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The word Gyaan is a Sanskrit word which means “knowledge”.

Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning.

CITTA Foundation is a registered nonprofit in India. All donations are tax exempt under the 80G and 12AA. The organization CITTA was first initiated in 1998 in the USA to support communities in some of the poorest and most remote areas of the world that lack access to proper healthcare and education and face significant obstacles to economic development. Now, through local leadership and commitment, The CITTA Foundation, India will launch its first project, the GYAAN Center for women in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The project includes a school, women’s cooperative, and a market and exhibition Hall. Not only will the Center provide economic development, education, and skills training for girls and women residing in the Jaisalmer District, it will also provide a unique outlet to enhance gender parity in the region.

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