Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find a list of common questions bonus new member 100 that may arise regarding how we work and how you can participate.

If you have any additional queries and are unable to find answers in this section, please do not hesitate to get in touch representatives will get back to you as soon as possible.


What is the Senior Management Panel (SMP)?

The Senior Management’s Panel (SMP) is a group of senior management personnel who support the charity with its campaigning and influencer projects, and also give their views on our services - how to improve and expand them. The panel consists of representatives from across the world. Panel members share their views based on their own experiences to help guide the charity’s work and allow us to understand what it’s like to be a young woman in today’s society.

Who can register as volunteer for Solace for Women Trust (SWT)?

Anyone with passion for our cause can become a volunteer.

How can I register as volunteer for SWT?

It's simple. Visit the Become a Volunteer page on our website, fill out the form and we will get back to you. Alternatively, you can contact members of SMP or trustees of SWT.

In what ways can SWT volunteers share their views?

Volunteers can share their views via several avenues - during weekend residentials (held in May and November), during key meetings, focus groups and conferences, by becoming a media volunteer (blogging, interviews etc.), and the SWT Lounge (a safe online Facebook group for young women).

How long is the membership?

The membership remains for a maximum of two years or up until your 40th birthday, whichever comes first. At the end of your membership panel members are encouraged to stay involved with the charity through other opportunites including, Media Volunteering, becoming a SWT Champion or joining the SWT Lounge. Members who turn 31 are encouraged to become SWT Champions where they can continue to campaign for the charity and develop new and exciting fundraising opportunities. Please note that you will not have to pay a membership fee if you have been a panel member. If a panel member finds that the advisory panel is not for them, that’s okay, they just need to let us know.

Where do the Residentials take place?

Residential usually take place in any place of Pakistan twice a year. All members who attend these have their travel, accommodation, food and childcare/caring costs (if needed) paid for so they’re not out of pocket.

Can members bring someone with them to meetings/Residentials?

If members know of people who would like to join SWT then please let us know – we are always willing to recruit new members!

What are the benefits of being a member?

There are many benefits to being a member - they have the chance to meet young women who have had similar experiences, they develop new skills such as communication, networking, teamwork, and presentations, they are helped with pesonal development, they have to the opportunity to shape the services SWT provides, and they can also influence key decisions and policies by sharing their experiences. On occassion, members will be receiving thank you vouchers to use at selected stores for attenting an event or activity. Members will also receive a reference letter from the charity.


How can we donate to SOWT?

Please visit the DONATIONS page for guidance on how to donate.

What donation methods can be used?

At the moment, we are accepting PayPal (valued in $) and wire transfers (valued in PKR).

Can we donate anonymously?

If you wish to remain anonymous with your donations, we will respect that and will not reveal your identity.

Is there a limit to how much I can donate?

You can donate any amount staring at PKR 1. Every contribution, big or small, helps us in a big way.

Can we donate to specific causes?

Every now and then, you will see different causes on the website we are fundraising for. You can choose a specific one, and donate to accordingly.


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