Our Background

Charter for Compassion (CFC) was launched in Feb 2011 as a local initiative inspired by the Charter for Compassion International.

Our Aim

Our Aim is to initiate programs that create conditions for compassion to flourish in our society

Our Goal

Our Goal is to cultivate compassionate mindset and actions within homes, workplaces and communities.

Our Approach

This is being accomplished through the creation of innovative social programs on compassion in academia, business and media.

The following four qualities holistically define our efforts at Charter for Compassion Pakistan


Charter for Compassion subscribes to the policy of ‘Education for All’- that education is a utility that is a right in itself and not a privilege of select few. With this aim in mind, we have been actively working in both underserved and ... Read more


We function on the golden rule, to ’treat others the same way we would wish to be treated’; hence subscribing to Karen Armstrong’s philosophy of compassion that encompasses 9 distinct essential skills. These skills include ... Read more


We help people achieve that agency to engage confidently with all sections of society, and we have undertaken specific action-based programs for people of different age-groups, genders and overall social conditions. We empower ... Read more

Working Together

Charter for compassion has always designed context-specific programs, for it believes that for its success, it needs to actively involve all the stakeholders – the community, the beneficiaries as well as our own staff too. Read more

News And Events


Consul General Grace Shelton and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah witnessed the signing between Sindh School Education Department and Beaconhouse, Sukkur –IBA, and Indus Resource Centre ...

Charter for Compassion at the Karachi Literature Festival

We had an opportunity to host a session at the 2015 KLF. We dedicated the session to Compassionate Karachi, which is in support of the I AM Karachi campaign.

Compassionate Community Network

Compassionate Community Network was started by CfC and focuses on three main stake holders of the society; children, parents and schools. The aim is to instill the nine compassionate skills in them.

School Network

The Compassionate School Network initiative is the first of its kind in the world and is a locally grown initiative and idea inspired by the Charter for Compassion.


Our Partners