Daily Archives: October 29, 2019


ADB Project to Enhance Secondary Education in Sindh

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (28 October 2019)— The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $75 million loan for a project that will help improve the quality, accessibility, and gender responsiveness of the secondary education system and infrastructure in the province of Sindh, home to Pakistan’s financial center of Karachi. Pakistan has 22.8 million out-of-school children, 28% of whom are in Sindh. The province also has the second-lowest gross enrollment ratios and net enrollment rates at all education levels in the country. The secondary education sector faces challenges ranging from outdated and dilapidated infrastructure, lack of access to schooling—particularly for girls—and poor […]