Our Vision is to provide free, high-quality education
to enable social mobility!


Door of Awareness aims to empower deprived part of the society
by facilitating them through quality education, vocational training
to contribute in social and econonmic development of Pakistan.


Established in 2007, Door of Awareness (DOA) is a not-for-profit organization set up to aid and educate the underprivileged students of rural and urban areas of Pakistan.

Our aim is to provide free quality education to students who come from underprivileged backgrounds. The goal is to enable to attain social mobility via education and provide our beneficiaries with the means to a better and brighter future. Door of Awareness has a targeted approach towards various pockets of underprivileged and marginalized communities. In addition to arming our students with education and employable skills, they need to transform their social condition. We also embed tolerance and open mindedness among them and encourage them to think in a positive way.


Mrs. Ruba Humayun

Founder and Chairperson of Door of Awareness (DOA), is also a member of DOA Lions Club Lahore, Vocational Training Institution, Rotary Club Lahore Gardens and President of Inner Wheel Club. She is also member of WCCI. She is Bachelors of Science and Masters in Islamiyat from University of the Punjab. She has been working as social worker and development manager, and is currently the Chairperson of Door of Awareness. Door of Awareness is a non-profit educational welfare organization established in 2007, with the aim to create opportunities for the underprivileged children of rural and urban areas of Pakistan. DOA has been educating young children in most economically deprived areas of the country.

Mrs. Ruba Humayun established the first Slum School in the slums of Gulberg in 2007. With the passion of uplifting the lives of these underprivileged children through education, DOA started educational centers in Johar Town, Model Town, near Rohi Naala, Kot Lakhpat, Bobtian Raiwind Road and Scheme Mor. DOA is operating a network of schools in Lahore for marginalized children living in slums. DOA is providing free vocational training programs to individuals from underprivileged backgrounds. Door of Awareness is committed to enhance education and technical skills of the children from slums and deprived backgrounds by strengthening their intellectual capabilities and train them to be competent, ethical and socially responsible citizens of Pakistan. Ms. Ruba Humayun has been honored by different awards at national level. With a deep understanding of human rights she has developed various sessions on positive thinking. She has extensive experience in conducting trainings on teaching and good governance, and life skills.