HANDS is managing MISALI Early Childhood Education schools in 65 villages from 13 districts of Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab provinces. 1984(1074 boys and 910 girls) students are enrolled in these schools.
HANDS conducted annual assessment of enrolled students , through developing technical assessment tool comprising environmental ,social, Islamic education, adding words, building blocks completing pictorial shapes, lining up and down words with matching pictures ,basic counting , reading writing basic words , drawing, coloring pictures, knowing basic concepts of heavy small big, thin ,fat through practical observations with support of tutors facilitator.
1896 students appeared in assessment activity and 80% students were promoted to the higher classes. These students are part of continuous observation to ensure retention rate in higher classes for forthcoming 5 years.