IDSP Pakistan

DescriptionQuratulain Bakhteari grew up in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Karachi after the creation of Pakistan in 1947. When Quratulain was earning her B.A. degree as a student between 1978 and 1982, she worked as a volunteer, organizer, and researcher in the squatter settlements in and around Karachi. She made major contributions both to public health and sanitation during this time, providing toilets to 5,000 households through community actions, effectively changing the sanitation and hygiene practices for more than 35,000 people from 1979 to 1987. After completing her B.A. degree, she helped new refugees coming from Bangladesh by providing them with access to basic health care and education. Later, she earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. and established 2,000 government girls’ primary schools in rural Balochistan, resulting in the enrollment of 200,000 girls — a record in Pakistan’s history.
AddressIDSP University of Community Development Campus, near Levies Thana, Hanna Urak road Quetta
CountryPakistan
State / ProvinceBalochistan
CityQuetta
Emailinfo@idsp.org.pk /
Phone No0092-81-2308064
Websitehttp://idsp.org.pk/