Yes, there are many girls who because of safety and culture are prevented from going to school. However, there are other girls who have always gone to school but are now not able to, because their parents cannot afford the fees. This usually happens overnight. It's shock. Trauma.
Educate a Girl Zakaat is for young girls age 4-16 to help them stay in their schools so they could get proper education which further will help them in achieving their dreams.
Meet Jehanara. She's 5. She has two older sisters and loves going to school. She has loads of friends and is her Urdu teacher's favourite student. She feels special and enjoys learning and being part of the community. When their father lost his job, he couldn't pay the school fees so all three girls were no longer allowed to attend class. She misses her friends, her teachers, the learning, but most of all being part of a community. She is too little to have career plans, but she knows how to read and write and likes giving short speeches in class when asked to speak on a topic. Jehanara likes being spontaneous and speaking off the top of her head. It finds magical. She couldn't wait to get back to school and now because of the Educate a Girl Zakaat fund she can.
Every time you donate to this cause, you are helping a girl stay in school. Perhaps she will do a trade, maybe she will start a business, maybe she won't even work but she will be educated. And, maybe, like Jehanara, she might be starting a journey to a dream that she hadn't dared dream before. All because of you.
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