The mission of Gawaahi is to work toward empowering women and upholding democratic values. We are also committed to the use and promotion of Internet and Communication Technologies(ICTs) or digital media, including cellular technology.
When the group was formed:
Gawaahi (Gawaahi Social Welfare Society) registered under the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance 1961 with Registration No. PCSW (S) 1153 is a Nongovernment Organization. The NGO Gawaahi was officially registered in March 2011. However, the Executive Director, Naveen Naqvi, formerly a journalist, was working on the project, Gawaahi.com, since November 2010. After the significant ‘success’ of the site, it was felt by the group, constituting the Executive Director, the Board and Advisory Council of Gawaahi, that there was room to consolidate and expand on the concept behind the project by creating the entity, Gawaahi (Gawaahi Social Welfare Society).