Introduction

Al- Islah Center (AIC) is a non-profit, non- political, non-religious and non-governmental organization. Since June 2002, AIC has dedicated itself and started operations in a rental house by establishing an orphanage house in Sheikh Maltoon Town Mardan. AIC has also allowed to work permit from the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance, 1961; For life time. AIC has an Executive Council consisting of nine (9) residents (One female and eight males) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

In the early days of its starting, there were five orphan children, but the number of orphans was increasing day by day and within six months there were thirty Orphans in Al Islah Center. Due to increasing number of admissions of male and female orphans, a new rental building was hired in the early 2003 and it was specified for female orphans only.   In December 2003, the executive body council (EBC) of Al- Islah Center decided to purchase land for then construct building of Al- Islah Center. In March 2004, four canal’s plot was purchased from Mardan Development Authority (MDA).

AIC was the first private sector organization in 2002 started its working for the support and care of orphans in district Mardan (KPK, Pakistan). Currently, AIC is providing formal education, boarding, food, student uniform, school books, medical treatment and recreational facilities to 150 orphan students. If AIC has more financing or have a potential donor/ sponsor could be able to support or sponsor the orphanage children for higher education or offer them to get admission in professional technical training school.