Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future

by Dawood Global Foundation - Educate a Girl
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future
Educate a Girl in Pakistan & Give Her a Future

Summary

Provide education to a girl and give her the ability to transform her life, enter the workforce, and have a voice. $100 (+ GlobalGiving fees) covers the entire education of one girl at a partner institute). Join us in not only educating 1 girl, but 1000! We have just completed 1000 girls in Karachi successfully and 250 in Lahore. Your donation will go toward educating girls in Lahore, Pakistan. We are also working toward girls in Hyderabad, Pakistan as well as Balochistan, Pakistan.

$125,000
total goal
$495
remaining
580
donors
4
monthly donors
21
fundraisers
9
years

Challenge

Girls 18-24 in need in Lahore from lower middle class backgrounds, or due to losing their homes from bomb blasts, terrorism and feuds, are unable to continue or afford their studies. Some fathers have lost their jobs or if they have limited funds will educate only the sons. There is also a huge market shortage of jobs and discouragement from hiring women for the few spots as men have to support a family. Women in Pakistan are underrepresented in influential jobs.

Solution

Educate a Girl funds vocational training in leadership, entrepreneurship, leadership, coding, grooming, self-confidence, et al., in partnership with Hashoo Group, British Council, Swiss Consulate, British Deputy High Commission, IBA, Australian High Commission, UNDP, etc. Out of the 2500 deserving girls who have completed our training, 1000 are working or self-employed and 38 have funded the scholarships of other girls, from their first ever paychecks!

Long-Term Impact

Educate a girl and she will do the rest. We are amazed to see several alumni in great jobs, others simply open to life's possibilities and starting businesses and employing others.

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Organization Information

Dawood Global Foundation - Educate a Girl

Location: Karachi, Sindh - Pakistan
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @ladiesfund
Project Leader:
Tara Dawood
Karachi , Sindh Pakistan
$124,505 raised of $125,000 goal
 
1,065 donations
$495 to go
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