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15 Nov 2018

Citizens Archive Pakistan

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 and is dedicated to cultural and historic preservation. CAP is currently operating in Karachi and Lahore, with a broad outreach across Pakistan. Seeking to educate the community, CAP fosters an awareness of Pakistan's history and instills pride in its citizens about their heritage. CAP has focused its attention on the tradition of oral storytelling in Pakistan, emphasizing the importance of such narratives in a dialogue on national identity. 

The CAP has three main goals:

  • To preserve and provide access to the archive; 
  • To build and support educational programs and; 
  • To develop educational products based on the testimonies collected. 

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