Charmy’s Foundation: Education Loan
Under the banner “CHARMY’S FOUNDATION“, Weaker Section Development Society (WSDS-initiate) which is one of the leading microfinance institutions, in partnership with a non profit online lending organisation Kiva is launching education loan for the first time in the whole north eastern region, apart from providing livelihood based loans and energy products. Initially WSDS has selected few institutions in Saikul and adjoining areas in Senapati district.
As a pilot project WSDS is launching its programme with V.M. NAZARETH ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL, Gangpijang, L.L. HENJOU ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL and DIAMOND SOWER ACADEMY, Thangkanphai and GOOD SAMARITAN PUBLIC SCHOOL, Saikul in Manipur on the 6th of February 2014. CHARMY’S FOUNDATION will also expand the education loan programme to other parts of the North East India particularly in the state of Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura by 2019.
CHARMY’s FOUNDATION aims to support poor but deserving and meritorious students in affording education and enabling them to reach their desired goals in life. No more would a deserving student have to give in their pursuit of dreams due to lack of money. The purpose of the loan is to ensure that worthy students are empowered to take their destiny into their own hands with complete financial backing. The FOUNDATION endeavors to shape student’s career by extending financial requirement and ultimately enabling them to support themselves and their families.
After its launching of education loan product for the first time for high school learners WSDS has broaden to include aspirants for professional courses such as nursing, engineering, medicine, aviation, etc irresponsive of caste, community or creed but rather based on needs.
CHARMY’s FOUNDATION aims to support poor but deserving and meritorious students in affording education and enabling them to reach their desired goals in life. Further it also aims to provide assistance to those who are ready to take up their individual professional courses to build for themselves well established careers. It does not have any barrier in terms of social, religious or caste differences. The programme is open to all aspiring individuals who are ready to take up challenges in building themselves as professionals in various aspects. In a short term, the FOUNDATION endeavors to shape student’s career by extending financial requirement and ultimately enabling them to support themselves and their families.
To make it easily accessible for willing candidates, WSDS has open a medium through which any candidate may write to and apply for the same. Such candidates may write to www.wsdsinitiate.org with full bio-data and for which WSDS has already set up a team for screening all entries. As per the decision of the team, candidates who have been shortlisted will be intimated for further steps.