Background & History

Background of the SEPLAA Foundation:

The name SEPLAA was coined by the Founder, Mrs. Ammara Farooq Malik, in November 2008  and it stands for the ‘Seeds of Education, Policy & Legal Awareness Association’.

The NGO ‘SEPLAA Foundation’ was then registered in April 2010 under the Societies Act 1860 (Act XXI of 1860) with a specified Memorandum of Association, to work in the areas of education and empowerment and socio legal reform through awareness publications and dialogues.

From 2008 to 2016, SEPLAA Foundation founding members and team have worked in the areas of health, environment, education and empowerment, society and law producing a marked impact and documented results.

In 2013, an important project was launched in Lahore under SEPLAA Enterprises called the Impact Change Xcelerator (ICx) SEPLAA which partnered with the SEPLAA Foundation, this was a social entrepreneurship incubator for peacebuilding, created for youth and women. In April 2014, the project was also launched in Southern Punjab (Bahawalpur) in partnership with the Islamia University of Bahawalpur as ICx SEPLAA at IUB.

The SEPLAA Foundation continues to grow with various projects in girl child, youth and women empowerment.