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Comprehensive Health and Education Forum International (CHEFI), is a donation based non-profit organization working in different area. CHEFI is registered under the Societies Act, 1860. The organization is also certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP). Recently, CHEFI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Government of Pakistan. CHEFI is one of the best donation NGOs in Pakistan working on different projects and programs in the field of health, rehabilitation, eye care services, disability and disaster, education, Climate change and livelihood. Founded by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Daud Khan (Ex Vice Chancellor Khyber Medical University) and his colleagues in 2007. The founder had the vision to empower people and improve their lives and, therefore, offer inclusive, sustainable and equity-based donations and services in health care, rehabilitation, climate change and education to all, including marginalized segments of society, especially persons with disabilities, and even support Afghan refugees. The organization values working with the government, Non- Governmental organizations (NGOs), civil societies etc. The current CEO of the organization is Mr. Sohail Ayaz. The philosophy of CHEF International is to educate for climate change, marginalized, deprived and under-served segments of society (like Afghans, disabled and disaster-struck people), focusing on women, children and persons with disabilities. Therefore, the organization prefers to educate for inclusive policies, formulate equitable models and mobilize resources to improve their quality of life. CHEFI has the mission to become one of the best donation NGO around the globe and support providers. Initially, CHEF International focused on eye care services, but subsequently, it built its capacity to address the challenges of inclusive education, disability, climate change, disaster management, and support Afghan refugees. Therefore, various inclusive model projects and programs are developed based on the country’s priorities and with international donors or collaborations. CHEFI aims to align their goals with UN Global agenda of United Nations sustainable development goals and provide support and care to the mass. CHEF International is also a member of the International Association of Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). Besides this, CHEFI is performing an active role as a member on the Provincial Eye Health committee. CHEFI is also a member of Provincial Council for Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (PCRDP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. For the provision of quality disability-related services, CHEF International is registered with the International Support of Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) and a member of the WHO forum of hearing and deafness. Since its inception, the management of the organization has proven its capacity and implemented services during different disasters situations, established hospitals and promoted inclusive education in remote terrains. To date, the organization has touched the life of 2.2 million inhabitants with the help of donations and collaborations. CHEF International is committed to facilitating the underprivileged segment of society through dynamic collaboration and strong partnerships with all the relevant local and international stakeholders under the law of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

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