Melanesia Education Development Foundation Inc (MEDF) is a non-profit charity organization founded in 2000, and is operating out of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The MEDF is Tax and Duty exempted by the Internal Revenue Commission of Papua New Guinea.
The Mission is to promote education development opportunities for the less fortunate children/students and the people of Papua New Guinea and greater Melanesia in order help them to realize their full potential in life.
The Melanesia Education Development Foundation of Papua New Guinea passionately believes in the Value of Education as a powerful tool for change and bring lasting development to the mass less fortunate people of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Currently, Papua New Guinea is one of the most least developing country in the world today as per the United Nation's Development Index of developing countries in the world.
Development of Papua New Guinea and its people begins with investment in Education, Education, and Education for social and economic change. Unfortunately, ninety five percent (95%) of PNG children/students are being forced out of the public education system making them less fortunate in gaining access to full education with survival skills. These children/students become the "Drop-Outs" who needs immedidate support.
The United Nation's Universal Education Policy application for all children in Papua New Guinea shall continue to remain a huge challenge to achieve. Therefore, the children's right to education shall continue to remain a huge challenge to acheive in Papua New Guinea.
The Melanesia Education Development Foundation's programs are designed to address the prevelant educational needs and gaps of the less fortunate children/students, the school drop-outs, and needy schools throughout Papua New Guinea in order to ultimately improve the standards of living for all in Papua New Guinea.
Melanesia Education Development Foundation Inc (MEDF) currently has the following nationwide "Education Development Programs".
Education Scholarship/Sponsorship Program.
Overseas Education Promotion Program.
Education Materials and Infrastructure Development Program.
Development of Education Institutions Program (Building New Schools).
Peace Building Training Program.
Computers For Schools Program.
Libraries For Schools Program.
Education Credit Fund (or School Fees Credit Fund).