ABOUT ALIF LAILA
Set up in 1978, Alif Laila Book Bus Society's basic objective is to evolve solutions to Pakistan's educational problems and within the given socio-economic constraints, find strategically effective paths to 100% literacy and educational modernization. ALBBS has been bringing the magic of books and literature to children since the past 36 years.
It has made Interactive Learning Aids for Early Childhood Education and has developed free resources which can benefit everyone at large. Its hobby clubs are unique one of a kind resource center which engage young girls and give them the direction towards a future career in the field of Electronics, Photography, Arts, Crafts and Computers.
Its most unique feature which is not offered by any organization in Pakistan is its bus on wheels.
Children served: Over 3 million
Master trainers trained: Over 1000
Libraries set up since 1978: Over 7000
Books donated: Over 1.5 million.
Hobby Clubs – Skills Training Centers for Children Statistics
Clubs: Arts, Crafts, Electronics, Photography, Computers
Children Served: 100 each year – 30,000
Motivated Children to find careers in same: 60%
Children classroom performance improvement Statistics (Approximates)
Attendance improvement: Before 60% Now 90%
Class Participation: Before 10-15% Now 85%-90%
Reading Improvement: Before 30% Now 100%
Examination Results: Before 40% Now 70-80%
Enrollment in school with libraries/trained teachers increased by 30%