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Ecumenical Commission For Human Development Organization (ECHD)

Executive Director/ Director

Name:James Rehmat
Position: Head of the Programmes


General Information

Ecumenical Commission for Human Development [ECHD] is an ecumenical, voluntary, independent Christian relief and development agency committed to human development of marginalized communities in Pakistan. We work with ecumenical partners to help rebuild after disasters and to empower local communities to find lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, disease and illiteracy. We aim to facilitate visible acts of human compassion, promote justice and civic responsibility, develop responsible stewardship of God’s creation and contribute to facilitating peace.

ECHD operates from its central office in Lahore and additional office in Mansehra. Different projects are organized out of its four thematic areas: Alliance Building, Institututional Capacity Development Program, Disaster Relief and Mitigation and Social Development Programs. ECHD’s thematic priorities include: emergency response; education; health focusing on HIV/AIDS; livelihoods; peace and human rights, climate justice, youth and women empowerment.

  • Civil Society for Accountable Governance
  • Quality Education for All
  • Faith communities addressing HIV and AIDS
  • Gender-Based Violence and
  • Conflict transformation and peace building

Youth, Women & Transgender
Religious Minorities

Contact Us

ED/Directors Contact +92-0321-4269537
Office Landline +92-042-35944079
Office Address House No. 88, Street No. 8, Modern Colony, Nazareth Road, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore 54000 (Pakistan)
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