Published On:28 July 2013
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Schools built by Association of Indian Muslims of America for Muslims in India

IMO News Service

Washington DC: The Association of Indian Muslims of America (AIM), Washington DC, has released information on schools built by them in India in recent years as part of their program to develop education in the Muslim community in India.

The schools are: (1.) AIM-FD Industrial Technical Training Center, Jamalpur, Ahmedabad, built in 2007; (2.) Saima Mansoor Higher Secondary School, Parsara, District Hathras, UP, built in 2009; (3.) AIM Junior High School, Kopepur, District Faizabad, UP, built in 2011 ; (4.) AIM Junior High School, Tewra, District Muzaffarnagar, UP, built in 2013.

These non-profit schools are new schools built by AIM in low income Muslim majority districts and are being operated by local charitable Muslim organizations to promote education in the needy segments of the community. The schools charge nominal tuition fees from the students; the differences between income from tuition fees and operating expenses are borne by AIM. These schools follow the Indian Government approved Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculam.

AIM's Education Program plan comprises of building one school every two years in a different city. The next school AIM is planning to build will be a Junir High School in Gujarat. In addition to building schools, AIM provides financial assistance to needy students from the community and relief & rehabilitation assistance to victims of natural disasters and sectarian violence. AIM also operates an active program to develop friendly relation between Muslims and others in India.

AIM, established in 1985 and located in Washington DC, is a non-profit, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) of Indian-American Muslims who live in North America. It is dedicated to assisting the development of the socioeconomically and educationally backward Muslim community in India. More information on AIM's activities can be obtained from its website, http://www.AimAmerica.org.

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