SACH is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Islamabad/Rawalpindi working for the rehabilitation of the victims of traumatic human rights abuses through a multidisciplinary approach that includes inter alia offering shelter, medical treatment, and psychological support to survivors of state, domestic and other kinds of abuses - especially to women and children.
Since it was created in 1993, SACH's mission has been to work as a research and documentation center on the subject of torture, and the interdisciplinary and holistic rehabilitation and reintegration of survivors of all forms of torture. SACH has been able to create a strong network around the country and has established a solid reputation with private donors and the Government of Pakistan.
SACH works closely with the US Embassy, AUSAID, Canadian CIDA and Save the Children Fund, UK. On the UN side, SACH receives funding from the UN Voluntary Fund for Torture Victims and consults regularly with ILO, UNICEF, and UNDP.
The organization is not only supporting Pakistani communities but also focuses closely on the Afghan refugee population. For that matter SACH has been providing shelter services to the refugees who have been approved for the United States Refugee Settlement Program and are awaiting their departure.
Country/City where the NGO is Registered
Year of foundation
Year of registration with National Authorities
Year of registration with DPI
Headquarters mailing address
House No. 142, Street 99, I-8/4, Islamabad Pakistan
Telephone (Country & area code) (Number)
Telefax (Country & area code) (Number)
(+92-51) 4444767, 4447400
Representative at United Nations:
Ms. Khalida Salimi ( Director) House No. 142, Street .99, I-8/ 4 Islamabad, Pakistan 4444767
Areas of activity:
Human/ Civil Rights, Women, Working against torture through multi disciplinary approach.
Scope of organization
Number of members reportedly registered with organization
Individual members :500, Organizations: 6
Main funding sources for organizations activities