End of year message from Hope AFAR, an NGO who support Afghan refugees in Pakistan
Dear Hope AFAR Supporters
It has been an extremely busy year here and with all that has happened in Pakistan of late, the world is starting to realise the difficulties Pakistan faces but also the great promise the next generation holds in building this nation.
The situation for refugees here also continues to deteriorate, with economic and ethnic discrimination continuing, families have barely enough to scrape together for monthly survival let alone providing an education for their children. This is particularly the case for female students, who we continuously face challenges in maintaining their prescience at school.
To counter this difficulty with female students, we began a home literacy program with volunteer university students. This ensures girls still get the opportunity to gain valuable literacy skills.
We have been lucky to gain the support of UNICEF who have been assisting us in providing wages for teachers. We still however require donations to…
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