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Pakistan

Summary

Helping to ensure a prosperous and stable Pakistan is critical for the future of millions of poor Pakistanis, and the stability and security of both the region and the UK. Almost a third of Pakistan’s population lives in poverty (over 60 million people), with women most seriously affected. 22.6 million children do not go to school and half of the population, including two thirds of women, cannot read or write. One in eleven children die before their fifth birthday, every year 9,700 women die in childbirth and 44% of children under five are stunted. Pakistan’s population is set to grow by 40 million people in the next 15 years and the economy needs to grow by more than 7% a year to create jobs for this growing young population. There is major inequality based on geography, gender, ethnicity, disability and faith and a significant modern slavery problem amongst the poor, minorities, women and children. Pakistan carries a high risk of natural disasters; it has the second highest number of refugees in the world and continues to suffer from extremism and militancy. Consolidating the growing democracy and capacity of government institutions remains essential.

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Implementing Partners (Beta) AAUK (1) ¦ Adam Smith International (4) ¦ AECOM (4) ¦ African Revival (1) ¦ Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) (1) ¦ Aktis Strategy Ltd (1) ¦ Amnesty International (UK) (1) ¦ Asian Development Bank (1) ¦ Asian Development Bank (1) ¦ Aurat Foundation (1) ¦ BRAC (1) ¦ British Asian Trust (1) ¦ British Council (1) ¦ British Red Cross (1) ¦ Cardno Emerging Markets (2) ¦ CARE International UK (1) ¦ Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) (1) ¦ Children in Crisis (1) ¦ Christian Aid (1) ¦ Coffey International Development (5) ¦ Community Partners International (1) ¦ Concern Worldwide (2) ¦ Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) (2) ¦ Crown Agents Limited (5) ¦ DAI Europe (5) ¦ Dastak Charitable Trust (1) ¦ Democracy Reporting International (1) ¦ Department for International Development (47) ¦ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (2) ¦ Development Initiatives Poverty Research (1) ¦ DKT International (1) ¦ Ecorys (1) ¦ EMMS International (1) ¦ Ernst & Young (3) ¦ Ernst & Young (3) ¦ Ernst & Young Pakistan (5) ¦ Family Educational Services Foundation (1) ¦ Farm Africa (1) ¦ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (1) ¦ Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2) ¦ Glow Consultants (2) ¦ Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2) ¦ Government of Punjab (1) ¦ Group Development Pakistan (1) ¦ Health And Nutrition Development Society - (HANDS) (1) ¦ HelpAge International (1) ¦ HM Revenue and Customs (1) ¦ HM Revenue and Customs (1) ¦ Hope and Homes for Children (1) ¦ Idara e Taleem o Aagahi (1) ¦ IMC Worldwide (2) ¦ INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (1) ¦ Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (1) ¦ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) (8) ¦ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) (8) ¦ International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research (1) ¦ International Organization for Migration (IOM) (2) ¦ International Rescue Committee (UK) (1) ¦ IPE Global Private Limited (1) ¦ Islamic Relief Worldwide (1) ¦ Karandaaz Pakistan (2) ¦ KPMG LLP (1) ¦ KPMG Pakistan (1) ¦ Lahore University of Management Sciences (2) ¦ Lahore University of Management Sciences (2) ¦ MannionDaniels (1) ¦ Marie Stopes International (1) ¦ Mary's Meals (1) ¦ Motivation (1) ¦ Mott MacDonald (1) ¦ Mott MacDonald Limited (3) ¦ Opportunity International (1) ¦ Orbis Charitable Trust (1) ¦ Oxfam GB (1) ¦ Oxford Policy Management (5) ¦ Pakistan Microfinance Network (2) ¦ Palladium International Ltd (UK) (1) ¦ Path (1) ¦ Population Service International (1) ¦ Practical Action (1) ¦ Project Implementation Unit KP-School Construction & Rehabilitation Program, Elementary & Secondary Education Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (1) ¦ Punjab Skills Development Fund (1) ¦ PwC (2) ¦ Railway Children (1) ¦ Samaritan's Purse UK (1) ¦ Save the Children UK (1) ¦ Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) (1) ¦ Send a Cow (1) ¦ Sense International (1) ¦ SG Hambros (1) ¦ SG Hambros (1) ¦ Sightsavers (1) ¦ Social Development Direct Limited (1) ¦ SolarAid (1) ¦ Sound Seekers Limited (1) ¦ State Bank of Pakistan (2) ¦ Street Child (1) ¦ Sustainable Development Policy Institute (1) ¦ Sustainable Development Policy Institute (1) ¦ The Citizens Foundation (3) ¦ The Energy and Resources Institute (1) ¦ The Leprosy Mission (1) ¦ Traidcraft Exchange (1) ¦ Trócaire (Northern Ireland) (1) ¦ Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (1) ¦ UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) (2) ¦ UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office (1) ¦ UNICEF (UK) (1) ¦ United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (3) ¦ United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (5) ¦ United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) (1) ¦ United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) (1) ¦ United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) (1) ¦ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (1) ¦ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (1) ¦ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2) ¦ University Of Durham (1) ¦ Village Water (1) ¦ WaterAid (1) ¦ Womankind Worldwide (1) ¦ World Bank, The (4) ¦ World Child Cancer (1) ¦ World Food Programme (WFP) (2) ¦ Y Care International (1) ¦

270K

Children under five and pregnant women reached through DFID's nutrition-relevant programmes

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

1.35M

Children supported by DFID in primary and lower secondary education

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

330K

Children completing primary education supported by DFID

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

3.51M

Unique people reached with one or more water, sanitation or hygiene promotion intervention

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

1.06M

Births delivered with the help of nurses, midwives or doctors through DFID support

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

350K

Additional women using modern methods of family planning through DFID support

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

Sectors

Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.

Budget

Project budget total by year approved at the project level to date.

£388M

2019/2020