“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Holy Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.W) said, “The acquisition of knowledge is a duty incumbent on every Muslim, male and female.”
He also said, “The ink of the scholar is more holier than the blood of martyr.”
Education is the only solution for the humanity to prosper, with the aim to help every child to get education, AlKhidmat Karachi has taken lead among all its competitors by providing education kits, free schools, education and rehabilitation support to the destitute.
Situation in Pakistan
130,000 children of tribal areas have stopped receiving any formal education because the government has closed down temporary schools and fired teachers working on contract basis, without establishing new schools or hiring permanent staff.
According to article 25-A of the constitution, every child from 5 to 16 years must receive free education. Yet, the Ministry of Education has been abolished in Pakistan! The reality is that 60% of government run schools do not have electricity, while 40% of government run schools do not have water. On June 7, 2012, the Chief Justice of Pakistan chastised the government by referring to a children’s school established in a graveyard, without any furniture whatsoever, with the children studying while sitting on the ground amid the graves.
In the light of these circumstances, the United Nation’s ‘Millennium Development Goals’ project predicts zero achievement in universal primary enrollment target for Pakistan. The fact of the matter is that Pakistan’s population will be 350 Million by 2050, and if the present rate of literacy persists, Pakistan will become the most illiterate nation in the whole world.
What we do?
Al-Khidmat’s undertakings for promotion of education encircle all matters and issues relating to educational scenario in Pakistan. Al-Khidmat has headed off the extent that to undertake different instructive systems even in Karachi’s jails. Al-Khidmat has been working enthusiastically to expand the ability level in the nation by securing and giving the following facilities:
Talent Scholarship Program tends to be run with cooperation of Alfalah Scholarship scheme. Scholarship arrangement has been operating for 16 years, and many underprivileged, however talented, understudies have had the capacity to complete their academic qualification through the Alfalah Scholarship Scheme. As of now 1,233 scholars, from universities and colleges are accepting grants. To date, 5,703 people have accepted grants and other instructive support from Al-Khidmat Alfalah Scholarships. Furthermore 637 learners have finished their expert degrees and are working honorably in their particular fields.
Construction of new schools and help for existing foundations – as a team with distinctive however ideologically arranged elements, for example Ghazali Education Trust, Baithak Schools System, Al-khidmat has built an unfathomable system of schools, both in urban, and in country zones, giving quality instruction that keep tabs on improving youngsters’ intelligent capabilities.
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