Who We Are

About Us

DOVE Foundation is a non-profit, non-religious, non-governmental organization registered with the government of Punjab (Bahawalpur City, Pakistan) under Societies Act of registration, 1860 since 2012 (established since 2004). It is one of the very few registered organizations in Bahawalpur that is working with the foreign donor agencies. DOVE has its certification from Punjab Charity Commission, Government of Punjab as Category A Charity having operations in the whole Punjab Province. DOVE Foundation has No Objection Certificate from Economic Affair Division, Government of Pakistan, having mandate to work countrywide. DOVE aims to empower Youth to reach their full potential through education, capacity-building training, national and international summits and dialogues, vocational and technical training, skill-building and employability workshops. We are working to expand our work to various cities in Pakistan and countries around the globe.  

Our Mission

DOVE Foundation believes in equal opportunities in providing Human Resource Development opportunities to everyone regardless of caste, creed and religion, skin color and gender. We strongly believe that through Human Resource Development & further professional capacity building people can be made empowered and capable of earning decent livelihood. Exposing one million young minds to this life-transforming process of education is our mission for the next decade.

Our Vision

We foresee that DOVE Foundation will expand its spectrum of working from Pakistan to other countries. In the coming 10 years, we foresee DOVE as a leading organization that works for education, teachers training, educational research, student consultancy, women empowerment through entrepreneurship training & seed funding.

Meet Our Team

Board of Directors
Iram Akhtar


Gulzareen Ditta

Senior Vice President

Shahida Alam

Vice President

David Bedi

Secretary Finance

Faiqa Nazir

General Secretary

Nathanial John

Joint Secretary

Sohail Patras

Secretary Information

Executive Committee
Iram Akhtar


Faiqa Nazir

General Secretary

Shahzad Ilyas

Chief Executive Officer

David Bedi

General Secretary

Administrative Team
Shahzad Ilyas

Chief Executive Officer

Maryam Noor

Assistant Director Operations


Social Media Manager

Shahid Ilyas

Admin Finance

Akash Emmanuel

Admin Officer

Muhammad Sardar

Premises In charge

Sana Irfan

Accounts Officer

Yusra Hussain

Social media manager

Nadeem Ul Haq

Assistant Director Finance