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HOPE USA is comprised of dedicated volunteers and staff members who share HOPE Pakistan’s mission and aim to strengthen its various programs. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact us at agboat@hope-ngo.com


Dr Mubina Agboatwalla – Chairperson’s Message: HOPE was started by a group of volunteers who wanted to bring a change in the lives of the poor and impoverished by bringing health and education to their doorsteps.

HOPE was established in 1997 and has grown from a band of street volunteers to a huge national network of schools and hospitals. Health and education are priority areas of HOPE, whereby HOPE is running Maternal and Child Health Centres as well as two hospitals.The HOPE network extends from Karachi in the south to Thatta, Dadu and the mountains of Kashmir . Research activities of HOPE extends from collaborations with the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), WHO, UNICEF among others on topics such as hand washing, Safe water, Safe injections, Poliomyelitis, tuberculosis etc. The education component forms the foundation of of HOPEs activities as without education of children and youth there will be no awareness and enlightment. The future vision of HOPE is to expand its activities in other remote areas of Pakistan. With Gods help HOPE will go where others have not dared. We are but just a drop in the ocean, but we will strive to change the lives of the people we touch.


Aamir Jamil is the President of HOPE USA. Mr. Aamir Jamil is President and co-founder of Altanova Corporation. Altanova Corp. designs and manufactures IC test interface hardware for all IC manufacturers worldwide. Headquarter are at San Jose and CA USA, with branch offices in Austin Texas, Phoenix Arizona, San Jose, Costa Rica and Karachi, Pakistan. Mr. Aamir graduated from Purdue University in 1992 in the field of Electrical Engineering. He has been working in Semiconductor Test Industry for the last 18 years. Mr. Aamir Jamil was introduced to HOPE last year (2009) and since then has been an avid supporter of HOPE. Committed to the HOPE vision, he is the promoter of the HOPE cause in the Silicon Valley.


Danish Agboatwala is the co-founder of HOPE USA. He currently resides in New York, NY where he works at an investment bank. He recently completed his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a focus in Finance.


Zafar Shah is one of HOPE’s leading coordinator and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area , California. He is a graduate from Pakistan with major in Economics. By profession, he is a HR / Admin manager. He has a long history of volunteering in different Non Profit Organizations the Rotary Club. He is also affiliated with Urdu Academy of North America.


Shafath Syed lives in the San Francisco Bay Area in California with his wife Fareena and his daughter Imaan who was recently adopted through HOPE. By profession he is a marketing manager at Adobe Systems and worked at other high technology companies including Apple and Microsoft. He has a long history of volunteering in the Muslim community and is currently the president of SBIA (South Bay Islamic Association) as well an executive committee member of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations).


Naveed Agboatwala Asst. Coordinator, HOPE USA is Berkeley graduate with majors in Electrical Engineering and computer science – with a Bachelors Degree. He is presently working as Software Development Manager at EMC Corporation. He is involved in work at IECRC. He is based in California and looking after the HOPE USA Affairs.


Qaiser Shareef: Qaisar Shareef concluded a nearly 30-year career with Procter & Gamble in 2011. He joined the company in 1981 in Cincinnati, Ohio and served in several roles within the US and in P&G’s international operations in Marketing and in General Management. Most recently, he headed up the P&G operations in Pakistan; a role in which he served until early 2011, before returning back to the US. Prior to this role in Pakistan he worked as Marketing Director, Global Operations at the P&G Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In 1991, Qaisar launched the Procter & Gamble subsidiary in Pakistan and served as Country Manager for 5 years, following which he was transferred to Ukraine as the head of P&G operations there.

In 2006 he was once again assigned to head up P&G operations in Pakistan. He has headed up P&G’s business in Pakistan for over 10 years. During his assignment in Pakistan Qaisar was twice elected to the Management Committee of the Overseas Chamber of Commerce in Karachi. He served as chair of the the taxation and CSR subcommittees of this chamber. He was also twice elected to the Executive Committee of the American Business Council in Pakistan. This chamber has recently named Qaisar as their representative to the US Pakistan Business Council in Washington DC.

During his time as country head at P&G Pakistan, Qaisar worked closely with several non profit organizations engaged in providing education to the under privileged and in disaster relief. He continues to serve on the board of some of these organizations. He is presently serving on the board of HOPE USA, and the Executive Committee of US Pakistan Foundation.

Qaisar has a bachelor of science degree in management from the Middle East Technical University, in Ankara, Turkey, and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati, in Ohio.


Dr.Hera Kamdar: Dr.Hera Kamdar is graduated from medical school at the top of her class . Along with her goals to serve humanity as a health care provider, she also hopes to make a difference through her involvement with social & charitable works. She is currently on the Board of Directors for HOPE USA, a non-profit charitable organization working to provide urgent health and education services to the disadvantaged in Pakistan through


Dr.Sana Kamdar: Dr.Sana Kamdar, as a fresh medical graduate, is excited to be a part of the Board of the Directors for HOPE USA, a non-profit charitable organization working to provide urgent health and education services to the disadvantaged in Pakistan through HOPE PAKISTAN. She hopes by getting involved on a global scale so she can really make a difference for humanity as a whole.