With a literacy rate of almost 58%, providing scholarships for Pakistani a students has become essential for various nonprofit organizations in Pakistan. Millions of Pakistani households are without food, water and shelter and the main reason for that are a lack of education. The literacy rate of Pakistan can and is improving, thanks to a large number of humanitarian workers for providing the young generation of Pakistan with top notch educational amenities. Education works as a foundation for any strong nation therefore, many NGOs are trying their best to make life a little less complicated for the most in need.
1. Care Foundation
To be exact, the care foundation has provided over 700 free scholarships to students of secondary level education. Since its inception in 1988, Care Foundation has put a smile on hundreds of little faces. The main aim of this NGO has always been to promote education in the best possible way. Reducing poverty and boosting economic growth is the primary agenda of Care Foundation. By providing children with opportunities to avail good quality education, this welfare organization is making sure that the fourth sustainable development goal is achieved in the best possible way.
2. Taaleem Foundation
This charity organization has a widespread network of more than 8 academic institutes that are currently facilitating a large number of deserving students across the nation. Taaleem foundation has made a great name for itself by providing the most in need with quality education since 1993. The NGO is determined to improve the aggregate literacy rate so that more and more children could be provided with quality education at the right time and in the right way. This welfare organization has been serving the less fortunate for over two decades and still counting.
3. Bilqees Sarwar Foundation
Besides from the widespread success of the Bilqees Sarwar Hospital, the Bilqees Sarwar Foundation has simultaneously been working for the education sector by granting scholarships in Pakistan to the most in need. This welfare organization is also determined to provide schools in poor conditions with amenities such as fans, generators and furniture. Currently, a large number of underprivileged children are studying for free. The Bilqees Sarwar Foundation has been running actively for over 10 years and still providing the vulnerable community with facilities such as disaster management, healthcare and quality education. The foundation takes great pride in serving the most in need in every way possible.
4. Arfa Karim Foundation
By digitizing the education curriculum, the Arfa Karim Foundation has brought a revolution in many cities across Pakistan. One of the primary objectives of this charitable organization is to digitize the academic curriculum especially for primary students in order to prepare them for facing any future challenges. According to them, electronic learning at primary level is the key to a bright and prosperous future. Arfa Karim Foundation is among the few Pakistani charity organizations that solely focused on the importance of digitization among the education sector.
5. ILM Foundation
The ILM Foundation believes in letting the deserving and needy children grow by providing scholarships for Pakistani students up to intermediate level. Apart from granting free scholarships, the foundation is also determined to create a network of schools and provide the pupils with facilities such as technical training centers, industrial home, career counseling, coaching and linguistic training centers. The main agenda of this foundation is to not only provide scholarships but also spread the awareness about education throughout the masses so that a very limited number of underprivileged children are deprived of proper education.