USAID through Small Grants Program has funded Rising Sun Educational and Welfare Society (RSEWS) for implementing “Training of Trainers (TOT) in Special Needs & Inclusive Education”.

U.S. Consul General in Lahore Zachary Harkenrider and Governor of Punjab Muhammad Rafique Rajwana inaugurated the project in Lahore on, August 4, 2015.

In his remarks, the U.S. Consul General highlighted the importance of inclusive education and reiterated United States’ support to education in Pakistan. Governor Punjab appreciated the contribution of Rising Sun Education and Welfare Society (RSEWS) and thanked USAID for financial assistance for the project.

The project is designed to promote inclusive education by creating a pool of 70 master trainers with advanced training, and establishing resource rooms and monitoring center for teacher training in Punjab.