2023

Success Story – Khushan Bano

Upon this New Year’s Eve, Gilgit Baltistan’s Goodwill Movement – GBGM would like to congratulate Khushan Bano for her services to the Mehnaz Fatima Foundation. Khushan served as an intern in Mehnaz Fatima’s finance and HR department. On behalf of the GBGM team, we would like to thank Ms Tahira for her belief in our work. #WorkingTogetherToMakeADifference  #DisabilityIsNotInability  […]

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Empowering Futures: A New Collaborative Initiative for Positive Change

In a significant stride towards community empowerment, we are thrilled to announce the commencement of a transformative project in collaboration with the GB Scouts and the Goodwill Movement. This joint venture aims to make a tangible impact on the lives of individuals by providing free meals to students undergoing training in our institution and extending

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Extending Inclusive Connections within Pakistan

Friday, the 15th December : It is with immense pleasure that Icare Foundation has signed a long term agreement with GoodWill Movement to focus on inclusive operations within Pakistan. The Icare Foundation is a platform for organized and intelligent giving for donors of all levels – individuals, corporations, aid agencies and other non-profit organizations –

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International day of persons with disabilities 2023

Gilgit Baltistan’s Goodwill Movement Celebrates International Disability Day with a Call to Action Gilgit Baltistan’s Goodwill Movement, December 4, 2023 – Today, the Goodwill Skill Development Centre in Gilgit Baltistan echoed with the spirit of empowerment and advocacy as officials from the Social Welfare Department, Government of GB, joined forces with Mr. Israr Uddin, Regional

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Remarks on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December.

I hope this message finds you in good health. In Gilgit Baltistan, despite being an educated region, the rights of disabled individuals often face neglect. Gilgit Baltistan boasts a higher number of educated individuals compared to other regions in Pakistan. Unfortunately, the practice of confining disabled individuals to their homes persists, highlighting a significant societal

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Hearing and Speaking are not Barriers

Meet these incredible brothers at our institution who, despite their challenges with speaking, hearing, and visual impairment, are undergoing training with remarkable determination. It’s been a joy to witness their relentless hard work and commitment to education. One brother is learning International Sign Language, as well as the other brother learning sign language as well

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Foreign Aid in Pakistan – Where is Inclusion?

As disabled people, we are told that foreign aid is scarce in Pakistan. The question is that where does this foreign aid go? Foreign aid is different from individual aid, whereby countries (donors) donate to others. A recent Scottish Government development Report highlighted that SG gives educational fund allowances to the government of Pakistan (donor

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Jobs in Planning and Development Department Government of Gilgit Baltistan. Where are disabled people being represented?

A couple of weeks ago, we had questioned why the Social Welfare Department was non-inclusive, jobs. Here again we have seen the Jobs in Planning and Development Department Government of Gilgit Baltistan being non inclusive. Logical fallacy Most if not some of the jobs in the P & D Department would require some form of

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Labour Shortages in the US are on the decline as a result of Disabled People

In the USA, disabled people are reducing the labor shortages by being employed in remote working conditions. The Wall street Journal Found that in the US over 30% of disabled people are now in remote work. This begs the question if the US, a superpower, can do it why cant the Government of Gilgit Baltistan?

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