National Education Foundation has been sustaining 44 community Model schools in district Muzzaffarbad, Hattian Bala and Bagh of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. These schools were established by NEF through Community participation. Under the program, the community has donated land/ building/ shelter for the schools and NEF has been providing honorarium to teachers, free text books to student, utility charges to schools etc.
Presently about 4000 students are getting free primary education in 44 community schools and 121 teachers (90% - female teachers) are employed in these schools. The 5th class board result of these schools is 95%.