• 6Initiatives Launched
  • 30+ Success Stories
  • 30000+ People Engaged
  • 100+Institutions Participated
  • 132Active Members
  • 9Cities Touched

"To strive towards a future where each individual can discover the opportunities presented by the contemporary world, and possesses the skills to achieve them"


RETO Foundation is a registered non-profit organization.

RETO stands for Reach, Engage and Transform the Outreach. RETO aims to make opportunities more visible for everyone through the platform of education and technology.

We at RETO have boldly taken up this challenge and aspire to deliver opportunities in every aspect of life by providing and improving education. RETO’s special weapons are technology and innovation. We at RETO believe that technology and innovation are the best cost and time effective tools to reach, engage and transform the outreach to every other soul out there.

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Our Programs

  • Shades Pakistan

    Shades is a student-run organization, established in May 2013, which aims to provide a leadership platform to students of underprivileged areas of interior Sindh. The organization follows a Student Co...

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  • Smart Study Program

    We at RETO believe that behind any success, there are equal parts of luck and hard work. While students from rural areas are far ahead than their urban counterparts when it comes to hard work, unfortu...

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  • Self Learner's Initiative

    RETO aims for the Self-Learner’s Initiative (SLI) to be its flagship program. Born out of the team’s experience and interaction with children and graduates of different institutions, the SLI aims to t...

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  • Career Guidance Program

    It is no secret that throughout life one keeps discovering the opportunities that the world has to offer. Some make these discoveries quicker due to their family and surroundings. A majority of people...

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  • Health Chapter

    Health Chapter is established under RETO Foundation as a separate wing to tackle the health issues of rural communities. By the leadership of Dr. Rajwanti Kumari, the chapter is found in collaboration...

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Latest News RETO

Blood Camp COVID-19

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In the wake of CoViD-19 lockdown, an acute blood shortage...

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Exploring Interiors

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Founder of RETO Foundation & Shades Pakistan, Mr. Shahzad Akbar, arranged an excursion trip with the students of Sha...

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Seminar on SDG 16 'Just, peaceful and inclusive societies'

Friday, January 17, 2020

Violent extremism is gaining unwanted traction in the backdrop of heightened cultural and religious conflicts worldwide....

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Recent Stories On Our Blog

The possibilities known yet unknown

Saturday, October 1, 2016

"Sir, if my aim in life is achieved, what do I do?" The question asked during a discussion on Career options with Matriculation and Intermediate stu...

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A New Beginning ... Self-Learning Initiative

Sunday, October 4, 2015

There was a spark! Sindh felt awakened just for that moment; because its children knew they were the ones who lit the candle.

Computers w...

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Education: A way to set free or imprison?

Witnessing the ever crumbling education system in Pakistan, it is time for us now to ech...

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