Dubai support for education in India

Post date: Jul 5, 2008 3:37:26 PM

Residents in Dubai have funded the educational needs of more than 12,000 rural and tribal children in India. A few weeks since an Indian charitable organisation began collecting contributions in Dubai, residents have helped set up 400 schools for village kids in India.

Current number of schools: 24,006

Number of students: 720,182

Dh1,500: The amount needed to set up and run one school for one year

Source: http://www.xpress4me.com/news/uae/dubai/20008421.html