Thursday, March 24, 2011

Canada-India Education Society

Canada-India Education Society (CIES)  
Founded in 1991 by a group of friends in Vancouver. The purpose of CIES is to support health care and education in rural Punjab and other rural areas of India. CIES also seeks to promote civil society partnerships between Canada and India. CIES has its office in Vancouver, British Columbia and is managed by a Board of Directors.      
                Activities include:
             health and education programs in Punjab;
             faculty and student exchange between UBC School of Nursing and Guru Nanak College of Nursing;
             annual bursaries for high school graduates in Canada and bursaries and scholarships for high school and nursing students in Punjab; and
             public engagement and fund-raising.
Canada-India Education Society
Address: # 335 – 1275 West 6th Avenue Vancouver, BC Canada V6H 1A6
Telephone: (604) 714-0414
Facsimile: (604) 714-0401

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