The Loomba Foundation Pledges to Educates 20 children of widows from Musahar community over a period of five years in Patna in Bihar

PATNA: The Loomba Foundation, an UN accredited global charity, signed an MOU with Shoshit Samadhan Kendra in Patna on 1st November 2018, pledging to provide scholarships to 20 children of poor widows from the Musahar community, totaling Rs. 50 Lakhs over a period of five years.

An MOU was signed by Mr. Pawan Kumar, Manger Education Prorgrammes of the Loomba Foundation and Mr. J. K. Sinha, Founder and Chairman of the Shoshit Samadhan Kendra. Mr. Pawan Kumar handed over to Mr. J. K. Sinha a cheque for Rs. 5 Lakhs, a payment for scholarships for next six months. He met all 20 beneficiaries at the school and visited Library, Computer Lab, Medical Lab, barracks and the Mess where the food is prepared daily for all students.

The programme for the day included an audio-visual briefing by Mr. Sinha regarding the Shoshit Seva Sangh and the activities of the Shoshit Samadhan Kendra. A cultural programme was organized by the School which was performed by the students of Shoshit Samadhan Kendra. The programme was followed by a lunch hosted by Mr. Sinha.

The Founder and Chairman, Mr. J.K. Sinha during his speech conveyed his sincere thanks to the Loomba Foundation for their support to educate 20 widows’ children from Musahar community, poorest of the poor, at the Shoshit Samadhan Kendra in Patna. He continued to say that it is an English Medium residential boys school, which provides education, boarding, lodging, healthcare and extra curriculum activities to every student, free of cost.

He further added “after completion of the school education the students are expected to attend the Patna based Magnus IAS Academy and take the competitive examinations for class I, class II & class III services in the government and public sector. He is hopeful that the alumni of his school will be successful in achieving placements in the Government and private sectors. This is what I am working for and very hopeful that these students, who actually come from very poor families, can bring about a real change and break the shackles of poverty in their lives”.