Entries by Calpaq Interactive

Bicycle Banks

ANK found that many of the girls in its target villages lived between four to seven kilometers away from the nearest high school, preventing them from continuing their education beyond the 7th standard. In efforts to curb these school drop-out rates and arrest child marriages, ANK’s set up a Bicycle Bank initiative which aimed to […]


The promotion and achievement of literacy among adult women in ANK’s target villages is the biggest challenge ANK faced since its inception. While many women realized the long term benefits of literacy, their need for literacy paled in comparison to the immediate necessities of their daily life.  However, by sheer perseverance, ANK has managed to help […]