Activities that foster a strong sense of ownership and community involvement are at the core of Humqadam's work. The new tier of CCSI has been added to strengthen wider community participation and to ensure transparency, accountability and sustainability.
With 661 CCSI in action, a powerful chapter in community engagement is steadily unfolding to help build, maintain and sustain better schools.
Humqadam’s mission of improving Pakistan’s education environment goes beyond brick and mortar. Humqadam and its partners are using innovative techniques to preserve history at Government Girls High School, Kinnaird in Lahore.
Humqadam is using innovative construction techniques to build safer, lasting and cost effective classrooms. One of these innovations is the Chinese Bond Brickwork Technique, which reduces the impact of the climate on the classrooms. This means that classrooms will be warmer in the Winter and cooler in the Summer.
Humqadam-SCRP is using innovative construction techniques for Reinforced Foundations in favour of traditional brick foundation. These techniques ensure that school structures are robust and lasting, with better protection from earthquakes, floods and water seepage.
Mark Field, Ministor of State for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, inaugurated the Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shahbaz Garhi in District Mardan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as a part of the UK’s effort to make education accessible, equitable and inclusive, particularly for girls.
Friday, March 9, 2018: Permanent Secretary at the Department of International Development (DFID), Matthew Rycroft, visited Government Girls High School (GGHS) Township 2-D-1, District Lahore, Punjab province. He toured the new academic block, comprised of 13 new classrooms and 11 new toilets, provided by Humqadam School Construction and Rehabilitation Programme under the larger scheme of Punjab Education Sector Plan (PESP) - a collaborative effort between the UK Aid and Government of Punjab.