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180,000 in CARE schools today.

CARE Pakistan

Help us get to one-million. CARE provides free education to over 180,000 children in 386 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

180k Children Today. Goal: 1M

18%
50% of top 10 students matriculate
50%
87% total matriculation rate
87%

matriculation rate:  87% teachers employed:  2,800 children educated free:  180,000 schools across Pakistan:  386 graduates with A grade:  1,276 top 10 who matriculate:  50%

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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.

  • Ramadan Mubarak from all our future stars here at CARE Pakistan! Make the future bright with your Zakat this Ramadan.

  • Two of our students have managed to acquire the very top positions in the 2015 Secondary Board Exams, Lahore! Shamrooz Ali achieved the FIRST position overall in Lahore, scoring 992 out of 1100 marks in the Humanities category (among boys). Shamrooz is a student of CARE-Adopted Government Public Model High School, Nainsukh Shahdara. Amna Saleem came in THIRD position out of the whole of Lahore. She scored 1012 out of 1100 marks in the Humanities category (among girls). Amna attends … read more

  • The students of CARE Foundation participated in the first ever COMSATS International Model United Nations Conference (CIMUN), held at COMSATS Lahore from the 20th to 23rd March 2015. Under the auspices of its Social Responsibility Programme, CIMUN ’15 sponsored two delegations, comprising of a total of eighteen students from CARE Foundation. The host team had assigned the CARE students to represent the delegations of Norway (Team A) and Sweden (Team B). After days of challenging and rigorous debating, two students from CARE Foundation … read more

  • Businesswoman and philanthropist Seema Aziz has changed thousands of lives through her vision that it is every child’s right to have an education. Through the Care Foundation, she gives the children of Pakistan a brighter future, Samar Al Sayed writes Her children have long left school, but hundreds of thousands more can thank a Pakistani philanthropist and businesswomen for their own education. At 63, Seema Aziz continues to run her business and foundation with equal passion. “Some told me education … read more

  • CARE Goes to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa! CARE is thrilled to announce the launch of its school in Kohat, named the CARE High School – Malik Shaheed Campus. The new school was formally inaugurated on the 7th of April, 2015, with an enrollment of 100 children. This school is CARE’s 1st educational project in KPK province, and goes in line with its mission of empowering the underprivileged children of Pakistan through quality education. CARE is working diligently to eradicate illiteracy from Pakistan; … read more

  •   — In Commemoration of the Peshawar Army Public School Attack Victims —            One month on from the Peshawar School Attack tragedy, in which 141 innocent children lost their lives, CARE Pakistan is more determined than ever in its mission to empower Pakistan’s youth through quality education. To honour the memory of the young victims, CARE has launched a pioneering 141 School Adoption Programme, through which it will adopt 141 Government Schools in failing conditions; each corresponding to one of the … read more

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  • 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