Right To Play
BARD Foundation has signed a two-year agreement with Right To Play, to launch a sport-for-development life skills program in 5 schools of Lahore in the periphery of Descon Technical Institute (DTI). This effort is in line with the Bard Foundation’s commitment to empowering Pakistani youth and acting as a catalyst for change. The initiative will not only assist children to improve their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive life skills, but it will also help children, particularly girls, have better exposure and participation in sports.
Roshni Homes Trust
BARD Foundation has sponsored Roshni Trust x Science Fuse programme, which aims to teach high-quality scientific education in a creative way, to children in Gujranwala. This is an after-school programme that will teach young students about science artistically, and equip instructors to teach science in a way that makes it fun to learn.
Carrying forward the legacy of supporting the cause of Education, Bilquis and Abdul Razak Dawood (BARD) Foundation has established the Descon Endowment Fund with IBA, Karachi. This program will support 1 MBA student in perpetuity. The MOU signing ceremony was attended by the President of BARD Foundation – Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood & Member Board of Governors – Miss Mehreen Dawood.
To strengthen the research ethos at LUMS and create a social impact, the Bilquis and Abdul Razak Dawood (BARD) Foundation has made a generous donation to establish the Abdul Razak Dawood Dean’s Chair at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, and the Bilquis Dawood Dean’s Chair at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School for Humanities and Social Sciences.
These Chairs will provide the two schools at LUMS the opportunity to offer PhD scholarships and faculty fellowships that would pave the way for research initiatives that can address national and regional issues.
BARD Foundation in collaboration with Alkhidmat Pakistan has distributed tents and ration bags among flood affectees of Koh- e-Sulaiman, Taunsa Sharif – District Dera Ghazi Khan (DG Khan), Punjab. These people have been in dire conditions without any roof in the open suffering from hunger, heat, and mosquitoes.
Ace Tennis Pakistan
BARD Foundation & Ace Academy join hands to support and uplift the tennis landscape of Pakistan. Ace Academy is a wonderful initiative by the pride of Pakistan, Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi… The goal of this sponsorship is to enhance the future of Pakistani tennis, by scouting young and talented sports players and training them into world-class athlete citizens.