History of CDSS

  • Centre for Development of Social Services (CDSS) was established in 2001 by INFAQ Foundation (formerly BCCI Foundation) created by Agha Hasan Abedi, Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Posthumous) the well known banker and philanthropist, in 1981.
  • CDSS is registered as a Society under the Societies Act of 1860. (Download CDSS Registration Certificate)
  • The origin of CDSS was the vision of Agha Hasan Abedi to create a township of social services with special focus on low income families and their children.
  • Located in Korangi, an under-developed area of Karachi, Pakistan, CDSS is spread over 72 acres of land and to date, around Rs.400 million have been spent on development of  buildings and infrastructure.
  • It’s never too late! IETC – Education for Girls
    INFAQ Education & Training Centre (IETC) was established in August 2003 with a purpose to train the teachers for Korangi Academy. As the Centre sailed through its journey it experienced avenues which could lead the challenging tasks that lay ahead. It found out that the environment existing in the community needed INFAQ’s attention and support […]