“When girls are educated, they can make better futures for themselves, their families, their communities, and their countries,” said US Ambassador David Hale.
A documentary, “Second Chance at Hope,” was also screened which narrated the story of 288 girls in a remote area of Jafarabad in Balochistan where the local high school is too far.
Students from the USAID-supported Anjuman Nawjawanan Charsadda performed the national anthem in sign language.
Girls from a USAID supported orphanage presented a tableau performance on Allama Iqbal’s poem “Lab Pai Ati Hai Dua.”
Although the grants listed under this programme are called ‘small’, their impact is enormous, said Saeed Ashraf Siddiqi, chief party of USAID SGAFP.
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