> Build a School - this project is Zakat applicable

READ Foundation promises to secure the future for thousands of vulnerable children around the world, by building new schools. However, we can’t do it without you. Donate now.

> Project Overview

The project activities for the development of a new school include:

▶ Working with local partners to secure land and work with contractors to build the school.
▶ Initial enrolment of 30–35 children for each grade from Play Group to Grade 2.
▶ Hiring a team of 12 skilled and trained staff members, including providing teacher training to five female teachers.
▶ Procurement of furniture, teaching and learning materials and equipment.
▶ Registration of the school with the relevant district and provincial authorities.
▶ Application of the National Curriculum Guidelines of Pakistan and ensuring good quality education is provided through teacher training.
▶ Intensive 6-day pre-service training and annual 3-day training for teachers at the start of every new school year.
▶ Evaluation and reporting, carried out by the project supervisor. The specifications and design of the project involves school staff, parents of the pupils enrolled in the school and relevant supervisors at various levels. The project supports the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

SDG 1: ending poverty in all its forms everywhere.
SDG 4: ensuring quality education for all and promoting lifelong learning.
SDG 5: achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.
SDG 10: reducing inequality.

> How you can help

Educate the whole community. Support us with building new schools.



A one off payment of £100 contributes towards building a brand new school.

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A monthly payment of £1,000 for twelve months can cover the costs of building a classroom or school facilities.

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Help us help the children with no access to a safe environment for an education.