Village Learning Centers for 5000 Beneficiaries



Build a Village Library/Learning Centers for supplementary and vocational education and a place for communities to organize coalition for economic development and infrastructure planning.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The program focus is to build community coalitions to empower local decision making, to provide hope and opportunity for advancement. Through modern education address illiteracy, reduce unemployment through microfinance and vocational training, and provide basic health and welfare in selected villages in Kashmir. Such as: Training teachers Providing equipment and school supplies Leadership training curriculum Coaching for deserving students Training in basic trades Micro loans for business

How will this project solve this problem?

Build & manage two Community Learning Centers each serving 2500 people Loans for cash crop farming & small businesses Teacher training & scholarships Improving Community Infrastructure Health & Maternity clinics Distribution center for donated goods

Potential Long Term Impact

Education is the long-term tactic to combat poverty and ignorance. KER Community Center provide a window for remote areas,to give opportunity for education and organization for self help and to earn extra income to improve quality of life & peace.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

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Project Leader

Rafique Khan

CEO - Managing Director
LA, CA United States

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