Let Kids Be Kids-Save girls against child marriage

by Sindh Community Foundation

Summary

The project is aimed to protect 50 adolescent girls of 5 villages of District Tando Muhammad Khan at risk of early marriages through provision of educational support by provision of transportation support to continue further education from 8th grade to matriculation. Families of these 50 adolescent girls have poor socio-economic profile and poor means of livelihoods and unable to bear expenses of further education of their girls so these girls vulnerable to early marriages.

$0
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
6
months

Challenge

It was found during SCF survey that a number of 50 adolescent girls who have passed middle school are passing middle school in five villages l but due to unavailability of the nearby school in their locality their parents could not be bearing extra travel cost to send them to get further education thus its is a risk for those girls to be victim of early marriages because parents have poor means of livelihoods mostly they are farmers and land less peasants or wages workers.

Solution

The project solve this problem through parents mobilization and awareness on worst impact of early marriages and legal aspects of Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act 2013 and importance of girls education. The project will support 50 girls with transportation cost for at least one years and beyond till they complete a certain level of education from six to 8th and from 8th to 10th classes. Those girls will take coaching classes for more 150 uneducated in their respective villages.

Long-Term Impact

200 Adolescent girls have improved protection against early marriages Male female communities are aware on importance of girls education 50 Adolescent girls are coaching other 150 girls in their villages thus girls have increased literacy rate

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

https:/​/​www.scfpk.org
'Couple's CNICs be made a must to check child marr
Plays highlight impact of early marriage on girls'
Meeting to discuss Child Marriage Restraint Act he
'Girls' education core of women empowerment'

Organization Information

Sindh Community Foundation

Location: Hyderabad, Pakistan - Pakistan
Website: https:/​/​www.scfpk.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @na
Project Leader:
Javed Hussain
Hyderabad, Pakistan

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Pakistan or in Education that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.