Bunyad Literacy Community Council

Organization's name: Bunyad Literacy Community Council
Organization's acronym: BLCC
Former Name(s): Bunyad Literacy Community Council
Headquarters address  
Address: 24.5 KM Badian Road Near Village Theather Lahore Cantt.

Phone: 92-42-37167520
Fax: 92-42-37167720
Email: bunyad@brain.net.pk
Web site: www.bunyad.org.pk
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • Debt Relief
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Drug Control
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Micro-Credit
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Social Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Violence against women

  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability

Social Development:
  • Poverty

  • Household Statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Health
Geographic scope: Local
Country of activity:
  • Pakistan
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1992
Year of registration (YYYY): 1994
Organizational structure: Bunyad Literacy Community Council (BLCC) is a Non-governmental, non- political and non-profit NGO founded in 1994 by a group of like- minded persons who wanted to make a difference in alleviating poverty and empowering the people through literacy. Conceived first as a project involving networking of NGO for the promotion of literacy in Hafizabad district, the program led to the realization of the critical issues of non- attendance of formal schools by girls, the need for quality education as an essential ingredient in assisting the country to reach the EFA (Education for all) goal. Bunyad sought to deliver education to girls in the rural areas through non-Formal methodology and developed a non- formal education project. The schools established under the project were known as ILM NFPE centres and were supported by UNICEF starting with literacy and education in one district Bunyad has gradually expanded both in geographical areas of operation as well as the field of its activities. It is presently active in 500 UC�s of the province of Punjab and particularly in more than 5000 villages and its programs, in addition to literacy and non-formal education, include projects in such diverse fields as child labour, women empowerment for poverty alleviation, saving and micro credit community development, integrated farming and sanitation, health, reproductive health and environment. Bunyad has a team of Master trainers which has a capacity to provide training throughout Pakistan.
Number and type of members: 8 BOD Members
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Women
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
Publications: .

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: Bunyad is implement different project like bounded labour, child labour, women empowerment, mobile literacy and etc. with financial support of UNESCO, UNICEF, ILO, Word Bank and UNDP. Govt. College for women University Lahore, Pakistan Govt. College University, Lahore (for Boys) Pakistan Punjab University Lahore - Pakistan
Publications: Bunyad published many books and survey report in nationally but internationally

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • UNDP
  • DPI
  • ILO