Press Releases

‘Most of Pakistan’s public money spent on education’

March 31, 2022

Karachi: Research by a non-profit has revealed the biggest portion of Pakistan’s public money is being spent on the education sector, which is greater than the national defence budget. However, the number of out-of-school children in the country is still 22 million. . . 

JazzCash to facilitate payments for Green Crescent Trust

February 11, 2022

Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, recently concluded its annual flagship business events, Jazz Business Connects. At these events, it signed contracts with several companies to provide them tailored digital financial services to help achieve better . . . 

Afghanistan, Pakistan witness continued issues in educational institutions

April 03, 2022

As the Taliban’s decision to not let girls attend high schools prevails, many international bodies such as the United Nations and World Bank have condemned the move. The World Bank recently made the decision to put four projects in Afghanistan worth $600 million dollars . . .

Non-profit organisation to set up school for children of LUMHS employees

May 29, 2022
A Karachi-based non-profit organisation, Green Crescent Trust, has established its 158th charitable school in Sindh to achieve its goal of enrolling 100,000 out-of-school children by 2025. The latest school of the GCT has been established for the non-teaching staff of the Liaquat University . . .

SAF-GCT alliance for first time jointly steps outside Sindh to extend charitable services

2022

The alliance of two leading charities of Pakistan-the Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) and Green Crescent Trust (GCT) for the first time are jointly stepping outside Sindh and coming to Lahore with an aim to extend their joint charitable work all over Pakistan for enrollment . . .

President praises role of charities to educate children in backward areas

October 13, 2021

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that dedicated charities striving to educate children of the backward areas of the country are truly sharing the responsibility of the state, and it is obligatory upon all the concerned segments of the society to fully support their charitable work. . . 

Famous Karachi resort hosts 1,200 orphan students

December 29, 2021
Karachi (Muhammad Yasir) Sindh Information and Labour Minister, Saeed Ghani, has said the Sindh government has the aim to partner with the bona fide non-governmental organisations, which have been striving hard to enroll out-of-school children in the province. The Sindh Information . . .

Sindh Government to partner with charity organizations to address out-of-school children issue

Sindh Information and Labour Minister, Saeed Ghani, has said the Sindh government has the aim to partner with the bona fide non-governmental organisations, which have been striving hard to enroll out-of-school children. The Sindh Information Minister express the intention to this effect while speaking as the chief . . .

Saeed Ghani Performs Groundbreaking Of New Educational Complex

June 21, 2021
KARACHI – Sindh Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani on Sunday performed the groundbreaking of the new educational complex of the non-profit Green Crescent Trust (GCT) in Mehrabpur. Also present on the occasion were around 50 top donors of the GCT who . . .

GCT, SAF help Rohingya Muslim community students pass Class 10 exams

November 15, 2020
Karachi: Just over five years back the impoverished community of fishermen near the neglected coastal strip of Karachi had no formal or informal schooling facility. Today, a charitable school is not just present in the area, but is flourishing with news that the first batch of . . .

Green Crescent Trust Busting Myths in Struggle for Quality Education

October 18, 2018
Despite being a third world country, Pakistan is considered a generous country, as it donates more than one percent of its GDP to charity, as reported in the Stanford Social Innovative Review. This charity which accounts for over Rs.240 billion runs several Non-Government Organizations. . .

Pakistan’s first donor advised fund celebrates 10 Years of service to the Nation

January 22, 2018
KARACHI: On 10th Anniversary of i-Care, Pakistan’s first Donor Advisory Fund supporting 100 charities celebrated its decade long service to the nation by recognizing the contributions of its six partner charities. These charities were recognized for their positive social impact in the society. . . .

KATI collaborated with GCT to promote education among poor children

November 5, 2021
KARACHI: The Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) has announced a major partnership with the non-profit organization Green Crescent Trust (GCT) to participate in a trusted social services program. The official announcement was made by a delegation . . .