Supporting Poor Girls in Higher Education

by Hamdam Development Organization

Summary

The overall objective of this project is to improve the educational status of poor girls to meet the Millennium development goals. Through this project will providing financial support to 50 young girls from poor families seeking to pursue higher education in District Tank of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. This project will be provided concrete financial support for 50 poor girls approaching the conclusion of their studies include educational materials, school/college and accommodation

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Challenge

More than 573 million women and girls worldwide are illiterate. The child of a literate mother has a 50% greater chance of surviving past age 5. Children with educated mothers are 50% more likely to go to school. Throughout history, girls' education has been a contested social, economic, political, and religious issue in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Studies suggest that the root causes of this gender gap are multifaceted and complex. Poverty, the lower status of women in society.

Solution

The specific objectives of the project are to initiate the community to advocate for support and education of poor girls, to increase the enrollment of students in the secondary school/college, to increase the access of girls to higher education, to change the life condition of poor girls through higher education and to empower the households of poor girls economically. Major activities to be carried out are selecting poor girls and supported aid and conducting community meeting.

Long-Term Impact

Ensuring that % of poor Girls enroll higher education; Ensuring that % of poor Girls complete higher education; and Educational status of poor girls improved.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

https:/​/​www.hamdam.org.pk

Organization Information

Hamdam Development Organization

Location: D.I.Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan
Website: https:/​/​www.hamdam.org.pk
Project Leader:
Abdul Ghafoor
D.I.Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

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