A BRIEF OF HARI WELFARE ASSOCIATION.
Hari Welfare Association (HWA) is a Non-governmental organization. It was formed in 2002 and formally registered in 2003. A woman chairperson leads HWA. Through research, advocacy and lobbying HWA aims to promote economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights of peasants specifically peasant women and other workers engaged in agriculture in rural areas of Sindh, Pakistan. It also aims to struggle for sustainable agriculture and opposes corporate driven agriculture transnational companies that are destroying rural people’s culture and nature.
HWA campaign for environmental, Health, Education, Social, economic, civil, political issues, and challenges to the current landownership system and patterns that has deprived vulnerable peasants and put the rural agriculture environment at stake and destruction in the hands of corporate companies.
HWA is the only organization in Sindh that has taken the task of doing advocacy based on evidence gathered and published annually a report called Peasants Status Report. This is first kind of report.
HWA is also running seven schools in different vicinities of district Shaheed Benazirabad which provide free and quality education under privileged student in the area, these are children of poor people and working people and peasants.