Dispatches from the Field

Damba Village, Karachi, Pakistan

Improved School Facilities Boost Education in Karachi

On September 17, 2019, US and Pakistani officials inaugurated the first school constructed in Karachi as part of the USAID-funded Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP). The Government Secondary School in Damba Village, Gadap Town is the 44th inaugurated in Sindh overall since Blumont’s work on SBEP began in 2013.

First Aid Training Helps Save a Child’s Life

“The feeling when you save someone’s life cannot be described.” In October 2017, Iman, a 23-year-old woman fled the battles between the Iraqi army and ISIS in Tal Afar District in Iraq. Her first attempt to escape with her husband Aziz and their 3-year-old daughter failed, and Aziz was killed.