DAMEN (Development Action for Mobilization & Emancipation) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in May 1992 under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 with Joint Stock Companies, Lahore, Punjab. DAMEN is working for alternative development at grass-root level in Pakistan. It is an alliance of social scientists, philanthropists and professionals from various fields having significant experience of working with NGOs in and outside Pakistan.

DAMEN is currently regarded as an organization striving for social uplift of marginalized communities through capacity building, microfinance and social sector programs.


Damen has separated its microfinance operations to a new company named Damen Support Programme registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984 as a not-for-profit entity.  For further information please visit (www.damensp.com)