MegaMan (megaman) wrote,
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The guy on the left in the dorm room has a rilo kiley possom shirt!

I keep being assigned repotrs that are observational, but I end up spending most of the time proposing solutions to things. It's really hard to just write about something, especially when the things are problems.


http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=5&q=http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/KN1201a_en.htm&e=6047
http://undp.un.org.pk/unesco/edu.htm&e=6047
http://www2.unesco.org/wef/en-news/pakistan.shtm
http://www2.unesco.org/wef/en-news/pakistan2.shtm
http://www.pakfund.org/pef/index.asp
http://www.mapzones.com/world/asia/pakistan/educationindex.php
http://www.mapzones.com/world/asia/pakistan/

blah. i spent the morning wathcing daily show clips. yes!

points of interest:
* Ex-pats are very keen on building new pakistan. so they are a majoy source of funds. when they find themselves doing sucessfully, they feel that their home country is going down realitivly. They are the ones who want to build a school in their home village.
* Television growth is growing substantially in the rural population. therefore, TV is a good medium for educational programs. (even if girls cannot go to school, they are still allowed to watch tv, and so they can get some benefit in this manner.
* Dakar specifically talkes about education for Girls and Women, so Pakastan should be a logical target for EFA.

current state:
There is a very low litteracy rate. also, the numbers are not reliable, because what constitutes as literate is sometimes nothing more than being able to write their name and some basic words.
There are two major things in pakistan education. the first is

Their economy is largly agricultural, so they rely on crop production to sustain their economy.
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