Building Life-long SABAQ Readers

Every so often we come across children in our Centres who are born learners. They absorb information the way a dry sponge soaks up water: quickly and with unprecedented ease. Our story today is about one such child, Farhan. Farhan’s parents have lived their entire lives in a district called Tando Allahyar in Sindh. Surrounded […]

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The Need of the Hour

Over 22.6 million children in Pakistan are still out-of-school. Even the entire population of Karachi is less than that. If Pakistan hopes to defeat this monstrous educational crisis while we are well and alive, we will have to take matters into our own hands. Traditionally, formal education has always been considered as the more streamlined […]

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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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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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