Institute for Global Education, Equality of Opportunity, and Prosperity (IGEP)
The Institute for Global
Education, Equality of Opportunity, and Prosperity (IGEP) is a non-profit 501-(c)-3, tax-exempt
charitable organization registered in Maryland, USA.
- Assist the poor and disadvantaged through education, alleviation of their poverty, improvement of their health and sanitation, and relief from natural disasters.
- Study and educate the public about the sources of poverty, including the impact of environmental change, the relationship between poverty and inequalities among people and the Gandhian philosophy of truth, nonviolence and selfless service to society.
- Support Gandhi College in the Ballia district of India to provide education and training to poor rural students, especially women, by providing financial support to build classrooms and laboratories, and for operating expenses of the college.
- Establish a center in Washington, D.C. for education and training of poor and disadvantaged persons. This center will inter alia, promote the Gandhian philosophy of truth, nonviolence and selfless service to society. The Center will also conduct research and organize discussions on poverty and inequality of opportunity with the ultimate goal to help create a fair, just and sustainable human civilization on the planet Earth.