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Shahid Afridi Foundation(SAF) was founded by Shahid Afridi, a Pakistani Cricketer popularly known as “ BOOM BOOM” worldwide. Started in 2014 SAF, is non a profit organization in Pakistan, with an aim to improve the conditions of underprivileged communities in terms of Education, Healthcare service, Access to Water and Sports Rehabilitation


We aspire to become the source for transforming lives of the underprivileged communities in Pakistan and across the globe.


To enable access to education, healthcare services, and clean water across Pakistan, empowering underprivileged communities for a better future.


Shahid Afridi – Chairman

“We are committed to provide better education, health services and access to water amongst underprivileged communities.”

Jahangir Khan – President

“SAF wants to spread HOPE to underprivileged communities. The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.”

Global Team





South Africa

Pakistan Board: Charity registration# BOR – 2014 – 11 – 554

Shahid Afridi – Chairman At the young age of 16, an all-rounder cricketer stunned the world of cricket with his outstanding performance and went to set unbeatable records in his career. It was during his cricketing career that he invested his time in a mission to improve the lives of the underprivileged and founded his charitable organization vis Shahid Afridi Foundation, where he also serves as the Global Chairman and one of the Trustees.

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Rizwan Ahmed – Chair is responsible for the operational side of Shahid Afridi Foundation, with a plethora of experience revolving around corporate banking, validating his exposure to commerce & marketing backgrounds. Rizwan Ahmed has been associated with SAF for over three years now and he is the Country Director & Global Operational Head of SAF.

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Ali Raza – Member After graduating from LSE, Ali followed his passion and joined the fashion industry , starting off with a fashion house by the name of Zardozi in Lahore, gradually expanded to other cities. In 2013, Ali expanded his career into real estate and offset packaging. Ali serves as a trustee on SAF Board bringing his corporate experience and network to work towards SAF’s mission.

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Ozair Saboor – Member CEO of the Global Brand Marketing of the International brand, MEIJI, he brings with him an enormous wealth of experience and leadership qualities which is cardinal for the journey of SAF and its vision to serve the nation.

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Mushtaq Afridi – Member A young and successful businessman who brings along with him his passion and will to serve the underprivileged communities of Pakistan. A cricketer himself, he is one of the leaders behind the noble endeavor of SAF.

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USA Board: Charity 501(c) (3) Registration #46-4818082

Najam Usmani – Chair is perfectly cast in the role of “leader extraordinaire.” He heads the USA Chapter of SAF, and has an illustrious 24-year corporate and entrepreneurial career. As many as 2700 employees would attest to his influential style as he hired, trained and launched their careers. 

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Dr. Attique Samdani – Vice ChairMD is a board-Certified Medical Oncologist and a partner and Co- Owner of Virginia Cancer Institute, Richmond, Virginia, USA. He began his medical training at Khyber Medical College at the University of Peshawar in Pakistan

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Dr Mamoon Iqbal – Member is a National Merit Scholar who graduated fromThe advanced 7yr BA-DDS program at New York University as one of the youngest graduates. Following graduation, Dr Iqbal completed a fellowship in Implant Surgery at NYU and was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the same institution. Dr. Iqbal is a real estate entrepreneur

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Dr Imran Sharief – Treasurer Dr. Imran Sharief qualified from Dow Medical College, continuing his medical journey in the USA. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine & is also has Real Estate businesses.

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Itrat Sharief – Member Itrat Sharief plays a pivotal role in implementing internal controls at Shahid Afridi Foundation (USA), guiding through sustainable developmental goals. goals.Itrat is the CEO of a Real Estate Investment Group includes buying, selling and building

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Farah Usmani – Member is a philanthropist and HR administrator in Charlotte , North Carolina .She likes to lend her time to women empowerment causes . She serve on two boards- the Jamie Kimball foundation for courage and The Shahid Afridi foundation . 

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Dr. Rafia Samdani – Member is a family physician currently working with Bon Secours Health System in Richmond Virginia. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is a graduate of Khyber Medical College, Pakistan.

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UK Board: Charity Registration# 1163657

Shahid Sheikh-OBE – Chair an entrepreneur and Managing Director of Clifton Packaging Group Ltd. Shahid has been awarded Export Champion for the DiT (Department of Industry and Trade). Shahid was the first Asian Chairman of Leicestershire IoD (Institute of Directors) and also the first Asian to be appointed onto the Board of Directors

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Australia Board: Charity Registration # ABN: 97 642 657 010

Syed Atif Faheem – Chair is an Information Technology and Management professional serving the industry for over 18 years. He is working as a technical professional at ServiceNow – a cloud platform company for the past several years. Atif is very passionate about helping mankind and promoting the positive image of Pakistan in Australia.

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Erum Atif – Member is an Information Technology professional graduated from Fast-ICS Karachi, she has served in various technology companies in Pakistan closely working with Silicon valley, California.

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South Africa Board: Charity Registration # 2018/104091/08

Rehan Ilyas Khan has done double graduation in Sciences and Commerce from Karachi University. He did his Post Graduate Diploma in System Analysis and Design from Petroman Karachi.

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