About SYF

SYF is an independent, flexible, democratic, non-profit youth led Non-governmental organization striving for Peace building, Tolerance and human development in Malakand Region, KP, Pakistan since 1997 with a vision to strive in partnership with community, public and civil society organizations to achieve MDGs for developing a just, peaceful and prosperous society where all have equal access to opportunities irrespective of gender, color, race, religion and status.
SYF was established in 1997 by a group of highly motivated and civic minded youths and was formally registered in 1999 under Social Welfare & Volunteer NGOs Registration and Control Act 1961 government of Pakistan.
Over the last one and a half decade SYF enjoys the history of being a civil society organization committed to work for the socio-economic development of the inhabitants of Malakand Region with the main purpose to bring changes in policies with the help of the locals that can lead them towards a prosperous and peaceful society by promoting volunteerism in youth.


Swat Youth Front strives in partnership with Community, Public & civil society organizations, to develop a just, peaceful and prosperous Society, where all have equal access to opportunities irrespective of gender, colour, race, religion and status.


We are a Youth organization with a vision of promoting human development of the disadvantaged Communities with a gender perspective.



To promote socio-economic empowerment of the underprivileged

To promote gender awareness and sensitivity

To narrow gender gaps in health, education and economic participation

To promote volunteerism in youth for effective change

To enhance the capacity building of CBOs, and CCBs, through participatory development process to benefit the underprivileged of the region.

To achieve MDGs for developing a just, peaceful and prosperous society

To build up the capacity of Human Rights Activists in Malakand Region via publication, seminars and workshops to minimize violation of human rights.


Guiding Principles

Promote poverty reduction as a basic human right;

Promote volunteerism among youth throughout the region

Promote a holistic approach to a just , peaceful and prosperous society

Promote tolerance and peace in the region.

Promote Human Rights as essential in social development and peace-building;

Promote relationships/partnerships within the UN system and with other NGOs.



The organization has completed various developmental, welfare and emergency relief projects in collaboration with international, national and local agencies. SYF is increasingly accessing grants that have stringent financial regulations from accounting to reporting. SYF depends on how effectively and efficiently its resources are managed by those entrusted with that responsibility and therefore SYF has rich experience in maintaining its record including reports and financial papers. The organization believes in sound financial system that shows accountability and transparency

The organization has competent trained staff for maintaining efficient and track records of its accounts. The accounts are audited on annual basis through external charted accountants. Apart from external auditing, the organization has internal audit and monitoring mechanism.