Pakistan’s economy is lagging due to decades of conflict. For children, especially girls, the effects of poverty and food instability are particularly consequential – the average person completes just seven years of schooling. From 2002-2013, Land O’Lakes International Development helped build resilience for the next generation through improved nutrition.
Improved enrollment, attendance and retention in girls' primary schools
Murad Jan, who grew up determined to become a teacher despite her clan's conservative culture, is now the headmistress of a Government Girls Primary School (GGPS) in Pakistan.
Spreading Education: Creating a Ripple Effect
A determined headmistress reopens a girls' school once inundated by floodwaters. Read More
Farzana Buriro, a teacher who attended advanced training workshops as part of the Pakistan Food for Education program, helps a student with a project.
Empowering Women: A Proud Master Trainer
From schoolteacher to a confident and prominent leader, Farzana Buriro is dismantling inequality in her community. Read More