Project Location within Country:
District Badin Sindh Province
Name of Client:
Start Date (Month/year):1st January, 2015
Expected Completion Date: 31st December, 2015
Description of Project
The British Council and Educate A Child (EAC) have come together to support and implement this project in over 60 Districts of Pakistan to improve primary school enrolment and retention. By 2016 the project aims to enroll 135,000 children aged 5 to 11 years in government primary schools and ensure that each child completes the primary school cycle. Educate A Child (EAC) is a new global initiative launched by Her Highness Sheikha Mozza bint Nasser of Qatar, which specifically aims to reduce the number of children worldwide who are not going to schools yet.
Identification and training of 300 Volunteer force ( young people aged 18 to 32 years).
Utilizing the trained volunteers to run enrolment and retention campaigns to enroll and retain 3000 boys and girls in schools.
Activation and Mobilization of 4-5 Mohalla Committees to support enrolment and retention
Implementation of a Sports Training and Life Skill Education component titled ‘DOSTI’ in selected schools.
Managing and maintaining an online data base to track enrolments and retention for each child.