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CARE Pakistan

170,000 in CARE schools today.

Help us get to one-million. CARE provides free education to over 170,000 children in 247 schools across Pakistan. Our schools achieve exceptional academic performance. In fact, our schools achieve similar academic results to private education but with no costs to the students. CARE students go on to become doctors, lawyers, engineers and, of course, teachers. Many of our current teachers are CARE graduates themselves.

1 Million children by 2018

170k Children Today. Goal: 1M

17%
50% of top 10 students matriculate
50%
87% total matriculation rate
87%

87% matriculation rate - 2,210 teachers employed - 170,000 children educated for free - 247 schools across Pakistan - 1,276 graduated with an A grade - 50% of students in top 10 matriculate

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  1. November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Indoor Cricket Tournament at Lords
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  • Fahad is a Class 4 student from Nishat CARE High School in Sheikhupura. His father is a folding manager at the neighbouring Nishat Mills. Eleven-year-old Fahad’s favourite subject is mathematics all because his favourite teacher, Sir Shabaz, makes it so enjoyable for him. With a sombre expression, Fahad clarifies that he is very serious about pursuing Maths through university because he would like to be an engineer that specialises in fixing planes for the Air Force. He has already decided … read more

  • Rabia Ashiq has made history, not only as a CARE student but as a Pakistani female athlete too by participating in the Summer Olympics 2012 in London. Hailing from a modest background, Rabia attended a CARE-adopted school in the village of CharrarPind in Lahore. As a student at school, she always excelled at sports and especially in running. With the support of her teacher Ms. Ghazala she competed in several inter-city and inter-school events. Although she initially received a lot … read more

  • Azam completed his matriculation from CARE-I High School in Iqbal Town, District Sheikhupura in 1998. He went on to pursue his MBBS from King Edward Medical College, Lahore on a CARE scholarship. He later joined Mayo Hospital as a doctor, and rose to the position of Registrar. Dr. Azam is currently in the final year of his FCPS, a five-year training program run by the Punjab Institute of Cardiology. After completing the program, he hopes to work at PIC as … read more

  • Prior to joining the CARE Foundation, Ali was just an average disillusioned dreamer. Someone who had a lot of hopes and aspirations but no reassurance of turning them into a reality. CARE Foundation gave him a solid education and enough confidence to guide his way through all academic and professional situations. He owes a huge part of his success to the ‘Access to English’ programme, which made a government school student as proficient in English as a native speaker. Astonishing … read more

  • Umama is a shy seven year old in class 2 at Nishat CARE high school in Sheikhupura. Her father works as a loom manager at Faisal looms at Nishat Mills. The youngest of four siblings, Umama, is so inspired by her teacher that she would like to be pursue teaching for senior classes when she grows up.

  • In a first for the London Mela, an Asian Non-Governmental Organisation will be the official partner for the festival, CARE Pakistan. The Mela has traditionally been the biggest event for the South-Asian community in England, attracting up to 80,000 people every year to its doors. CARE Pakistan is the third ever charity partner of the London Mela, following only Oxfam and the British Heart Foundation in previous years of the event. CARE is Pakistan’s largest educational NGO and vital given … read more

  • NGO CARE Pakistan is the third ever charity partner of the London Mela In a first for the London Mela, an Asian Non-Governmental Organisation will be the official partner for the festival, CARE Pakistan. The Mela has traditionally been the biggest event for the South-Asian community in England, attracting up to 80,000 people every year to its doors. CARE Pakistan is the third ever charity partner of the London Mela, following only Oxfam and the British Heart Foundation in previous … read more

  • Pakistani Adventure Runner Ziyad Rahim achieved the ‘Marathon Grand Slam’ in 41 Days and 20 hours to earn himself a place in the record books. He set the fastest time to complete a marathon on each continent and the North Pole. The Guinness World Record for the fastest time to complete a marathon on all seven continents and the North Pole was set by Ziyad Rahim from Qatar on 9 April 2013. The world record was completed at the Geographic North … read more

  • The saris and kurtas descended on Buckingham Gate, not to call on Her Majesty the Queen but gathered instead under the auspices of another crown, The Taj St. James, to celebrate the launch of Mustang Productions, in aid of Care Pakistan. Dev Joshi superbly reminisced the ghazals of Jagjit Singh and Mehdi Hassan, among other prominent legends of sub-continental music. The glittering event was attended by prominent members of the Asian community including Lord Noon, Dr. Rami Ranger OBE, Suhel Seth, Dr. … read more

  • Saris and kurtas descended on Buckingham Gate, not to call on Her Majesty the Queen but gathered instead under the auspices of another crown, The Taj St. James, to celebrate the launch of Mustang Productions, in aid of Care Pakistan. Dev Joshi superbly reminisced the ghazals of Jagjit Singh and Mehdi Hassan, among other prominent legends of sub-continental music. The glittering event was attended by prominent members of the asian community including Lord Noon, Dr Rami Ranger OBE, Suhel Seth, … read more

  • CARE Founder Seema Aziz is interviewed on BBC World News’s show ‘Impact’. The show focuses on the challenges of providing a good education in a population which continues to grow. Seema discusses the need for education and the lack of schools in Pakistan, stating that ‘it is a myth that the people of Pakistan do not want to send their girls to school’.

  • For the past 25years, millions around the world have been buying elegant clothes and fabrics made by the Pakistan-based textile maker Bareeze. Not many realize that their money helps educate Pakistan’s exploding and underserved youth. One of Pakistan’s leading high-end fashion retailers, Barezee plays a key role in supporting CARE Pakistan (Cooperation for Advancement, Rehabilitation and Education–not related to its U.S.-based namesake), which has set up more than 200 schools in rural areas of northern Pakistan. Bareeze’s cofounder, Seema Aziz (left), says she … read more