Education Support Scheme

The Education Support Scheme is a special initiative of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the objective of enrolling “out-of-school” children (OOSC) falling in the age bracket of 4-16. The scheme is for the areas where government is not providing schooling facility. Under the scheme OOSC children are enrolled in the low cost private schools through an education voucher scheme.


Total Partner Schools


GIRLS Students


BOYS Students


TOTAL Students

Selection Criteria

ESS criteria for selection of village;

  1. Government is not providing schooling facility in a radius of 2km in plain area and 1km in hilly area.
  2. Village should have at least one private school registered with PSRA.
  3. Private School(s) are at minimum distance of 1.5km from government school for plan area and 0.75km for hilly area.(level and gender based)
  4. Out of School Children are avaibale