Nehemiah Schools in Pakistan

Nehemiah Schools in Pakistan

An alarming situation – Official statistics released by the Federal Education Ministry of Pakistan give a desperate picture of education for all, especially for girls. The overall literacy rate is 40 per cent, while only 22 per cent of girls are literate. The...
HOPE AMONG ASHES AND POVERTY

HOPE AMONG ASHES AND POVERTY

With the support of the German nehemia team and funding from the German Federal Government, the „Mehran Public School“ was established and inaugurated in one of Karachi‘s poorest districts in August 2017. This district of Mehran Town, located on the outskirts of...
A new school was opened in Karachi

A new school was opened in Karachi

The new school’s official name is „Mehran Public School“ and it is now the third school „Nehemia Trust Pakistan“ has opened. 75% of the expenses of purchasing and furnishing the building were covered by the BMZ (German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation)...
School building purchased

School building purchased

As reported before, the nehemia team has received a grant from the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) for a school in Karachi/ Pakistan. In the meantime, our Pakistani partnering team was able to acquire a suitable building for the school....
Success! – Funding has been approved

Success! – Funding has been approved

In fall 2015 nehemia team applied for funds at the German „Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development” (bmz). The funding shall support nehemia team Pakistan, who is going to open another school in Karachi. After lots of delays and waiting we finally...
Education as a Human Right

Education as a Human Right

Access to a good education is nothing to take for granted in Pakistan. Many children, particularly from the Christian minority (about 1.6% out of a population of 180 million) hardly dare to dream of it. The Pakistani Nehemiah Team has opened two schools in order to...