26 Oct, 2015
Embassy of Austria
Girl Initiative Fund For Sindh Pakistan


AHD is working in slum areas of Hyderabad. The target families are poor low income groups with no education facility, youth girls will be provided with school supplies, uniforms, scholarship for girls ages between 6 to 16 years. AHD wants to provide a facility for the girls student or school drop out with education and skills support for 1,000 youth girls in Hyderabad & Kotri slum areas of Hyderabad & Kotri Sindh Pakistan.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Women education is very low in slum &n rural areas of Hyderabad & Kotri, women and girls are the most deprived, vulnerable & illiterate in low income families, through this project young women ages between 14 to 24 will be provided with educational facilities, entrepreneur skills and small business support to help them to generate income and skills for themselves, AHD will took responsibility for 1,000 young women with education, entrepreneur skills at house hold level.

How will this project solve this problem?

AHD staff will conduct survey to select young women & girls ages between 10 to 22 years for education support funds to pay for school fees, uniforms, and nutritious meals & women ages between 16 to 24 provided with small business loans, entrepreneur skills and leadership training - for the most disadvantaged families.

Potential Long Term Impact

1000 Girls & young women will be skilled, educated & having small business at their household level & they can easily support their families to generate income as well as women empowerment. the educated and skilled women further will care to send their girls to school.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $15,252
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $19,748
Total Funding Goal: $35,000