Jan 24, 2011

Position holders live up to expected progress

The management of Zindagi Trust acknowledges the important role of its donors and well wishers who has joined hands with us to eradicate illiteracy.  With their support our primary graduated students are now studying in Mainstream Secondary Schools.  

Zindagi Trust students in the government and private sectors schools across Pakistan have made great progress in their schools. This is evident from the monthly reports of their teachers and principals.

It is heartening to know that position holders live up to expected progress in the new environment as well. Apart from their academic performance, Zindagi Trust students are recognized for their punctuality, regularity and cooperativeness amongst their class fellows.

Zindagi Trust Regional Academic Teams stay in touch with the students and encourage them during monthly meetings towards showing good academic performance and confidently practicing social skills.

Above mentioned achievements motivate us and all those working with us to believe that nothing is impossible.

A big Thank you to our donors and well-wishers for their tremendous support!

Jan 21, 2011

Good Nutrition is the Bedrock of Lifelong Health

Zindagi Trust Management proudly shares with their donors that the Breakfast program has entered its third phase where children have started practicing, how to fetch breakfast from the counter following a laid down drill. Through this drill children are moulded in to a disciplined and civil member of the society. We believe that children need to be drilled to accept and follow laid down boundaries early in age so as to become law abiding citizens of the future.

We also appreciate children’s parents’ support which guides us about their children’s habits and the way to deal with. Parents’ comments are very encouraging in terms of their children’s health. They feel that their children now avoid eating junk food from the street’s vendors. They also realize the fact that healthy choices at early ages support children to make them healthy and they are able to take positive decisions as they grow. Breakfast program has proven that establishing healthy habits in childhood can promote behavior changes capable of lasting a lifetime.

Finally, Zindagi Trust with this slogan “Good nutrition is the bedrock of lifelong health”, is thankful to all its donors, parents and well-wishers because without their support it could not have been possible

Dec 2, 2010

Success:3 PTL Schools Wins Surf Excel Contest 2010

Surf Excel presented world’s largest Design For Change School Contest all across the globe over 50,000 schools. Last year it was initiated in India and was applauded the world over to a great extent. This year 25 countries participated in the contest (list of countries) and Pakistan was one of these. The contest was geared primarily towards students from classes 3-8 (8 to 13 years old) and induced Pakistani children to spread “I Can” philosophy amongst young generation in Pakistan to solve the world's greatest challenges.

About Contest
The contest timeline was from August, 2010 to October, 2010. Children were encouraged to visualize solutions to the problems that they face and execute them. It was 4 steps process; Feel-Imagine-Do and Share (Detail). Through this contest children got the exposure to sharpen up their creative and problem solving skills that each child possesses and is very crucial to nurture early childhood education.


Zindagi Trust Paid-to-learn Schools Win Three Prizes
From Pakistan 200 schools participated in the contest. (list of schools) Three Zindagi Trust PTL schools children across Pakistan at large tackled issues related to their own context and showed their commitment to change Pakistan and won; Jinnah Prize, Quickest Impact and Most Environmentally Friendly prizes among the seven categories.(categories detail). Zindagi Trust is proud of its students who proved that they will be among the leaders who are trying to bring change in Pakistan.


Results
Surf Excel team received 200 entries from all over Pakistan. Out of 200 entries 35 were declared winners. It was a very difficult task for the jury to group thirty five winning projects for this year’s Design for Change Pakistan contest by category. (Jury Profile)

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