Daily Archives: June 1, 2010


Maria Kanwal got first position in her class

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Kanwal had stopped going to school when she passed her exam for 8th grade. The reason was financial crunch that her family faced. Her parents wanted her to continue her education, but could not afford to send her to High School, as it involved traveling to a nearby town some 10 km away. She could not walk this distance on daily basis, and her parents could not afford to pay for her fare. As Bedari […]

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Ghulam Fatima is trying to outperform her younger classmates…

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Ghulam Fatima belongs to a remote village Sarkalan in the sub-district Kallar Kahar, District Chakwal. She had studied up to 8th grade, but then her father died, and it became impossible for her to continue her studies. As her mother started taking up small assignments to earn a few bucks to support her children, Ghulam Fatima had to stay at home and do the daily chores of a house wife. Though she could not study, […]

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