union Council Roras Tehsil Sambrial District Sialkot –Pakistan who were keen to work for the empowerment and development of the women of their area. This group of girls struggled to

1. Motivate women/girls to shun away lethargy and be active for their development
2. Build the capacity of underprivileged women for securing and asserting their rights and
3. Enable them to become part of the decision making processes in those matters at least which were directly related to their own lives.

Their efforts instilled confidence and courage among women and girls and eventually in 1993 they decided to organize themselves into an organization having “Baidarie” as its name. This Urdu word means “Awakening”

Evolution and Growth:

As an outcome result of incessant endeavors made over a span of several years in encountering vehement resistance generated and substantiated by local political and religious monopolists in the rural set up, the founding women social activists succeeded in creating a big cadre of like-minded women activists and mobilizing them to step out of their houses and plan, execute and monitor activities aiming at their own development. This was the setting of new trends in an area where survival of even a male organization was difficult; a women organization had begun getting its roots strengthened through measures aiming at awakening social consciousness and their building capacity.

Track record of the interventions made by Baidarie during 1993 to 2010 reflects that it has been continuously and exclusively working for the social, economic and political empowerment of women/girls belonging to the marginalized social segments living in backward rural areas. Neither it has ever deviated from its basic mandate of working for the protection & promot
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Research and Development

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Pakistan
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Baidarie is working at gross root level, so it is directly involve with communities for identifying the suspects and referring to diagnostic and treatment centers. It is creating awareness in the communities and curative and preventive measure. It has strong networking with service providers for TB
Being the active member of District coalition of TB with Mercy Corp, it is part of national campaign for awareness raising on TB

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Pakistan
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(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Baidarie has the plan to aware the communities on TB, Advocate the Govt at policy level to ensure proper daignostic and treatment to the needy people


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 13, 2012
Last updated: September 13, 2012