To improve access to financial services for the poor and marginalised groups and for micro and small enterprises in Pakistan
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Pakistan
To improve primary and secondary education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by providing up to £283.2million in technical assistance, financial aid and infrastructure which aims to benefit all primary and lower secondary children in the province by 2020.This programme targets primary enrolment specifically girl child enrolment and female literacy which contributes towards Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 5. The programme is directly supporting 257,808 children to gain quality education.
To reduce poverty and improve living standards and educational attainment in the poorest families by providing regular payments to the female head of household. 315,000 additional beneficiary families will benefit by 2020. This programme will contribute to 1.05 million primary school children being supported in school and directly contribute to Millennium Development Goals 1: Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger; and Millennium Development Goals 2: Achieve universal primary education.
The programme aims to build resilience in communities and households in Pakistan to manage the impact of disasters by maintaining or transforming living standards in the face of shocks and stresses without compromising their long-term prospects.
To improve reproductive, maternal, new born and child health services to the population of Punjab (Pb) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), which comprises 70% of the total population in Pakistan.
To improve access, retention and the quality of education for all children in primary and secondary schools of Punjab Province in Pakistan. All government school children (6 million primary, 4 million secondary) and children attending school through the Punjab Education Foundation (around 2.2 million) will have benefited from UK support in Punjab by March 2019.
To increase public and political support for economic reform by improving the communication of evidence to target audiences on the constraints to growth. This will benefit the people of Pakistan and improve economic policy development. This contributes towards our Sustainable Development Goals by using policy and practice to achieve transformative change and understanding of the need for macroeconomic stability and growth to reduce poverty.
UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
To improve learning outcomes for children in primary and secondary education by supporting innovative solutions in education. The programme will also build capacity of existing organisations in Pakistan to support evidence-based innovations in education. By 2019, 250,000 children between 5-16 years (50% girls) will benefit from the programme.