Dispatches from the Field

Sindh, Pakistan

CMP Celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Sindh Community Mobilization Program (CMP) organized “International Day of the Girl Child” celebrations in all CMP districts including Dadu, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Khairpur, Karachi, Larkana, Qamber Shahdadkot and Sukkur. View a video highlighting the event below: To raise awareness on child marriage and the dropout of girls in secondary classes, various activities and events were planned wherein speakers highlighted issues being faced by girls.
Khairpur, Pakistan

Teachers Champion Change in Sindh Schools

Schools in Pakistan’s Sindh Province—where low literacy rates, teacher unavailability, and gender-based social norms hold students, especially girls, back—have struggled to provide basic education to the area’s population for years. Blumont’s Sindh Community Mobilization Program (CMP) has worked with area schools since 2013 to engage the community in improving education and to build the capacities of school organizations.