Access to Education through Emerging Non-formal Education Centers
Summary: The Progressive Institute of Socio-economics (PRISE) is setting up non-formal education centers in the Nankana Sahib community in collaboration with local small-industry representatives to provide education to children who are often working as bonded laborers at brick kilns in the area. --- The Progressive Institute of Socio-economics (PRISE)'s Education through Emerging Non-Formal Education Centers program is creating mechanisms that enable the District Government, communities, and other stakeholders in Nankana Sahib district in Punjab province, to facilitate the establishment of non-formal education (NFE) centers in villages with low enrollment rates. The NFE centers will impact basic literacy and numeracy education in ...
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Description of Scale and Reach
Launched in February 2013, the program has established 5 functional Rural Education Centers with necessary educational facilities, providing education to around 5400 children (aged 5-10 years) who are out of school, don’t have access to education, and/or are working in different trades with a focus on brick kilns.