Deaf Reach School Rashidabad

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There are 1.25 million deaf children in Pakistan and only 2% of them attend school. Deaf Reach a
program of Family Educational Services Foundation is working to meet the great need of Deaf education
in Pakistan.

The program’s innovative and holistic approach includes education and marketable skills for deaf
children and youth

Development of teachers and interpreters; training for parents and communities
Advocacy
Employment and job placement
Development of educational resources for the Deaf. To date, over 5000 deaf students have passed through the Deaf Reach Program.

Deaf Reach Schools and Training centers are located in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Nawabshah,
Rashidabad and Lahore. It is the only branch network of Deaf schools in Pakistan.

Deaf Reach’s Rashidabad campus is a custom built campus with capacity for 500 children which has
been generously donated to FESF. The construction was single handedly financed by Mr. Khurram
Hussain and Sameera who named it after their mother “Begum Rehana Nazar”. This campus was
inaugurated by Mr. Col. Nazar Hussain and Mrs. Rehana Nazar on 14 th Nov ’14 with over 20 classrooms,
vocational training labs and residences, Deaf reach Rashidabad is a center of excellence for Deaf
Education in the country.