About SHADE

The Society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment (SHADE) is a Non-government, not for profit organization. It is registered with the Social Welfare Department of government of Balochistan under Social Welfare Act 1961. The organization was established on January 05, 2003, however, it got formally registered on December 29,2004 under registration No. 12/04/CD. The Society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment (SHADE) has its well established office at Usta Muhammad City in District Jaffarabad of Balochistan province in Pakistan. The organization has a professional team of core staff members, a committed team of volunteers and competent project staff members that vary project wise. The Society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment (SHADE) is run by a Board of Directors that is a policy making body of the organization. The Board of Directors consists of 11 members where women and girls have more than 80% participation with a woman as its Chairperson. The members of Board of Directors are elected after every five year on Tuesday of last week of December. The organization has worked on number of projects in collaboration with national, international and government organizations at its focused areas of district Jaffarabad, district Naseerabad, District Jhal Magsi, district Bolan and district Kachi of Balochistan province. The Society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment (SHADE) is member of many national and international organizations and networks that work for the promotion of human advancement, women and human rights.

VISION

At society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment (SHADE) we envision a society where rights are respected and duties are performed well, where equality and social harmony prevails.

MISSION

The mission of Society for Human Advancement and Disadvantaged Empowerment SHADE is to work for the advancement of women and girls as mentioned in the UN and international conventions, strive for creating equal opportunities and spaces for them through awareness raising activities, advocacy campaigns and by assisting them so that they could get empowered, exert themselves and lead better lives.

PROGRAMS

• Social, political and economic empowerment of women

• Promotion and successful implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general and goals 5 and 13 in particular.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

The organization is run by a Board of Directors that is a policy making body of the organization. The Board of Directors is headed by a Chairperson who appoints the Executive Director of the organization. The Executive Director is the head of the management of the organization. The Executive Director is supported by the Directors of different departments/sections who directly report to her/him, in each section of the organization, different staff members report to the Directors concerned.

Organizational Chart of SHADE