Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL)
Karachi Education Initiative (KEI) is a not-for-profit organization, run by group of diverse business leaders. KEI is establishing a world class graduate and post graduate level school in Karachi by the name of Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL).
KEI has partnered with Judge Business School (JBS) of the University of Cambridge, for KSBL's curriculum designing, teaching material development, faculty formation, technological assistance and executive educational development.
To support the cause, Lucky Cement has donated a generous amount of Rs. 100 million for the construction of this world-class institution. Mr. Muhammad Ali Tabba also serves on the Board of Directors of KEI and is playing an active role in establishing this center of excellence.
The Hub School Project
The Hub School Project is located near Hub Dam Road in Karachi, which is spread over 250 acres of land out of this 190 acres is reserved for construction of a girls' boarding school, a university, playground, parks and residential facility for the staff.
Lucky Cement has very generously contributed in the construction of this non-profit school meant to educate the underprivileged children of the surrounding areas, especially females.
Concern for Children Trust Partnership
Partnering up with Concern for Children Trust, Lucky Cement provided material support of cement to renovate three schools located at Machar Colony, a slum in suburbs of Karachi. This project is named as Project Kitab. The company is also sponsoring the development of the syllabus of the school.
Ilm Jo Sohro school in interior Sindh
Lucky cement also donated very generously towards the construction of a school "ILM JO SOHRO" which is aimed to provide free education to the children of the underprivileged areas of interior Sindh province.
Scholarships / Educational Assistance
Scholarship funds at following universities have been established:
Institute of Business Administration (IBA):
In memory of its late founder and Chairman, Lucky Cement has established an ongoing scholarship at IBA called "Lucky Cement – Abdul Razzak Tabba Scholarship" for the students who are exceptional in academics, but are in need for financial assistance.
Institute of Business Management (IoBM):
Lucky Cement also setup a need-cum-merit scholarship at IoBM, needy students are thus referred by the institute administration to the Company for assistance.
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS):
Extending the effort to facilitate the youth of Pakistan with quality education, Lucky Cement has joined hands with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to set up a scholarship program sponsoring LUMS students – National Outreach Program (NOP). Through this Outreach program, students from far flung areas of Pakistan are selected and provided full funding for education. The first batch of 23 Lucky Cement Scholars will graduate in 2014.