The Mountain Institute works to protect and sustain mountain communities and ecosystems around the world. We provide education, training, and technical assistance to help mountain communities adapt to climate change, conserve natural resources, and build sustainable livelihoods.
A positive and interdependent society is one where people are free to live their lives without fear of discrimination or oppression. It is a society where people are willing to work together for the common good.
MIED is a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life of marginalized communities and empower them to reach their full potential.
MIED believes that everyone is different and that these differences should be celebrated. We are committed to creating a space where everyone feels welcome and respected, regardless of their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or any other factor.
Mountain Institute for Education and Development, MIED is an idea, materialized by a group of professionally like-minded individuals, under the leadership of Abdul jahan Qarabash, enthusiastic to utilize their expertise for the greater benefit in the field of education. This idea was framed between the years 2002 to 2003 to create an organization that primarily focused on making quality education accessible to all children. Resultantly, Mountain Institute for Education and Development came into being.
School Improvement Program (SIP) through Community Mobilization in KPK (Mansehra,Chitral, Abbottabad), AJ& K (Muzaffarabad), Gilgit-Baltistan (Ghizer), Punjab (Chakwal,Mianwali).MIED carried out an extensive School Improvement Program, adopting MIED’sdecagonal approach to learning, in collaboration with donor organizations including,PPAF, Plan International Pakistan and UNICEF. The major activities carried under the
projects included :
We have worked in over 1500 government schools implementing our school
improvement programme in parts of KPK, Punjab, Sindh, GB, Balochistan and AJK.
We have established 300 Early Childhood Care and Development Centres in earthquake
affected regions, providing a safe learning environment for 17415 children aged between
We have trained over 15000 primary school teachers in activity-based and child centred
Firstever Teachers Training Conducted by MIED in Mansehra in Sptemebr 2004
MIED Teachers Training and HTs Training 2010 – 2011
National Capacity Building for Girls’ Right to Education Programme in Gilgit-Baltistan
Teachers Training Pictures District Gilgit and Hunza
Girls Right to Education Programme (GREP)