Cheema Trust Public School (CTPS)
Gen Rahim Khan as founder chairman KEF Board of Trustees has always demanded the highest levels of dedication and commitment from everyone involved in the establishment maintenance and the development of KEF educational provision for our future generations. He leads by example and together with his brothers and the rest of the family began the pilot school in Rawalakot on a landsite donated by them. During each of fund raising forays into UK he has insisted that all KEF UK trustees give serious consideration to establishing KEF schools in their own backyards by donating land and raising the necessary funds.
In 2009 Mr. M. Akram Khan-Cheema OBE, an independent educational management consultant registered with OfSTED for schools inspection in England and Wales and the founder Secretary to the KEF UK Trustees managed to convince his own family to donated 48 kanal of their land in Chakwall near Village Sang Khurd and Village Sang Kalan. The Cheema family and friends have been raising funds for this fourth KEF school since they committed themselves to this project as part of sadaqa jariyah. Akram Khan-Cheema decide to come out of retirement and take up a position in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia working as Director of an education project in order to raise the necessary funds for the 4th KEF school. He has already pledged £90,000.00 towards the target of between £200,000.00 and £300,000.00 needed to complete the construction, furnish and equip it with state of the art resources and recruit and appoint appropriately trained staff for our 4th KEF school in Chakwall. Work started on this fourth school during 2010 with digging for water and after second attempt water was located and Gen Rahim Khan laid the foundations for the boundary wall in November 2010. The designing for the school is in progress and an artist’s impression is presented above. We are inviting friends and supporters of KEF to continue their efforts in making their regular contributions so that the construction can be accelerated and hopefully the ground-breaking opening ceremony with provision for many more talented children from socioeconomically deprived families in yet another remote rural area of Pakistan can be organised at the earliest time.
Akram Khan-Cheema is Director of the Mawhiba Schools Partnership (MSP) project working across three KSA cities/regions (Riyadh, Jeddah & Dammam) involving 36 schools. MSP is one of five prestigious projects funded by King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity and Akram has promised to inject the best aspects of his experience from what he is learning into KEF’s educational programmes. He will be visiting Pakistan regularly insha’Allah together with Mr Mussadiq Hussain (chairman KEF UK) in their capacity as members of the Board of Trustees.