An official told APP that the PBM has so far facilitated thousands of special persons. The main aim of the PBM was to provide conducive atmosphere to special persons to help them excell in every field.
He said PBM’s child support programme linked with investment in human capital proved to be an effective way of breaking vicious cycle of intergenerational poverty and for provision of early formal education.
Hence, in 2005 Government of Pakistan, assuring its commitment to achieve goal of Universalization of Primary Education under Millennium Development Goals, approved Child Support Program (CSP).
He said the PBM stands predominant, first ever welfare organization to instigate the CSP complementing with National Social Protection Strategy.
The intervention, designed with technical collaboration of the World Bank, aimed to provide a continuum of community based services for children and families.
PBM mobilizes funds from the Government of Pakistan (GoP) and distributes them as a cash subsidy to eligible beneficiaries for sending their children aged between 5-16 years to school to get primary education.
Additional cash incentive is being paid to the eligible beneficiaries including to the families with one child and families with two or more than two children.
The PBM has several other programmes to ease the lives of the poor.
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