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Support of HOPE Home Schools

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HOPE USA has been supporting the HOPE Home Schools in the Interior Sindh – Gharo, Pipri, Dhabeji etc and all over Pakistan. The concept of Home Schools in Pakistan is the first of its kind and is very much applicable keeping in mind that poor people can’t afford to send their children to schools. These schools run in the homes of the community girls. The neighborhood children attend the school. Many teenage girls drop out of school after class 5, because no secondary school is present in the area. These girls are provided books as well as taught by other educated girls in the community. They are then encouraged to give private high school examinations. Textbooks are provided free of cost, and there is no fees. The furniture for the school including black board, dari, chairs, tables etc are also provided. In addition, efforts are directed towards improving mothers’ literacy through Adult Literacy Classes. Mothers are taught to read and write using simple techniques. This will help raise awareness among mothers on various issues.