MITHI: The Thar Foundation announced on Wednesday it would run three more schools in addition to its plan to establish as many schools in Mithi, Islamkot and Thar coalfield’s Block-II to impart quality education in the backward district.

The foundation established by the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Charter for Compassion Pakistan (CfCP) to run three primary schools in the area.

As per the MoU, the foundation will take overall responsibility of the schools in the villages of Bitra, Mansingh Bheel and Tharyo Halepoto and the CfCP will manage day-to-day affairs of the schools.

Each of the three schools constructed by Thar Foundation will be English-medium having nine rooms each and with the facilities of safe drinking water, washrooms, playground with shaded area, boundary wall and solar panels for electricity supply in classrooms.

Published in Dawn, July 27th, 2017