Making Learning Fun

At SABAQ, we are all about trying to make learning fun for everyone. For a lot of people, that means that our content teaches kids in a manner that hooks them onto learning. On the flip side, though, making learning fun applies not just to kids, but also the people who teach them, i.e. the […]

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Third Time’s the Charm!

They say if at first, you don’t succeed, try and try again. But what happens when you try a few times and it just keeps getting worse? What if even the people around you start losing hope? Would you give up? If you would, then there is something this quaint little village of Sindh can […]

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Not All Problems Are Bad

Updates from the field often mean having yet another problem to solve. Turns out, not all problems are as bad as they are chalked out to be.   What are they, you might ask? There’s one, in particular, that’s throwing our facilitators in a tizzy. Simply put, the students will not leave. High on the […]

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It Takes a Village Education Committee

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation, monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. In this post, we talk about how much we’ve come to rely on our Village Education Committees.   If you think setting up a SABAQ Centre is challenging, a bigger challenge is ensuring that these Centres remain operational in […]

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Things Are Looking Up For Her

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation, monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. This post examines how SABAQ Centers are helping fight gender disparity in the communities they operate in. For many women and young girls, having a SABAQ Center in their village has given them a first they’ve been longing […]

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A New Spin on SABAQ Centers

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation, monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. This post looks into the different spaces being used to open up new SABAQ Centers.  What makes SABAQ Centers unique is that they are established in spaces donated by the community, truly demonstrating their desire to have their […]

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Getting There

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation and monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. We explore Community meetings that are held before a SABAQ Center is opened.  SABAQ has, to date, opened up 545 SABAQ Centers with plans of establishing more in the coming months with its implementing partner, the National […]

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It’s Not Just Students

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation, monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. This post explores employment generation as a result of SABAQ Centers opening up in the communities we operate.  When we started out SABAQ, our focus was on creating learning opportunities for out-of-school children who had never been given […]

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Training to Achieve More Together

Field Notes is a blog series that delves into the implementation and monitoring and evaluation side of SABAQ. The first entry deals with impact in terms of participants trained to integrate digital technology to create sound learning environments.  While the word ‘training’ evokes frenzy and a flurry of stationary at the SABAQ HQ, the thing […]

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