There is a scarcity of health, education, and economic opportunities for the minorities, especially for the Hindus in Pakistan. There is a dire need to allocate resources for their education so that they could play their part in the solidarity and progress of the country. Ghazali Education Foundation (GEF) is determined to educate the children of the Hindu community preferably in the rural areas of South Punjab and Sindh. GEF has addressed the issues arising in the community and tried to solve the problems of education. Trust has also printed brochures exclusively for Hindu community to arise awareness and persuasion for the parents to get their children admitted in these schools. Moreover, it has established 6 schools for the minorities in the districts of Bahawalpur, Kashmor and Rahim Yar Khan. In these schools, Hindu students receiving formal education according to their own beliefs and in their own language. Additionally, GEF initiated a skill development program for teachers of these schools to enhance their capabilities. Now 500 students are studying in these schools
“My name is Rimsha Bi and I am studying in class prep in GEF Hindu Community School, Sham Nagar Colony 5/D.N.B. Before this school, the children of my community had to cover a large distance to go to school but GEF provides us an opportunity to get a quality education at our door steps. Now I regularly go to school with my sisters and friends without any fear or difficulty. Teachers belong to my community teach us in the school. We get standard education as well as Religious education in the school.
We the whole community is eternally grateful to this trust for providing us an opportunity to get free education. Trust also provides us books, bags, shoes and uniform without any cost. I also want to thank the whole team of GEF for this generosity. One day I shall become teacher and serve my Pakistan in my best capacity.”
is providing education to more than 97249 students in 39 districts of Pakistan through its network of 669 schools. GEF has offered a range of educational programs which are comprehensive in scope whether its Orphan Needy Support Program, GEF is providing free educational services to deserving and needy students.