Compassionate School Network
Compassionate School Network is a research-based approach to test the experimental ideas which use creative approaches to cause peace building in education. They have been found to have better teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and improved school environment. Using it as a collaborative resource for academic, social, and emotional learning in schools; it has worked as one of the most well-designed, evidence-based learning programs.
CSN (Education Management Organization)
The golden rule to make this world a peaceful place is to treat others the same way we would wish to be treated. This dogma is what revolves around each project of the Government of Sindh Education and Literary Department. After consistent efforts of the Charter for Compassion (CFC) to make humanity common in all corners of Pakistan; the charter made another goal to take education to the next level in the country. The EMO project along with the CFC made a Sindh Education Sector Plan which sets its goal to make every child in the province not only educated without a financial aid, but also given quality education competing the private schooling system and opportunities for deserving youth to earn a living through teaching profession.
Mumkin The Women Empowerment Project
According to famous saying; if you educate a woman you educate an entire generation. A woman is the nucleus of a household and plays a major role in raising her children.
Mumkin is a social learning space for underprivileged women to come together, socially connect with each other, acquire useful skills and share their knowledge. The project title highlights the message that women are equal members of society and with the right attitude and improved skill set; it is possible for them to become a thriving asset for a society.
Collaborative Libraries Project
With the advent of technology and e-books, the reading culture in libraries is becoming extinct. More so, the lack of libraries in our country is depriving children today from the fulfilling and gratifying experience of reading books.
Compassionate Footprint Project
Since the occurrence of the most devastating heat wave in Karachi 2015, the city witnessed a deep shock of loosing more than 1200 lives. This warranted immediate action hence, leading to the creation of Compassionate Footprint project. Our teams went into an immediate overdrive to spread awareness about the environment. Our target audience was schools and we supplemented our awareness campaign with a plantation drive to increase the strength of our message.
Compassionate Cricket Camp
Compassionate Cricket Camp (CCC) is an initiative taken by Charter for Compassion to engage children of lesser privileged areas to participate in productive and healthy sports activities. We intend to build personality and character through the means of sports. The CCC was established on 1st February. We maintained a trials period of two months and successfully engaged 1200 children! Our committed coaches were present to select talented youths and motivate committed players. The camp took place in areas of Korangi, Lyari Sultanabad and Hijrat Colony.
Compassionate Community Network
Compassionate Community Network was started by CfC and focuses on three main stake holders of the society; children, parents and schools. The aim is to instill the nine compassionate skills in them. Projects have been created by the CfC team focusing on each of the stake holders.
Compassionate Business Quotient
Compassionate Business Quotient is an effort to evoke compassionate thought and action in individuals from different walks of life. In 2011 a study was conducted in Pakistan to determine the level of compassion in professionals from 21 organizations from different industries and sectors, surprisingly none these reputable organizations could be categorized as highly compassionate. This indicates the dire need for compassionate trainings in organizations.
Ramzaan Challenge Activity
Research indicates that individuals who develop reading habits at an early age tend to cultivate better comprehension skills. These skills if nurtured in the ideal schooling environment enable a child to acquire improved academic achievements. Unfortunately, with the rising trend in prioritizing of various technologies over a set of books, this skill has been seldom worked on.
Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) schools Thar – Education Management Organization
Education management organization is a component of the overall Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP). This is a joint collaboration of USAID and School Education Department (SED) formerly Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh (GoS).
Charter for Compassion’s vision for Education Management Organization Schools is “to create an institution that provides premium quality education to students through building a compassionate learning environment.”
Charter for Compassion Pakistan in collaboration with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) is managing three primary schools in small villages of Tharparkar District of Sindh. These three villages are Biitra, MansinghBheel and ThariyoHalepota respectively.
EBM Arts Competition
Dream, believe, achieve is the philosophy we carry; and in order to do that, it is very important to support the cause of Arts. Children are wonder of imagination therefore, Charter for Compassion, along with English Biscuit Manufacturers brought forward an arts competition themed: compassion. For young artists ranging from 6 years to 16 years, to showcase their imagination and produce works of wonder. With 8 schools participating and over 400 young artists coming forward, the competition was held on January 30th, 2014 at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park.
The topics varied from random acts of kindness to courage, highlighting the concept of how sad our world would be without compassion. This competition reflected on turning our city into a compassionate one- by allowing participants to draw, paint, color their imaginations, dreams and emotions based on the topic they choose.