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"Ilm-o-Amal is a network of volunteers in Pakistan. We develop and manage programs to help poor families to escape poverty"

At present we have 1800 members in Pakistan and around the world. We are supporting 166 families, education of 368 children and 51 income opportunities. 582 students read in our reading room using eLearning Portal

You can join us by supporting the following programs and volunteer with us to manage the programs.


EducationChildren Scholarship


Under this program we support the education of a child in Pakistan. It provides for the school fee, uniform, books, copies and gifts for the child.
   
Income OpportunityIncome Opportunity


Under this program we help a person become a productive member of the society. It will provide tools of trade and necessary capital for a small business
   
Family SupportFamily Support


Under this program we support a family in Pakistan. It will supplement their expenses for food, shelter and other basic necessities
   
Sponsor a Child for 
$10 monthly
Sponsor an Income Opty for $250 once
Sponsor a Family for 
$40 monthly

Why should you consider joining Ilm-o-Amal
  • We have a strong team of 7 Management Committee members, 37 Coordinators and Field Volunteers
  • We have developed a proven working model
  • We have developed an online platform named Raabta to support our model. You can access it from anywhere and at anytime.
  • Ilm-o-Amal is managed by volunteers. As such we have less than 10% overheads.
  • Ilm-o-Amal is registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860 in Pakistan and exempted from Tax. Read more

 
Fund Raising 2010-2011
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Latest news from our community

    NEWS
    • In accordance to Ilm-O-Amal's commitment towards promoting education in Pakistan, we will soon start delivering laptops to schools (InshaAllah). Let us know your feedback!  Read More

    • 21 new members joined us in July 2010 from several cities and countries  Read More

    • Ilm-o-Amal Raabta eLearn
      Is a project to collaboratively develop and disseminate free and quality web-based educational content to teachers and students in Pakistan Read More

    • 40 new members joined us in July 2010 from several cities and countries Read More

    • 11 New applications were created in July 2010 Read More

    • 7 new sponsorships in July 2010  Read More

    • 300 new books added to mobile library. Special thanks to Nadeem Raja and Waheeda Raja who brought the books all the way from United Kingdom and to our President Saira Nasir for her generous donation of books. Read More

    • New Volunteer Opportunities
      Content Developer for Ilm-o-Amal Raabta-eLearn Project
      We need dedicated individuals who can develop educational content for Sciene, Social Studies and Mathematics for Grade K-12. The volunteer will work remotely

      Coordinator for Pakistan Center of Philanthropy
      We need a coordinator who can help Ilm-o-Amal fulfill the certification requirements of PCP. Must have project coordinatoion skills. time requirement 2-5 hours a week Coordinator Marketing - for developing marketing content, must have good writing and content development skills - time requirement 2-5 hours a week

    • 20 members joined us in last one month  Read More

    • 22 new applications  Read More

    • 33 new sponsorships Read More

    • New Volunteers
      Adeel Shafqat joins as chapter coordinator
      Fatima Ajmal joins as Family Help Strategy Analyst
      Asif Adeel joins as Sponsorship Coordinator
      Salman Hafeez joins as Lahore Coordinator
      Ifrahim Babur joins as Jeddah Coordinator
      Hasan Manzoor joins as Lahore Education Coordinator
       Read More

    • We have added 1500 books in our mobile library Read More

    • New Volunteer Opportunities
      Coordinator for Pakistan Center of Philanthropy - We need a coordinator who can help Ilm-o-Amal fulfill the certification requirements of PCP. Must have project coordinatoion skills. time requirement 2-5 hours a week
      Coordinator Marketing - for developing marketing content, must have good writing and content development skills - time requirement 2-5 hours a week

    • New Raabta Features
      Resend joining request to friends through My Friends tab on home page
      See Partner Schools on the top menu

    • We reached an important milestone. This month we awarded 200th Scholarship to needy student

    ACTIVITIES
    • Fund Raising Campaign for 2010-2011
      Please help us raise Rs 15 Million for our programs . We reached target of 35%.  Read More

    • July 14 2010 - Meeting with Dr Prof Ahmed Saleem of IISAR foundation to discuss educational programs Read More

    • First Day at Ilm-o-Amal Reading Room at Iqra School, Chanesar Goth, Karachi Read More

    • Fund Raising Campaign for 2010-2011
      Please help us raise Rs 15 Million for our programs  Read More

    • An interesting slideshow from Waseem Khan on how to make Candles at home Read More

    • New partner school Little Star School added in Lahore.  Read More

    • Mr Mohammad Qavi visited the mobile library in North Karachi Read More

    • New Idea:We are planning to extend our Raabta portal to support business-to-business (B2B) processes for other welfare organizations in Pakistan. If you wish to join this program please let us know at info@ilmoamal.org Read More

    • Fund Raising Campaign for 2010-2011
      Please help us raise Rs 15 Million for our programs Read More

    EVENTS
    • Recent visit to a Madaressah (one of our partner schools) highlighted the need for modern training skills like computers or management soft skills. Mr Farooq Vayani, a corporate trainer (netmasterspk.com) has very kindly offered to conduct a few courses for Ilm-O-Amal team members. Kindly, hurry up and notify us of your interested areas -each course must have 10 members. These trainings are only available for members in Karachi. Read More

    • July 18, 2010 Ilm-o-Amal Summer 2010 meemeeting was held in Karachi at Rangoonwala Hall. Qudsia Khan, Principal Ida Rieu School for blind and deaf, was the guest of honor.  Read More

    • July 22, 2010 Raabta Training was conducted by Saif Manzoor at Ida Rieu School for blind and deaf in Karachi Read More

    • July 26, 2010Raabta Training was conducted by Saif Manzoor at IISAR foundation school in North Karachi. 10 Teachers were introduced to the features of Raabta including collaboration, educational content, MCQs  Read More

    • July 28, 2010 Raabta Training was conducted by Saif Manzoor at Millinien School school in Organi Town Karachi. 5 Teachers were introduced to the features of Raabta including collaboration, educational content, MCQs

    • We had a fundraising event in Riyadh on June 15th 2010 at Al-Worood Compound  Read More

    • We arranged a cake sale in British School Riyad. We raised SAR 1,836/- for blind and deaf in Pakistan Read More

    ARTICLES
    • The Nirvana Fallacy vs. Reality: An article on how negative thinking and pessimism fools us.  Read More

    • Article on Difference on Opinion by Naved Shoaib Read More

    • An artice on Ways to help families by Saif Manzoor Read More

    • In this article Saif Manzoor discusses the idea of Ilm-o-Amal Reading Room Read More

    • Essay by Akhtar Hameed Khan From the book: Orangi Pilot Project, Reminiscences and Reflections With due acknowledgement to Oxford University Press, Pakistan  Read More

    • At Ilm-o-Amal, we belive that just charity is not enough. We need to empower the poor to take control of their future. In line with our belief of teaching a family how to fish, micro-financing institutions provide loan services to poor families, so that they can create and pursue new opportunities for themselves. This article presents an example of Kashf Foundation which is providing these micro-financing services in Pakistan. Read More

    • An excellent article written by Ms. Farah Abrar on how you can ignore someone's advice without hurting their feelings. Read More

    INTERVIEWS
    • This is an interview in Urdu of a beneficiary taken by our Field Volunteer Shahbaz Pasha Read More



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Who Is Ilm-o-Amal?
Ilm-o-Amal is a non-political and non-sectarian organization, which endeavors to promote social welfare, community spirit and knowledge in our society. It is founded by a group of citizens in Karachi, Pakistan. It is registered under Societies Act XXI of 1860 as a welfare organization.

Ilm-o-Amal is entirely funded by its members or socially aware individuals. Its financial records are audited and are presented to its members.


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