With five little orphans, Al-Islah was founded in 2002 in a rented house in Sheikh Mattoon Town, Mardan. After a year the center was registered with the government Social Welfare Board. As the numbers of orphans were rapidly increasing, the executive body decided to build its own building. Towards the end of 2004, with the monetary help of social and political figures, the executive body succeeded in the acquisition of a half-acre plot in the Sector M of the town. In a little span of two years the primary structure of the building was constructed and was brought up to habitable level, while the children were shifted there as well.