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At 4.35 am Pakistan time on 30th March 2013, SAWERA's office was hit by a bomb blast. All equipment, including the vehicle, was destroyed.

The Society for Appraisal & Women Empowerment in Rural Areas (SAWERA) is a women led NGO working for women rights and empowerment.

SAWERA is a women led NGO of tribal women which aims to help empower women socially, economically and politically.

This is the second tragedy in less than a year.

In July 2012, SAWERA's co-founder Farida Afridi was brutally murdered by militants on her way to the office, following threats related to her work.

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 Repair work has started. The team at SAWERA are determined to continue

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HOW TO HELP

Please donate online to the Farida Fund

Damage Report

(amounts are in Pakistan Rupees)

  • Sony Miltimedia Projector - 102,000
  • Desktop computers (2 x 75000) - 150,000
  • Building Structural Repair - 1,000,000
  • Gate - 75,000
  • Scanner - 7,500
  • Executive Tables (4 x 15,000) - 60,000
  • Office Tables (5 x 9,000) - 45,000
  • Chairs (13 x 3,500) - 45,500
  • Office Cabinet - 18,000
  • Files Rack - 15,000
  • Printer HP - 20,000
  • Furniture work building - estimated - 150,000
  • Glass work building - estimated - 100,000
  • Office furnishing and white wash etc - 100,000
  • Other miscellaneous small damages - 50,000
  • Refrigerator - 40,000
  • Air conditioner split (2 x 45,000) - 90,000
  • Office security cam system - 300,000
  • Photo copier machine - 100,000

TOTAL:  3,858,000 Pakistan Rupees