Karakoram Area Development Organization (KADO) is a not-for-profit Indigenous Civil Society Development Organization registered under
Skill Therapy & Rehabilitation Services for Special Persons (Persons with Disabilities).
HiMaT Indigenous Leadership and Development Program
Building Capacity for sustainable peace, prosperity and wellbeing in Northern Pakistan
KADO celebrates World Environment Day every year in Hunza Valley.
About KADOKarakoram Area Development Organization (KADO) is an indigenous initiative aimed to improve the socio-economic conditions of the local communities with a special focus on women, disabled people and other marginalized segments of the society.
The history of KADO begins in 1996 from Hunza Valley with a handicraft project to help disadvantaged people and in a short span of time it expanded in scope, scale, impact and programmatic dimensions in the whole province of Gilgit-Baltistan.
KADO, over a period of a decade, implemented diverse projects and developed successful models in Handicraft, Environment, Rehabilitation of Special People, ICT4D, Gems and Jewellery Development, Art and Culture, Knowledge Management, E-Governance, Micro-health Insurance, Agri-trading, Institutional Development and fostering Public Private Partnerships.
KADO is dedicated to promote entrepreneurship, economic growth and value added products in order to reduce poverty and marginality of women, special people and other disadvantaged segments of the society. read more
The HiMaT Indigenous Leadership and Development Program is focused on building the capacity of remote rural communities, institutions and leaders for sustainable peace, prosperity and well-being in Northern Pakistan. read more
KADO is offering highly specialized, skill-based short trainings in information technology and alternative energy solution for youth, between the age limit of 18 to 38 years, and marginalized segments of the society. read more
The life of disable is not easy but with the support of people the life can become easier such as the case with the disable people living in Hunza. KADO is providing special care to special people through work therapy, socialization and trainings. read more
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Karakoram Area Development Organization (KADO) is a non-profit and community-based civil society organization, registered in
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- KADO provides high quality Gems Faceting & Jewelry Development trainings to marginalized youth in GB