MA Rangoonwala & Helper’s Community Centre, Quetta

Helpers Association of Pakistan (HAP), Quetta was founded in 1978. This not-for-profit NGO established its first ‘Helpers School’ in Quetta in 1979. In 1981, it started a 200-bed Eye Hospital in Quetta & has handed it over to the Civil Hospital. Presently it runs, Helpers Schools in Quetta, Chaman, Naushki, and Panjgoor. An Intermediate College, English Language and Computer Institutes in Quetta. To establish the M.A.R. & Helpers Community Centre for Vocational Courses in Quetta. The Land for this project has been provided by the Helpers Trust on nominal rent. The Construction of the Community Centre (14230 sq. Ft) and its complete furnishing was done by the Trust. The M.A. Rangoonwala & Helpers Community Centre, Quetta was completed in January 2010 and started its operation in February 2010. It was run by the Trust for a few years and the staff was trained at Rangoonwala Centre, Karachi. Presently the Helpers have started a girl's school in the morning and the vocational classes run in the afternoon. Future plan is to open a Home Economics College, which is very much required in Balochistan.