Compassionate schools in Sukkur and Khairpur are managed by Charter for Compassion Pakistan (CfC Pakistan) under the Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP) – a joint effort of USAID and School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh. The schools were handed over to CfC Pakistan under the EMO initiative, that is managed by PPP-Node SE&LD – GoS, and aims at ensuring provision of education to all, as enshrined under Article 25-A of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Currently there are 17 newly constructed schools in total; 08 in Qambar Shahdadkot (GGMS Arzi Bhutto, GBLSS Angh, GBHSS Warah, GGHS Khandoo, GHS Pull 97000, GHS Umeed Ali Junejo, GLSS Sahib Khan Bhatti, GMS Sanjar Khan Bhatti) 05 in Sukkur (GGHS Arain, GHS Abad Lakha, GHS Bedil Bekas, GHS Dodanko, GNMHS Sukkur) and 04 in Khairpur (GHS Kouro Goth, GHS Tando Nazar Ali, GHSS Hussain Abad, GHSS Setharja) being operated by CfC with an enrollment of more than 13,000 boys and girls. In addition, CfC also manages a number of group / merged schools in these districts.
CfC Pakistan is managing and improving the functioning of these government schools by introducing innovations, modernizing the education system, addressing management gaps, maintaining and upgrading the school building and facilities, and cooperatively working with teachers, schools’ staff, school management committees, surrounding communities, and local tiers of the SE&LD.
CfC’s philosophy of compassion is what makes these schools stand out among the rest. Along regular sessions of students and staff, CfC also ensures that communities are apprised of the 9 skills of compassion and education needs through regular community mobilization drives.