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Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation is an auxiliary of the Baacha Khan Trust, a registered non-profit Organization in Pakistan and Afghanistan that promotes peace, democracy, human rights, and development.The Trust was established in 2003.

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8th monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows
Monday, 10 April 2017
The 8th monthly study circle for Baacha Khan Fellows was held at the head office of Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) Peshawar on April 1 2017. Large number of Fellows from Peshawar, Malakand, Mardan, Charsadda, Tank, Nowshehra, Waziristan and Shangla participated in the study circle. After session on introduction and brief background, the participants held open discussions on the following issues: Visit of Fellows to Afghanistan. The Khudai Khidmatgar narrative of human dignity, national consciousness, gender equity, alternative model of education and social justice. The... Read more...
BKTEF Team visits Afghanistan
Monday, 10 April 2017
BKTEF Team visits Afghanistan Six days political leadership workshop was conducted by Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) for the youth of Ningarhar, Kunar and Kabul provinces of Afghanistan from March 14 to March 22 2017. Some 60 participants from Ningarhar, Kunar and Kabul were trained on Political Leadership. The modules included human rights, leadership skills, political thought, pluralism and democracy. 18 fellows from Kabul, Ningarhar and Kunar were selected in the training. The participants were given elaborate orientation on various aspects of pluralist democracy,... Read more...
Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Directorate
Monday, 27 February 2017
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Directorate The Critical Model of Education of the BKTEF aims to cultivate critical thinking in the students of Baacha Khan Schools. It is our responsibility to implement this model in letter and spirit to reap its benefits for our society. Every graduate of the Baacha Khan School must be able to Participate intelligently in democratic process, apply concepts from science to appreciate their environment and elucidate their interpretations, support opinions that are based on evidence, form opinions about the future of our nation that are... Read more...
A Day of Khudai Khidmatgari
Monday, 06 February 2017
A Day of Khudai Khidmatgari on the Birthday of Fakhr-e-Afghan Baacha Khan. Cleanliness refers not only to the way we tend to our hygiene but also to the care we take to maintain and cherish all aspects of our environment. Baacha Khan baba emphasized his whole life on cleanliness. Therefore, every year on his birthday Baacha Khan schools run by Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) celebrate his birthday by cleaning the surroundings. This year in cleanliness drive by Baacha Khan Model High School (BKMHS ) Nauthia Peshawar, Ms. Bushra Gohar, Mr. Bashir Khan Matta, Ms. Jamila Gilani... Read more...
Orientation Workshop on Vision and Mission of BKTEF
Monday, 06 February 2017
Baacha Khan Education Foundation holds one day Orientation Workshop on Vision and Mission of BKTEF “Our literature, scholars and heroes like Hamza Khan Shinawari and Bacha Khan were the symbols of universal love and non-violence. They were engaged in peace making, love and peace-building process so that coming generations have a safer future and civilized living. Pashtuns founded a nonviolent movement called the Khudai Khidmatgar--the servants of God, under the charismatic leadership of Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan. This movement played a remarkable role in the education and socio-political... Read more...
29th anniversary of Baacha Khan
Friday, 27 January 2017
Baacha Khan Schools celebrated 29th anniversary of Baacha Khan Baacha Khan Day was celebrated at all Baacha Khan Schools on 20th January 2017, with zeal and reverence. Large number of elders, women, parents and youth along with Community Education Committee (CEC) members of the school participated in the functions. Students presented national anthem “ay zama watana”. They paid tribute to the legendry Pakhtun leader Baacha Khan in their speeches, poems and skits. They threw light on the services and struggle of Baacha Khan in their speeches. Baacha Khan was the very first leader who... Read more...

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Vision

A social order that ensures individual liberties and collective well being is the vision that inspires us into action.

Mission

To empower the under-privileged people through quality education

Objectives

1. Provision of free subsidized quality educational services to the under-served communities in FATA/Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2. Building a system of education that develops in students:

  • Critical and analytical thinking.
  • Problem solving and social skills.
  • Literary and artistic faculties.

3. Establishing a community based system of education through Community Education Committee (CEC) bodies.

4. Empowering women by educating and involving them in decision making processes at all levels.

 

Our Inspiration

We take our inspiration from the Azad schools initiative of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988), dearly called Baacha Khan by his people. He was the 20th century Pashtun reformer and non-violent freedom fighter of the Indian sub-continent against the British rule.

Achievements

We, in a short span of four years, have succeeded to establish fourteen Baacha Khan schools (Hyperlink Schools map)across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, Pakistan; imparting free, liberal & quality education to 2487 male & female children. readmore


Aspirations

The BKTEF aspires to bring about Social Transformation through Critical Education, Youth Empowerment and Culture Revival. The BKTEF aspires to focus on female education in the future because of low female literacy rate in the target areas as well as threats readmore

The BKTEF aspires to bring about Social Transformation through Critical Education, Youth Empowerment and Culture Revival. The BKTEF aspires to focus on female education in the future because of low female literacy rate in the target areas as well as threats to female education. The BKTEF is also working on collaborating with development partners on youth & women development programs as well as regional peace initiatives.

Challenges

Religious extremism, precarious security situation, demand of the communities & non availability of adequate resources are some of the challenges in areas of operation for BKTEF; however, our work has not been hampered so far by these challenges readmore

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