About Us

The Himalayan Wildlife Foundation (HWF) was registered on December 08, 2005, with the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) as a non-profit Guarantee Limited company licensed under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984. And with PakistanCentre for Philanthropists (PCP) with a group of highly esteemed and professional persons on its board. The organization was instituted in 1993 in Islamabad, Pakistan, to protect and manage the country’s natural resources and cultural/built heritage.
HWF works towards empowering local communities by transforming attitudes towards conservation while recognizing the importance of restoring the balance between sustainable development and the environment. The various projects supported by the organization encourage communities to assume ownership of and responsibility for their natural resources and built heritage, help develop the skills required to understand and manage their environment and augment government capacity to facilitate local conservation efforts.


  • Development and promotion of public interest in the natural environment, ecology, wildlife, heritage and culture of Pakistan

  • Establishment of model environmental and heritage preservation areas in country for demonstration and educational purposes

  • Promotion of conservation of wildlife and heritage sites by raising funds and using them for conservation purposes

  • Providing assistance to Government and non-government agencies and individuals in their conservation efforts

  • Creating public awareness, holding seminars/workshops on issues related to wildlife conservation

  • Provision of basic necessities of life such as drinking water, medical relief and drainage infrastructure to people settled in remote areas.