KARNAs mission is to improve and advance the public good, the quality of life of those who are disadvantaged, vulnerable and maginalized and encourage students who demonstrate intellectual distinction and interest in socio-development needs.

To realize this mission,  KARNA shall seek to empower and build community capacity, and provide services for sustainable development. KARNA shall also work in partnership with other not-for-profit agencies, the Government, donors, community partners and the public.

KARNA is a voluntary, not-for-profit, non-self-serving, non-governmental, non-partisan and independent organization involved in the promotion of social justice and development.

KARNA is organized and will be operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or its successor provisions.  In furtherance of these purposes, the corporation shall perform the following:


subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To solicit and collect voluntary contributions in money and articles of value throughout the world.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To establish a fund in money or in articles of value, or both, from the aforesaid solicitation and collection.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To transmit in identified communities from the said fund money and articles of value for the maintenance, support , education and welfare of people. The funds  will be used for education, food, clothing, medical needs, infrastructure development, and providing developmental assistance in identified communities in less developed countries.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To assist other organizations throughout the world which are dedicated to the maintenance, support, education and welfare of people either by direct financial aid or assistance in the form of articles of value or by rendering guidance and advice.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To utilize the funds by providing opportunities to people in less developed countries to enable them pursue occupational and vocational training so as to obtain financial stability.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) To do any and all things, which may be suitable or proper for the accomplishment of the purposes defined above.
subbullet.gif (297 bytes) Consistent with the foregoing purposes, the corporation may engage in any lawful activity that may be incidental or reasonably necessary to those purposes, and may exercise all powers now or hereafter available to corporations organized under the State of Illinois Nonprofit Corporation Act.

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