Our Team

Amnah Aftab
Proud Mom of 2 special needs kids

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• Chairperson of Hum Mashal-e-Rah Foundation (Connecting with Special Needs)
• Chairperson of Advisory Committee of Social welfare.
• Former Chairperson Communications BaitulMaal Punjab.
• Vice President of Youth General Assembly
• Founder Director of Hara Bhara Pakistan (Plantation Team of Lahore)

☆101 Incredible Woman CEOs of Pakistan …. awarded by Pakistan 1st Lady (March 2022)
☆SHAN E PAKISTAN … Awarded by Pakistan 1st lady of Pakistan & WHO … Disability Day, (Dec 2021)
☆ HAMARA MUSTAKBIL … Awarded by UNICEF … Children’s Day (Nov 2021)
☆ICON for TREND-SETTERS … Awarded by Home Economics University (Aug 2021)
☆ FAKHAR E PAKISTAN… Awarded by President of Pakistan (Nov 2020)
☆HERO OF CORONA WAR…. Awarded by Governor Punjab (April 2020)
☆AMAZING WOMAN OF LAHORE…. Awarded by LDA (March 2021)
☆WCCI Award (Oct 2019)

Areej Farouque
President and co-founder of Hum Mashal e Rah
Chartered Director of Maskan

I am fortunate to have first hand experience working in an inclusive education system, and aspire to bring the expertise to Pakistan. Hum Mashal e Rah is a dream turning into a reality, and I am proud to be one of its founding members.

Special Needs Education Certificate Program Graduate, Richmond, BC, Canada

• Special Needs Education teacher at Blair Elementary School, Richmond School District
• Executive Director, “Hum Mashal-e-rah” Foundation and Advocacy group for the rights
• of Children with Disabilities and Special Needs in Pakistan
• Member of Muslim Food Bank advocacy Focus Group for Children with Special Needs
• Co-Chairperson “United We Stand” Advocacy group for the rights of Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
• Executive member of Parent Advisory Committee for BC Muslim School, Richmond BC

Prestigious Award by 1st Lady of Pakistan

Hina Azam
Founder Director / Vice President
Team Lead – Administration & Operations

Striving for a better Pakistan for Children with Special Needs so they become self-reliant, and have opportunities to achieve their goals.

Master in English Literature & linguistics

• Educator in Lahore Lyceum school,
• Beaconhouse school system
• PISJ jeddah
• Administrator In Project Maskan and Children Library Complex
• Member of Advisory Committee of Nasheman, Punjab

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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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890 Q, Street 27, Avenue 9, Phase 7, DHA, Lahore

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