CRDO-Pakistan (Community Research and Development Organization, Pakistan) is a multi-sectoral, non-governmental organization (non- profitable/non-political/non-religious), established & registered in June 2007 under Social Welfare Ordinance 1961 (XLVI 1961) and in December 2009 under the Societies Act, XXI 1860. The core focus of CRDO is to develop a synergy of highly qualified and motivated professionals towards translating the miseries of marginalized and vulnerable communities into prosperity and improved living standards. In its programs, CRDO strives to incorporate cross-cutting themes of gender equity, governance, and sustainability.