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Annual Dinner 2017

By the Grace of Allah SWT, Annual Dinner 2017 successfully held on 25th May 2017 in presence of our valuable friends. donors, trustees and well wishers.  

Rehri Goth Groundbreaking

By the Grace of Allah (SWT) Hilal Public School Rehri Goth (Upcoming Purpose Built Project) Groundbreaking Ceremony held successfully on 15th May 2017 by our valuable Donors, CEO, Trustees, & Management Team. Here is a pictorial glimpse.

Muhammad Ikram’s Story

Mohammad Ikram’s parents had died in its infancy. He lived with his sister and now lives with his older brother for almost a year. Ikram joined Green Crescent Trust’s Hilal Public School in Class 7 and got enrolled Orphan Support Program in 2013. Ikram was suffering from a skin disease since his childhood. He had...
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GCT Thar Media Visit

Media Supports GCT to promote the Cause

Public Relations Department of GCT visited Tharparkar on 25th to 27th February 2016 alongside some members of Management Committee and Media Personnel who showed their interest in promoting the noble cause. The Media Persons were extremely stimulated and inspired by the projects of GCT at Tharparkar including The Water Projects and Hilal Public School. They...
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5th International CSR Summit 2016

Green Crescent Trust was a proud strategic partner of 5th International CSR Summit 2016 held at Marriott Hotel Karachi on 11th Feb’16. Public Relations Department of GCT represented Green Crescent Trust at the Summit.
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Visit of Thar Coal Project

  Students of Hilal Public School Mithi, Tharparkar had the privilege to visit Thar Coal Project on February 14th 2016, where Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (Engro Powergen) representatives briefed them about Underground Coal Gasification and Sindh Coal Mining Project.  Students also met the Chinese team who are working in Thar Coal Project. Students also...
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INDUS HOSPITAL FAMILY CARNIVAL

Around 1,200 students of GCT Hilal Public School participated in the Indus Hospital Family Carnival #IHFC held at PAF Museum on Sunday 7th Feb’2016. These pictures portray the great enthusiasm and participation of these children at the carnival.

Partnership with Sindh Education Foundation (SEF)

Signing Ceremony with Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) held on 1st Jan’16 for opening 19 schools in the year 2016 under the Integrated Education Learning Program (IELP). Mr. Zahid Saeed (CEO GCT) & Mr. Rafique Mustafa Sheikh (Director Programs, SEF) signed the agreement. Mr. Abid Noor (COO GCT) & Mr. Hadi Khan (Dy. Director SEF) were...
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Zahid Suleman Library System

Zahid Suleman was part of Green Crescent Trust Tharparkar Photography Expedition Zahid Suleman Library System (ZSLS) provide Library services to low fee structured schools Its initiated by mother of Zahid, Mrs. Mumtaz Memon Tribute to Zahid Suleman (24th January 1987 to 1st July 2015) ZSLS inaugural was held on Saturday, 21st November, 2015 at Hilal...
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Secret of Success Workshop

Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD), a training offshoot of Green Crescent Trust, is conducting a training workshop. Workshop goes by the title, “Secret of Success”. Workshop day, date & time: Saturday, October 31st, 2015 02:00pm to 05:00pm. Venue: Green Crescent Trust, Office# 310 & 311, Plot# E1-RSM Square Commercial Area, Block 7/8, Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Karachi, Pakistan...
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Orphan Support Program (OSP) Eid Milan 2014

Green Crescent Trust values not only to educate its orphan students but it also play an important role to fulfill the daily needs of these children. Under the Orphan Support Program, GCT arranges different activities and events for the orphan students occasionally.   “Eid Milan” for Orphan Students was arranged by Green Crescent Trust at...
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GCT Schools Celebrating Independence Day 2014

On 14th August, the students of Green Crescent Trust’s Hilal Public schools all over Sindh celebrated Independence Day with much enthusiasm. All schools arranged different programs to highlight the importance of the day because this country is the blessing of Almighty Allah. Students at these schools were passionately prepared to perform various skits early in the morning while...
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Distribution of Ramadan and Eid Gifts among Orphans – OSP 2014

  This Ramadan (2014), Green Crescent Trust distributed Ramadan and Eid gifts among orphans under the Orphan Support Program (OSP).     Orphan Support Program is run by Green Crescent Trust in collaboration with ICNA Relief Canada. this program caters educational, health, social upliftment and subsistence need of orphans studying at Green Crescent Schools. Program...
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Media Coverage on GCT and Dynatis Pharma’s Collaborative Art Competition

Green Crescent Trust & Dynatis Pharma arranged an Art Competition event for underprivileged children. Karachi, (June 26th, 2014) with the collaboration of Indus Pharma Green Crescent trust (GCT) and Dynatis Pharma, recently arranged an Art competition event for the underprivileged students at Marriot Hotel. Students from Green Crescent Trust’s school took an active part in the Art Competition...
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GCT & UBL Collaborate for Education

Karachi, (April 30th, 2014) – Green Crescent Trust (GCT) & United Bank Limited (UBL) ink an agreement to provide UBL Omni – a branchless banking solution to GCT network of 87 schools all across Sindh. The solution will facilitate GCT in disbursement of teachers’ salary to more than 700 teachers, schools expenditure and collections of...
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Annual Function at Mehrabpur, District Nausheroferoz

Dear GCT Supporters With your support Green Crescent Trust (GCT) established first school in Mehrabpur, District Nausheroferoz in 1996. Today Alhamdulillah with your generous and continued support, GCT has six schools in Mehrabpur, where 90 teachers are providing education with dedication and hard work to more than 1900 children. In April this year, InshAllah, three...
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6th CSR Summit & Awards at Marriott Hotel Karachi

6th CSR Summit & Awards was held on February 20th, 2014 at Marriott Hotel, Karachi. The event was organized by NFEH to provide an innovative platform of interaction and networking, while creating awareness about CSR among the conference delegates. The experts and CEOs of various leading organizations attended the event and discussed the emerging concepts...
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Impacting Lives – Green Crescent Trust’s Water Projects

Recently, Green Crescent Trust has completed water projects in 5 villages of Tehsil Diplo, District Tharparkar, Sindh. Green Crescent Trust (GCT) is mainly involved in providing education to children in marginalized areas of Sindh with donations from our generous donors. However, due to severe problem of availability of safe drinking water to people of District...
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Students Week Celebrated in GCT Schools

In Green Crescent Trust’s schools co-curricular activities play an important role in children upbringing. It complements academic curriculum and help in personality development of children. Co-curricular activities help in maintaining students’ interest in academic education and inculcating team spirit. Recently, a “Student Week” was celebrated in GCT’s network of schools. Various sporting events, model making,...
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GCT Students Visit Quaid’s Mausoleum

December 25th is celebrated as Quaid-e-Azam’s birthday all across Pakistan. A group of students from Green Crescent Trust’s network of schools also visited Quaid’s Mausoleum to pay homage to founder of the nation. Students offered fatiha and prayed for peace and prosperity in Pakistan. They also sang the national anthem. Later, the students visited graves...
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Educator Development Program: Certificate Distribution Ceremony

Centre for Educational Research & Development (CERD), a training off-shoot of Green Crescent Trust, conducts and manages Educator’s Development Program (EDP). A combine Certificate Distribution Ceremony for EDP’s 19th, 20th & 21st batches was held at Rangoonwala Hall recently. In line of Green Crescent Trust’s cause, EDP is a comprehensive Program designed for teachers, professionals...
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Dr. Talat Sultan, Chairman HHRD USA Visits Green Crescent Trust

We were honored by the gracious presence of Dr. Talat Sultan, Chairman Helping Hand for Relief & Development (HHRD), USA on Saturday, Nov 23rd, 2013. HHRD is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations anywhere all over the world regardless race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion,...
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Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day takes place annually on November 20. First proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954, it was established to encourage all countries to institute a day, firstly to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and secondly to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world’s children. This...
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Educational Trip to PAF Museum

An educational tour offers an opportunity for a rich experience and a tremendous way to facilitate learning. In a recent educational tour to PAF Museum, GCT students experienced firsthand knowledge at a much deeper level than they ever could in the classroom about various aircrafts, weapons and radar used by Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The...
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English Biscuit Manufacturers donates for Education

Since gaining independence, Pakistan has been very fortunate to have socially conscious entrepreneurs in its midst. A large, diverse number of individuals and groups have placed the interest of the nation and its people above their own, and in doing so, have earned the respect and reputation that their companies carry today. As a socially...
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In high-end research, Pakistanis also playing their part

  Many Pakistanis may not be aware that their country’s contributions to some of the most important scientific experiments and discoveries in the world did not end with the late Dr Abdus Salam, the only Pakistani ever to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. In fact, at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), not...
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Teachers Training Session for Flood Affected Areas of Sindh

A week long teachers training session was conducted by Green Crescent Trust. The training participants included teachers from flood affected areas of Sindh. The session was organized in collaboration with HHRD, Pakistan. At the closing ceremony participants shared their views and appreciated the efforts of GCT team for their valuable contributions during the session. Mr....
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Matriculation Board Examination Result 2012-13

Passing mainstream examination in flying colors by overcoming challenges of poverty and tough living conditions where even basic necessities of lives are hard to find is an accomplishment worth appreciating. More so satisfying and accomplishing for donors who are generously contributing towards this cause through Green Crescent Trust. Cumulative Matric Board Result of Hilal Public...
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A Istaqbaal-e-Ramadan Session Held at Green Crescent Trust

A Istaqbaal-e-Ramadan Session was held at one of the schools of Green Crescent Trust at Hilal Public School, Amtal Aziz Rafi Campus, Haroonabad, SITE Karachi. Muhtaram Abdullah Rafi Sahab(Siddiqsons Group) was the Chief Guest for the Session. During his speech he highlighted the importance of Ramadan and urged the local community to take advantage of...
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Out-of-school children: Pakistan ranks second in the world

This article published in “Dawn” by Hasan Mansoor KARACHI, June 27: Pakistan ranks the second with the most out-of-school children in the world with only Nigeria ahead of it, said a child rights body on Thursday. In its annual report titled ‘The state of Pakistan’s children 2012’, the Society for the Protection of the Rights...
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Water Projects in 4 Villages of District Tharparkar, Sindh

Project Impact: 1,700 + people Project Implementer: Green Crescent Trust Tharparkar, a desert area with the lowest Human Development Index among Pakistani Districts, has a population of 1.5 million people who live in more than 2,500 villages. Lack of clean drinking water is a major issue in Tharparkar, Sind. The people are forced to drink...
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CERD Conducts Teachers Training for Various Nonprofits

Centre of Educational Research and Development (“CERD”), a training offshoot of Green Crescent Trust, conducted 3 days Teachers Training Workshop on invitation of Muhammad Siddiq Memorial Society at a local hotel in Karachi. 170 teachers from Jamiat Taleem ul Quran Trust,  Muhammad Ismail Nanitalwala Girls Campus, Ismail Allahwala Boys Campus, JEB schools, Star link School,...
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Green Crescent Trust Conducts Free Health Screening of its Students

In Green Crescent Trust’s Schools students’ health holds an important role in our Education Program. Periodical health screening of students are conducted to look for diseases before students have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they’re easier to treat. Hearing and vision tests are two of the most frequent evaluations, important be­cause difficulties...
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Mr. Razzak H. Paracha visits Green Crescent Trust’s school.

Mr. Razzak H. Paracha, former Chairman KATI, Executive Member KATI, Chairman, Universal Group visited one of Green Crescent Trust’s schools. While registering his remarks about the visit he wrote: “Today’s visit to Hilal School brought back my memories of 35 – 40 years. I’m totally sold out on the idea of Smart School. It’s commendable...
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Askari Bank Partners with Green Crescent Trust for Education

Askari Bank and Green Crescent Trust have entered into an agreement to promote Green Crescent Trust’s cause to educate deserving children. Under this Agreement Askari Credit Card users would be able to donate their donation in the shape of Zakat and Sadaqaat to Green Crescent Trust by filling debit authorization form and dropping it at Askari...
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Kashmir Day Celebrations at Green Crescent Trust’s Schools

Children of Green Crescent Trust’s schools organized a token walk regarding the “Kashmir Solidarity Day” in various localities. The walk was led by teachers and participated by students and locals. Different banners were displayed reflecting the slogans in favor of right of self-determination of the Kashmiris. The need for peaceful solution of Kashmir dispute according...
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Nielsen Water Projects at 4 Villages of District Tharparkar, Sindh

Project Cost: Rs. 270,165/- Project Impact: 1,030 people Project Sponsor: AC Nielsen Project Implementer: Green Crescent Trust Tharparkar, a desert area with the lowest Human Development Index among Pakistani Districts, has a population of 1.5 million people who live in more than 2,500 villages. Lack of clean drinking water is a major issue in Tharparkar, Sind....
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GCT Students Visit Karachi Zoological Garden

Students of Green Crescent Trust visited Karachi Zoological Garden. Students enjoyed the boat ride, sight of beautiful and wild animals. The day was full of fun, play and all smiles 🙂 It was a good learning and enjoyable educational experience for children and teachers alike. For pictures please visit http://www.facebook.com/gct.org.pk

Green Crescent Trust’s Students Visit Karachi International Book Fair

Green Crescent Trust’s students visited Karachi Internation Book Fair held from December 6th till December 10th, 2012. It was a good learning and enjoyable educational experience for children and teachers alike. For more pictures please visit our facebook page at the following link: http://www.facebook.com/greencrescent.trust?ref=tn_tnmn#!/media/set/?set=a.396093093804095.94711.332894946790577&type=1

Orphan Support Program: Sweaters & Hygiene Kit Distribution

Green Crescent Trust in collobaration with ICNA Relief Canada is running an Orphan Support Program (OSP) that caters educational, health, social upliftment and subsistence need of orphans studying at Green Crescent Schools. Program runs under direct supervision of volunteer teachers within schools who take care of orphans under the Program. For more picture please visit...
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Untold Stories: Endurance, Courage, Dignity & Hope!!

Name:  Sher Alam Age:      12   years Class:    5 School:  Hilal Public School,   Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi, Sindh Sometimes you come across people in life who even in the most trying and terrifying circumstances maintain highest fortitude, with a cheerful countenance and a never-failing smile. Situations come and go though their strong determination helps them face...
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Upcoming Event: “Smart Class” Inaugural Session

Green Crescent Trust has taken an advanced initiative in launching “Smart Class” in one of its schools with support from one of our generous donors. The inaugural session will be held as per following schedule inshAllah:   Event Date:        Dec 1st, 2012 Time:                    9:00 am till 10:20 am Venue:                 Hilal Public School,...
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Untold Stories: Your Choices – Changing Lives!!

Name: Kausar Age: 10 years Class: 2 School: Hilal Public School, Hazari Baglani, Dist. Jacobabad, Sindh. People of Sindh who once at the prime of their civilization attained proficiency in fine arts, engineering, medicine, theology, trade, agriculture, weaponry, politics and the art of government – at a time when the known history of mankind had...
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Matric Board Result 2011-12

Passing mainstream examination in flying colors by overcoming challenges of poverty and tough living conditions where even basic necessities of lives are hard to find is an accomplishment worth appreciating. More so satisfying and accomplishing for donors who are generously contributing towards this cause through Green Crescent Trust. Cumulative Matric Board Result of Hilal Public...
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Rains Ravage Upper Sindh (GCT Schools are also affected)

Colossal damage has been caused due to torrential rains in upper Sindh. The following schools of Green Crescent Trust are also affected and educational process has been interrupted. An estimate to actual damage would be completed once the rain water recedes from the area. On behalf of our donors and well wishers we pray Allah...
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Rubina, Rehri Goth

A community coordinator of a UNDP funded health project in Rehri Goth – a small fishing village in the suburbs of Karachi. A confident young girl having high aims of serving her community. “The girls in our village have never even dreamt of having access to quality education and pursuing a career before Allah sent...
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Rizwan, Haji Khan Goth Sanghar

“What I am today is because of our school and the dedicated efforts and affection of our teachers. We were living in the dark ages before we got this school in our village.” remarks Rizwan, who is now pursuing a career in chartered accountancy in Hyderabad and is among the first few students of Hilal...
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Muhamad Alam, Mithi Tarparkar

Alam was brought to Mithi, district Tharparkar Headquarter, from a village in Thar desert by his father who got him admitted in the newly established Hilal Public School back in 1999. He lived with his uncle to pursue better schooling from class 1 and did his matriculation in flying colors. Today, Alam is one of...
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Education – a Glimmer of Hope

“I want to study and become a good person” remarks enthusiastic Ali. He eagerly walks 3 km a day to study at Hilal Public School, Raju Khan, Dist. Jacobabad, Sind that was established by Green Crescent Trust in May 2011 in the aftermath of floods. Ali lives in a nearby village where there is no...
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GCT’s Rebuilding efforts in Flood Affected Areas

Recent floods in Pakistan caused enormous damage to lives and properties of countless people. Millions were driven from their homes, living for months under canvas or tarpaulins in miserable condition and now they are returning home to almost nothing. Where floods destroyed houses, fields and livelihoods of many it affected the most: to most vulnerable...
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An Art Exhibition at Hilal Public School, Korangi Khi.

Art Exhibitions allows students to unleash and exhibit their creative skills. This provides an opportunity to teachers as well as parents to feel proud and appreciate their children’s talent. One such event recently held at one of the Green Crescent Trust’s schools at Hilal Public School, Sharifabad Colony, Korangi Industrial Area (KIA), Karachi. The School...
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EDP’s 18th Batch Certificate Distribution Ceremony

Centre for Educational Research & Development (CERD), a training off-shoot of Green Crescent Trust, conducts and manages Educator’s Development Program (EDP). EDP’s 18th Batch Certificate Distribution Ceremony was held at a local banquet hall on June 14th, 2012. We are grateful to the management of the hall for their generous support and contribution to Green...
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Saita – a brave young girl!

Saita lost her mother and father when she was only 3 years of age. The only girl child of her parents currently lives with her relatives at Karim Bijrani Goth in District Kashmore. She works as maid in the house of a local wadera during the day and in the morning she studies at Hilal...
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Water Project at 4 Villages of Tharparkar Dist.

Tharparkar, a desert area with the lowest Human Development Index among Pakistani Districts, has a population of 1.5 million people who live in more than 2,500 villages. Lack of clean drinking water is a major issue in Tharparkar, Sind. The people are forced to drink brackish water owing to which they suffer from potentially harmful...
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Green Planet Campaign “One Child One Tree”

Green Crescent Trust in its Hilal Public Schools launched a Green Planet Campaign 2012 the slogan of which was “One Child One Tree”. The campaign was launched in collaboration with Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) and ICNA Relief-Canada. During the campaign teachers highlighted the importance of trees in our environment to students of...
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Matric Board Result of Hilal Public Schools

Passing mainstream examination in flying colors by children overcoming challenges of poverty and tough living conditions where even basic necessities of lives are hard to find is an accomplishment worth appreciating. More so satisfying and accomplishing for donors who are generously donating towards this cause through Green Crescent Trust. The cumulative Matric Board Result of...
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