Arfa Karim Foundation
Serving The Underserved
Arfa Karim Foundation was established on 3rd July 2012, supported by her parents in carrying out Arfa’s dreams even after her demise. It is a private non-profit foundation that serves the community of Pakistan by providing support to key players in three core areas: Education, Social Innovation and Community Development. As each one of you has probably seen, Arfa’s ambitions did not end after she became an MCP. She aspired to make her entire nation great through building up upon the core areas mentioned above; making sure that the community developed through social innovation and education.
“Human development through Education, Research and Entrepreneurship”. We wish all our citizens to be armed with these three resources so they are able to make their future better, and doing so also make Pakistan prosper.
Arfa Karim Foundation is a private non-profit foundation that serves the community of Pakistan by providing support to key players in three core areas: Education, Social Innovation and Community Development.
To improve education system of Pakistan by introducing the concept “Informal Education System” & “Education Research Labs” while working on Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship coalition and Community Development.
At AKF, we wish to increase access to education throughout Pakistan. To accomplish this we aim to work towards innovative future of education by introducing the concept of ‘Education Research Lab’ and ‘Informal Education’.
AKF aims to support initiatives which focus on identification of social problems and finding creative low cost, technology based solutions. Therefore, promoting the culture of social entrepreneurship in Pakistan.
AKF aims to assist this rural community by introducing concept of Agri resource center. In addition to that, AKF wishes to provide capacity building, financial inclusion and market linkages for SME’s.
EDUCATION RESEARCH LABS
To provide research support for quality education system in Pakistan. The purpose of this lab is to conduct research about the state of education in Pakistan and feed the policy development team. We aim to produce a quality education framework, one which is applicable and easy to implement for institutions at all levels.
A hybrid model aims to implement smarter education to take advantage of the best features of both face-to-face and online learning. The labs will engage middle and high school youth in mentor-led, interest-based, youth centered, collaborative learning using digital and traditional media.
A unique model for educating the 7 million out of school children which leverage technology to teach children with ease and quality. Our objective with this is to cater to the informal education sector; to provide out of school children with access to school.
Finding Innovative & Creative solutions for Society is a competition focusing on converting creative ideas for social problems into technology based value adding solutions.
Technology for people initiative focuses on designing innovative, low-cost, practical technology solutions for problems in public sector like Mapping rural Pakistan and evidence based policing.
AGRI RESOURCE CENTER
This includes Technical Assistance and Training , Creating Linkages between Value Chain Actors, and Integration of information and Communication Technologies.
Chadar - a symbol of modesty, simplicity, and humility
for the People of Pakistan - is an initiative with a vision
of spreading happiness amongst the deprived people
Al-Qalam project is an initiative taken in order to
eradicate illiteracy and sponsor the less fortunate
in terms of education because we believe that every child,
either rich or poor, deserves a chance at quality education.
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9th Floor - Suite 9 - Arfa Software Technology Park 346B Ferozepur Road 54600 Lahore, Pakistan