About us

Profile of De Laas Gul Welfare Program (DLG)

De Laas Gul Welfare Program (DLG) is a registered non-governmental organization committed to creating positive change and sustainable development for marginalized communities in Pakistan. Our goal is to empower the most vulnerable segments of society, particularly women and children, and improve their quality of life.

Our Vision

We envision a society where every person has equal access to opportunities, dignity, and justice.

Our Mission

We strive to uplift communities by providing quality education,  vocational training, livelihood improvement, health and hygiene, emergency response, disaster management, heritage and culture protection, and youth capacity building.

Our Values

We are guided by the principles of respect, integrity, accountability, innovation, and collaboration.

Our History

DLG was founded by Ms. Meraj Humayun Khan in 1976 as a vocational training center for hand embroidery. Over the years, DLG has evolved into one of the leading non-profit organizations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), making a significant impact in Swabi, Charsadda, and Mansehra, Peshawar, Nowshera, Kohat and Bannu Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.  DLG has also expanded its reach to other districts in KPK and across provinces, responding to the evolving needs of Pakistani society.

Our Impact

Since its inception, DLG has touched the lives of thousands of people through its various programs and initiatives. Some of our achievements include:

  • Providing quality education to over 10,000 children, especially girls, in rural areas.

  • Training over 5,000 women in vocational skills such as tailoring, embroidery, beautician, and computer literacy.

  • Enhancing the income-generating capabilities of over 3,000 households through microfinance, livestock rearing, kitchen gardening, and handicraft production.

  • Equipping over 2,000 young individuals with leadership, communication, and entrepreneurship skills.

  • Promoting access to healthcare services and better hygiene practices to over 15,000 people.

  • Responding to emergencies and disasters such as floods, earthquakes, and COVID-19 pandemic, providing relief and support to over 20,000 affected people.

  • Protecting and promoting the rich heritage and culture of Pakistan through folk tales, folk music, sports, visits to historical places and museums.

Our Partners

We work in partnership with various local and international organizations that share our vision and mission. Some of our partners include:

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

  • World Food Programme (WFP)

  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Oxfam

  • Save the Children

  • Plan International

  • CARE International

  • Islamic Relief

  • Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)

  • National Rural Support Programme (NRSP)

  • Government of Pakistan

  • Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

  • Local community-based organizations

Contact Us

If you want to learn more about our work or support us in any way, please feel free to contact us at:

De Laas Gul Welfare Program (DLG) Address: 1 A Defence Officers Colony, Khyber Road, Peshawar Cantonment, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Registered No: Tax Number: Website: www.dlg.org.pk Email: info@dlg.org.pk Phone: +92 91 111 222 333