Rural Areas Development Council- Al-Irshad

Educate a Woman- Educate a Family

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) said, “Acquisition of knowledge is binding on all Muslims (both men and women without any discrimination). [Narrated by Ibn Maja]. The old African proverb “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a family (nation)”.
The Council encourages and promotes women education in the remote rural areas. The Council has provided basic education and skills training programmes to nearly 450 women aged 12-25 living the remote rural areas of subdivision with the help of Community Development Council (CDC), Al-Markaz Jhelum.