News and Updates

Date : Jun 10, 2010
Lasoona, a local NGO is supporting farmers in Swat by providing coupons for Rs 12,000 worth of agricultural equipment. The Lasoona project manager says it is up to the farmers to decide what to buy from specified shops in Mingora. The report also hears from farmers who say they have bought fertilizer, tools, and a sewing machine.For details: Log on to  http://hip.org.pk/component/interviews/? .... View Detail
Date : Jun 02, 2010
Farmers were badly affected by the recent conflict in Swat, as their crops and fields were completely destroyed. Lasoona is one of the NGO’s working in Janu, Kwazakhela to help farmers revive the agricultural sector. Lasoona helps farmers buy seeds, fertilizers, tools and other items, and also offers cash for work programs. They also provide assistance to women doing handicrafts so they can also .... View Detail
Date : Apr 12, 2010
LASOONA: Society for Human & Natural Resource Development under its project "Emergency early livelihood recovery for conflict-affected people in Swat" has distributed 986 goats (Barbari) and 20 cows of indigenous breed (Achai) among 491 most vulnerable people (88 females and 403 males) of UC Bara Bandai. In addition, improved animal feed (vanda) and mineral supplements (molasses blocks) have a .... View Detail
Date : Dec 24, 2009
LASOONA: Society for Human & Natural Resource Development has distributed cash grant of Rs. 10,000/- each among the 1280 beneficiaries of Union Council Ban/Engaroderai.Under the Cash Grant Program, LASOONA will target 1600 beneficiaries of Union Council Banr/Engaroderai for Rs. 20,000/- in two equal installments. .... View Detail
Date : Oct 16, 2009
LASOONA-Society for Human and Natural Resource Development has commemorated Global Hand washing Day with the collaboration of Oxfam-GB (WASH) on Tuesday, October 15, 2009, in five Primary schools of the selected union councils. Hand washing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of .... View Detail
Date : Oct 16, 2009
    LASOONA-Society for Human and Natural Resource Development has commemorated Global Hand washing Day with the collaboration of Oxfam-GB (WASH) on Tuesday, October 15, 2009, in five Primary schools of the selected union councils.Hand washing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions o .... View Detail
Date : Sep 21, 2009
    LASOONA has completed distribution of 3,500 hygiene kits in three union councils of District Swat namely UC Islampur, Banr/Engaro Derai and Gulkada.LASOONA has completed distribution of 3,500 hygiene kits in three union councils of District Swat namely UC Islampur, Banr/Engaro Derai and Gulkada. It is to be noted that under the same program, LASOONA has also distributed 500 simi .... View Detail
Date : Aug 17, 2009
    LASOONA: Society for Human & Natural Resource Development and Oxfam-GB has signed a partnership agreement for providing WASH services to the returnee families of District Swat.Under the program, LASOONA will implement the WASH program in 5 Union Councils of Swat namely Qambar, Rahimababd, Amankot/Faizababd, Saidu Sharif and Malookabad.  About 15,000 households will be t .... View Detail
Date : Jul 16, 2009
    LASOONA: Society for Human & Natural Resource Development has signed a Partnership Agreement with the Malteser International for providing health & Hygiene kits initially to the IDPs in Mardan and later to the returnee families in SwatWith financial support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, LASOONA: Society for Human & Natural Resource Development and Maltese .... View Detail
Date : Jun 01, 2009
    On June 1, 2009, LASOONA has organized Free Medical Camp in Jamal Gharai- District Mardan for Internally Displaced Persons of Swat and Buner.Free Medical CampsIn collaboration with JSI/PAIMAN, LASOONA has organized free medical camp for the IDPs of Swat and Buner. Under the collaboration, LASOONA will organize 12 such camps in different villages of the Union Council Jamal Gharai .... View Detail
LASOONA affirms to be committed to the well being of masses through promoting ecologically sound developement in impoverished pockets of Pakistan in general and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa in particular.