Girls Education


Education leads to Rabia’s economic empowerment

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“The sole purpose of women is to do household chores and raise children. Their education is rather poin tless.” I grew up listening to these words. I grew up watching my mother harvesting crops and grazing the cattle. Whenever my parents would have an argument, my maternal grandfather was the only one with enough power to put an end to the fight.  Although, my father was strictly against girls going out of the village for education; […]

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Girls learn skills to earn their own living

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Bedari organized a training session on hand made jewelry for girls benefiting from its girls education program in Chakwal on 25th July, 2016. The training was conducted under “Girls Education Program”. Thirty-five girls attended the training where they were taught different techniques for making jewelry with their hands without using expensive tools/machines. These girls are already being supported in their post primary education. The skill training is the value addition component of the program. It […]

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Update 2 – Good News on Girls Education 1

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Dear Friends, This is with reference to our Appeal for Donations to keep 101 girls in schools for next 6 months. We are really overjoyed to share with you that our partner organization Girls Education International (GEI) has informed us that they have raised sufficient funds, and would be sending the next tranche in a few days. It means that girls can continue with their education for at least one more year. We are grateful to all […]

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For the first time in their lives, girls go out on exposure trip

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Bedari has been running a program ‘Girls’ Post Primary Level Education’ since 2009 with financial support from Girls Education International in district Chakwal of Pakistan. It runs in phases of 5 years, and first was completed in March 2014, while second phase was started in April 2014, and would continue till 2019. In the first phase, Bedari and Girls Education International sent 30 girls from two villages to secondary school, while in the 2nd phase […]

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2nd Phase of Girls’ Education beyond Primary Level launched in Chakwal

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The 2nd phase of Girls Education beyond Primary Level was launched yesterday (June 09, 2014) in Government Girls Primary School Hattar (Tehsil Kalar Kahar, District Chakwal). Mr. Abdul Waheed, District Officer Secondary Education was the chief guest at the occasion. In this phase, 70 girls from 5 remote villages – Thirchak, Natto Wala, Maira Aemah, Chakki Rangpur, and Hattar – have been awarded scholarships. The ceremony was attended by the notables of the area including […]

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