Project information

Furniture for CARE-adopted government schools

The CARE Foundation adopted 187 under-resourced government schools in 2016, many of which lack furniture. The underprivileged children we teach work extremely hard but we need chairs and tables to create an adequate learning environment. It take just £7 to provide a chair and £10 for a table.

January 2017 - April 2017

Charity information: CARE Pakistan

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  • Need

    Need

    The CARE Foundation is one of Pakistan's largest NGO's, providing free education to underprivileged children under a unique public-private partnership model, whereby it adopts failing and under-resourced government schools and manages them, installing well-trained, highly qualified teachers and managers, carrying out infrastructure repairs and providing critical facilities such as water coolers and toilets, and most of all the belief that all children are equal and deserve a quality education.

    Solution

    CARE Pakistan is fundraising to provide essential school furniture for its 187 newly adopted schools, many of which do not have tables and chairs for teachers and students. Every pound raised will help provide necessary furniture for our classrooms so our students are studying in a comfortable learning environment.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide necessary furniture for newly adopted CARE schools.

    Activities

    » Fundraising to generate the resources to provide furniture to schools that require it.

    We expect test results, enrolment rates & retention rates for students to increase dramatically as we provide resources necessary for an adequate, comfortable learning environment


  • Impact

    Impact

    As we improve facilities in our newly-adopted schools, we expect local families to choose CARE schools over poor quality private schools for their children's education, saving money on school fees.
    Seeing the quality of facilities & education provided by CARE, parents will be incentivised to ensure they educate their children & keep them enrolled in school longer rather than putting them in labour, hence offering them the opportunity to pull themselves, their families & community out of poverty

    Risk

    The project is relatively risk-free as resources generated will go directly to the provision of furniture for our schools.

    Reporting

    We will provide regular updates on improvements in the schools' facilities, as well as photographic evidence. We can also provide testimonials from students and parents. All donors are welcome to visit our schools at any time should they wish to do so.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £12,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £7,000 1000 chairs At £7/chair, we aim to provide chairs to 1000 students
      £5,000 500 tables At £10/table, we aim to provide 500 tables for students.
  • Background

    Location

    The schools that CARE has recently adopted are located across the Punjab province of Pakistan.

    Beneficiaries

    All the children studying in our schools will benefit directly from the project. The teaching staff, and families of the students will benefit indirectly from the improved facilities being offered to their students/children. The community will benefit from having a good quality school that offers the necessary facilities for children to get a quality education.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The CARE Foundation has been adopting schools since 1990; we run the largest number of schools than any other education provider (excluding the government) in the country, and have immense experience in improving the quality of our adopted schools rapidly and at low cost, because we do not invest in bricks and mortar. By adopting existing low quality government schools , we can divert resources directly to critical facilities and quality teaching.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    CARE Schools Area Managers

    The CARE Area Managers are extremely experienced individuals who have been managing clusters of schools for decades.

    CARE School Cluster And School Managers

    The cluster and school managers ensure the regular smooth functioning of schools, and monitor all activities and facilities in the CARE schools.

    CARE Head Office

    The CARE head office liaises closely with area managers and cluster managers so as to maintain constant checks and monitoring of schools.

A 16 year old supporter visits CARE schools

"Education is a great equaliser. But only an equal education can equalise. Together, we can transform lives and change destinies, one child at a time."

Seema Aziz, Founder and Chairperson of CARE Foundation