The Walled City of Lahore Authority is a semi-government organization in Lahore, established and funded by the Government of Punjab for the conservation, planning and development, regulation, and management of the Walled City of Lahore. The organization works autonomously and was established in 2012 after Provincial Assembly of the Punjab amended the Walled City of Lahore Bill 2011 to create the authority. It looks after the heritage sites in the area and specifies penalties for damaging buildings or setting up encroachments as well runs the functions of the Old City of Lahore. The authority also helps promote cultural activities and tourism in Lahore.
Eye on Ivy is immensely pleased to announce that we have signed an MoU with Microfinance Opportunities. Microfinance Opportunities is a global non-profit committed to understanding the economic realities of low-income and marginalized people. By describing and analyzing these realities MFO informs the policies and practices of government, the private sector, multilateral organizations, civil society, and low-income and marginalized people themselves. MFO does this through the collection, analysis, and visualization of data, and the dissemination of the results through interactive and engaging materials and education efforts. MFO is known for its delivery of practical interventions and innovative solutions, designed to support the creation and enhancement of enabling environments necessary for the development of financial capabilities and financial wellbeing of low-income consumers. Interns recommended by Eye on Ivy will gain first-hand practical experience of the methodologies and efforts of MFO.
RubiTron Labs (RTL) is an outcome-driven IoT Innovation, Research & Incubation Center designed to engage with latest IoT technologies and industrial IoT trends. Based on CSR, this initiative promotes use of technology and expedites IoT adoption in Pakistan. RTL delivers a robust platform for upcoming technology and business leaders to engage into research, development and application of futuristic IoT solutions in close coordination with leading manufacturers. RTL provides a research lab along with fundamental research tools with international affiliations to conduct research and contribute to real IoT projects and startups in Pakistan. This technological platform aims to provide students with adequate training, mentorship as well as an independent learning programme for them to instill their education in practical assignments and projects. Their contribution in research of various technology projects will play a major role in their ability to apply technical skills and learned knowledge to real-world market-specific scenarios. This platform aims to transform the research process of IoT technology, and includes initiatives that allow students to explore how IoT technologies can be implemented in businesses which will improve business productivity and efficiency. Our innovation center fills the gap between academia and IoT industry and serves as a bridge for students to traverse, and result in capacity building.
Door of Awareness
Door of Awareness is a non-profit, non-political organization, playing its role for a better Pakistan. Provision of education to the poor is one of the biggest hurdles that Pakistan faces. Door of Awareness aims to work consistently in order to make its contribution towards filling this gap that exists in our society through establishing schools and training centers in the city of Lahore. The organization provides free of cost education to the children living in slums/shanties of Lahore by working closely with the local residents as well as the parents of the children enrolled in order to make them aware of the importance of education. The Door of Awareness has a two-fold aim of imparting education and enhancing the employability of the poor in order to enable them to earn sustainable livelihood for themselves.
Allied Engineering Consultants
The company was founded in 1966. Years later, the firm has grown into a national operation serving the nation’s largest companies. Their designs and projects have been acknowledged nationwide. Their recruitment and professional development programs have earned them a reputation as a leadership factory for future engineering firms. The firm remains true to its initial mission: to help their clients make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements in their engineering projects and to build a great firm that is able to attract, develop, excite, and retain exceptional people. They also help a diverse group of government, institutions, and nonprofit organizations with their engineering challenges.
Beti is a media and advocacy program that focuses on behavioral change and aims to work towards the financial and social alleviation and inclusion of women and the girl child. It stands against misogyny and identifies the behavioral factors that lead to the mistreatment of young girls and women. Beti, is a campaign that will be the driving force in giving back women their rights and ensuring the equal representation of women on all levels.
Guzargah – Walled City Tours!
Guzargah is a sightseeing tour agency established in 2017 with the purpose to (re)discover Lahore. They specialize in curating experiences for foreigners and locals alike around the Walled City of Lahore and surrounding areas.
Kaarvan Crafts Foundation
Kaarvan Crafts Foundation was established in 2004 as a Not-for-Profit company registered under Section 32 and licensed under Section 42 of Companies Ordinance, 1984 Pakistan. Since then, it has successfully carried out diverse projects in remote villages of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Kaarvan strives to create a world of cooperation and collaboration where men and women stand side by side as equal participants. Kaarvan oﬀers opportunities to develop life skills that range from technical skills, learning how to read and write as well as understanding basic ﬁnancial transactions.