Amnah Aftab

Chairperson / Founder Director

Master in Textiles, Mother of two Special Needs Children, dedicated her life for the wellbeing of Special Needs children / persons in Pakistan. Committed in building institutions, advocating supportive and inclusive communities across Pakistan.

Areej Farouque

President / Founder Director

Special Needs Certified Graduate from Canada, A mother of Special Needs Child, an expert in inclusive education. She aspires to bring state of the art expertise to Pakistan to enable PwD’s towards self-reliance through provisioning of equal opportunities to achieve their goals.

Khaleeque Khan Niazi

Executive Director

A Business graduate / A marketer devoted his life for the cause, who enriches his adaptability methods towards challenging situations. Aspires to bring phenomenal betterment for Children/Persons with Special Needs in Pakistan.

Hina Chaudhry

Vice President/ Director

Master in English Literature & linguistics wishes to contribute actively for a better Pakistan for children / persons with Special Needs.


In 2017, Hum Mashal e Rah Foundation was registered as a non-government organization in Lahore, with overwhelming and significant support from mothers. The first formal initiative of Hum Mashal-e-Rah Foundation  “Mashal-e-Noor” was started at the premises of the Children’s Library Complex, Schools Education Department Government of Punjab, for various programs, and therapies through mother support group, to children with special needs ages (4-16), after which, a state-of-the-art rehabilitation and vocational training center was established for disabled persons ages (18-50) Maskan in Nasheman at the Social Welfare Complex, with the kind support of donors.  


To build supportive and inclusive communities across Pakistan to promote, advocate and protect, Physical/Intellectual rights of persons with Special Needs (PWD’s) to fully integrate within their communities to reach up to their true potential.


To construct / develop Institutes (Shelter Nursing Homes, Rehabilitation Centre’s and Vocational Training Institutes for Special Needs   persons (PWD’s) across Punjab and entire Pakistan.


Our step-by-step achievements on this journey for a better Pakistan for special needs children / persons couldn’t have been possible without the moral and financial support from our worthy ambassadors / donors our sponsors and supporters who guided us, trusted us and supported us all the way along and are standing by our side shoulder to shoulder.
By the grace of Allah our worthy Ambassadors / Donors network is expanding in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, U.A.E, Canada, United Sates of America, England.
We are Thankful to you, with Allah’s blessings together we will achieve our DREAM.

Who Are We

Hum Mashal-e-Rah Foundation (HMR) is a rehabilitation home for individuals with special needs in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department, Government of Punjab.

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Social Welfare Complex - Township Lahore - Pakistan

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