Yes, there is social welfare in Pakistan. The Baitussalam Social Welfare Association (BSWA) is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-political organization (NGO). The BSWA started its journey in 1978. It provides free legal aid to poor people, women, children and the elderly by collecting donations from the rich, the government and other institutions. The PSWA also provides social, educational and vocational services to the underprivileged segments of the society.