Mahvash & Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation contributes PKR 15 million for the Chamalang Beneficiary Education Program

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QUETTA, Jul 30: Mahvash & Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation (MJSF) contributed PRK 15 million to Chamalang Beneficiary Education Program (CBEP).  Mr. Ali Raza Siddiqui, Director MJSF and Mr. Imran Haleem Shaikh, EVP JS Bank presented the cheque to Commander Southern Command, Lt. General Nasser KhanJanjuain Quetta recently.  Maj. Gen (r) Tahir Habib Siddiqui, board member Habibullah Coastal Power Company and other senior officials were also present to mark the occasion.
Chamalang Beneficiary Education Program (CBEP) is one of the largest social sector development programmesin Baluchistan, being supervised by Pakistan Army. The project which started with an initial enrolment of 303 students of District Kohlu and Loralai in 2007 has grown appreciably to 3761 students from 23 Districts of the province.  CBEP continues tocontribute immensely towards delivery of quality education to children from poverty striven and backward areas of Baluchistan. The project bears expenditure on fees of day scholars besides bearing the cost of boarding, lodging, books, uniforms and tuition fees of students in boarding schools all over the country.
Sustainability of this programme is set to accrue desired dividends as this educated youth becomes a part of the work force in the various sectors of the economy. This continuity is ensured by active participation of development institutions and donor agencies. Commenting on the occasion,Ali Raza Siddiqui highlighted the role of MJSF and said the foundation has always been at the forefront of supporting such causes and always aims to reach out to the commonly unreached and deprived segments of the society.
Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation is a non-profit organization which working towards healthcare, education and social enterprise through sustainable development for the underprivileged segments of society with a special focus on women, minorities, children and disabled individuals. Foundation goal is to promote economic development and to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential. Read more on Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation at www.mjsf.org

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