EDUCATION

EXCELLENCE AND EMPOWERMENT

Muslim Aid Pakistan's pledge for educational
empowerment

Pakistan has the world’s spcond-highest number of out-of-school children (OOSC), reaching an overwhelming estimate of 22.8 million children aged 5-14 who are not attending school. This accounts for 44 percent of the total population within this age group. Notably, there are million children between the ages of 5-9 who are not enrolled in schools. The situation worsens as children advance primary school age, with II million adolescents aged I lacking to formal education. Disparities based on gerider, socio•economic status, and geography significantly contribute to this issue. In Sindh. for example, 52 percent Of the pOOteSt children, including 58 percent Of girls, are out Of school. Similarly, in a Striking 78 percent Of girls face harriers to In Punjab, 13 *rcent Of children Of age to go to primary school are Out Of school. At the middle schi001 level. the percentage Of out-of-school children increases to 21 percent. and at the junior and senior secondary levels. itiincreases to 34 and 47 percent of children. (Unicef, 2022)

 

Demonstrating a long-standing commitment towards educating the masses. children Muslim Aid Pakistan, since its inception in 2005 hasibeen initiating country•vide educational development programs both long-term and short-term programs.

 

Under the Education thetiatic areas, Muslim aid’s most recent program which is now in phase Ill, has achieved exemplary success. Starting from Jtiang in Punjab, following the outstanding reach of the project Muslim Aid has now reached district Loralai in Baluchistan. MGsIim Aid Pakistan completed the First Phase Of the community-based model (CHM-I) in June 2022 and the Second Phase (CÉM•II) began in July 2022 in the district Of Jhang, Punjab. Under this project, Muslim Aid Pakistan has provided support to 15 government schools in district Jhang (Punjab) through the provision of school supplies, repair and maintenance Of school buildings, and Capacity enhancement Of Teachers and Students on model teaching methodology.

At the grassroots level, the MA CBM model offers compre ens.ve support to upgrade the facilities in schools, focusing on aspects such as increasing enrollment. capacity-building of teachers, reviving parent-teacher associations (PTAs), upgrading WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) facilities. establishing Early Childhood Education classroorns. and providing necessary resourtNs  like computers, furniture. and school kits. These interventions have brought about changes in the lives of students. their families. and even their siblings. As a result. the targeted have now improved remarkably in terms Of infrastructure and resources as compared to government primary schools.

Our Project Highlights

Sustainable Water solutions in
Killa Saifullah and Lorelai,
Balochistan

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Sustainable Water solutions in
Killa Saifullah and Lorelai,
Balochistan

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Our Success Stories

Mr. Rahmat Khan

Success Story
winterization and hygiene kits

Mr. Rahmat Khan

Success Story
winterization and hygiene kits

Mr. Rahmat Khan

Success Story
winterization and hygiene kits