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Goal 1

End Poverty in all its form

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for everyone.

Committed to the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goal, Iqra University is making its mark by embedding SDGs within our governance, teaching, community initiatives, research and partnerships. Following programmes and events are led by IU Faculty, Staff and Students in the area of Goal 1: No Poverty.

Rupees Financial Assistance & Scholarships
Rupees Dedicated Funding for Startups & Entrepreneur
Students received Financial Aid & Scholarships
Young Entrepreneurs Developed and Supported
Poverty Alleviation And Social Safety Programmes

Admissions & Success Rate for Student from Low Socioeconomic Background

Admission Target of 2021
Student Success

Access to Quality Education with Affordability & Financial Support for Deserving

An educated child can change the entire trajectory of a family & has the potential to become an asset for our society & economy. However, not everyone can dream of accessing quality education when 9 million people of the country live in poverty along with the severe environmental and economical challenges raging every year. In order to stay by the commitment of provisioning access to equal learning opportunities to all and eradicate poverty by producing a skilled and trained human workforce. Iqra University provides generous financial support for the students to aid them in achieving their goals and crave a new path for them  & their families.

Affordable Education Qarz-e-Hasna Scholarships  (SEEF) COVID-19 Relief

Developing Capacity & Entrepreneurial Acumen of Students for Poverty-FREE Pakistan

Being one of the lowest-ranking countries on the Human Development Index an increasing rate of socioeconomic and political crisis; ENTREPRENEURSHIP is what seems to be a viable solution to the country’s pressing social problems. Hence we conduct annual Jobs and numerous Startups Programmes for the capacity and entrepreneurial development of students.

National Entrepreneurship Challenge

Iqra University Annual Job & Startup Expo 2021

100 Business Ideas

Fulfilling Nutritional Need of our Communities hit by Disaster & Poverty

As part of our organisational commitment to END HUNGER at every level of Pakistan, our students, staff members and key stakeholders work together to set-up a yearly ration drive for families in need. As per the instruction of WHO, each Ration Bag is uniquely culminated as per the nutritional needs of the families. Till this date, our Ration drive has supported thousands of families living under the poverty line.

Annual Ration Drive in collaboration   
         with our Community Partners

Daily Dastarkhwan for Poor, Elderly & Needy
          with our Community Partners

IU Project Relief 2021
For people affected by Floods

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