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, 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.
  • Alumni of Korangi Academy
      2013 1 Sohail Khan B.E. (Electronics)- IU 2 Saqib Ali BBA -IBA 3 Baber Ali Film Making- NCA 4 Haris Hashmi BBA -FAST 5 Shahzaib Usman B.E-NED 6 Usman Ghani BBA –IU 7 Dania Abbas MBBS- KMDC 8 Naziran…Read more ›
  • Landmark Successes of Students
  • Scholarships for the Students of KA
    iEARN Pakistan English Access Micro Scholarship Program Mr. Tariq Ayaz was selected for 15 days Camp in Turkey   YES -Youth Exchange and Study Program Following students were selected for YES Program: Sawera Sheikh Kiran Noor Anum Mushtaq Imran Khan…Read more ›
  • 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 […]
  • News & Updates
    CDSS NEWSLETTERS: CDSS Newsletter First Edition July, 2014 CDSS Newsletter Second Edition July, 2014 CDSS Newsletter Third Edition February, 2015 CDSS Newsletter Forth Fall Edition 2015 CDSS Newsletter Fifth Summer Edition 2016 CDSS Newsletter Sixth Edition, 2017 CDSS Newsletter Seventh…Read more ›