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Our Social Service Projects and Their Development.
Pakistan Girl Guides Association, Lahore.
The Pakistan Girl Guides Association has participated and continues to participate in a number of social service projects. These projects include community development work, in which the Guides assisted in encouraging girls and women to participate in community work. The association also participated in the Associated Youth Enterprise of UNESCO, which consisted of planning adult literacy programs for older women, and planning adult education for the younger female population by giving them lessons in home and family life, home decoration, child care, hygiene, cooking, etc. A syllabus for the Adult Literacy Centers was planned for one to two hours daily for a period of one year. The subjects covered were reading, writing, arithemtic, civics., religious education, health rules, First Aid, home nursing, physical education, and gardening. In addition, lectures and various audio-visual aids were used. Some of the Girl Guides received their entire education after joining, programs for other adults. Permanent social service projects of the Guides are: Adult Literacy, Grow More Food, Better Homes, and Dignity of Labor. The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including Pakistan, participated with UNESCO in a literacy project. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Pakistan Girl Guides Association, Lahore.
Identifiers: Girl Guides Association; Pakistan