On the bank of river Yamuna in the prestigious southern portion of New Delhi there is a pocket of upcoming colonies where about five hundred thousand Indians reside. These are Jamia Nagar, Batla House, Shaheen Bagh, Abul Fazl Enclave, Zakir Nagar, Johri Farm, Ghaffar Manzil, Nooru Nagar, Bharat Nagar, Mujeeb Bagh, Zakir Bagh and Okhla Village.
The Jamia School (affiliated to Jamia Millia Islamia) is grossly insufficient to cater to the requirements of the children of this pocket. Besides, the only other good school is Amity International School situated across Yamuna river at a distance of several miles from this pocket. The monthly tuition fee of this school is beyond the capacity of the large majority of the parents residing in these colonies. Also, there is the perennial problem of lack of seats in this school.
Keeping this requirement in mind, in 1996 some concerned Indians formed the God's Grace Foundation which was registered with the Registrar of Societies under the Indian Societies Registration Act. Begum Abida Ahmed, wife of the former President of India, late Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the first President. Besides other important and devoted persons, Dr. Nazira Mahmood is the Secretary of the Foundation.
The Foundation established in 1996 Gods Grace School just on the bank of river Yamuna in Abul Fazl Enclave beginning from Nursery to Class V. So far every year one class has been added and now the School is upto class X. Addition of one class every year will inshaAllah continue till the School reaches upto class XII (equivalent to American High School). The medium of education is English and the syllabus is as prescribed by the Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Recitation of the English translation of Surah Fatiha is an important ingredient of the daily morning assembly prayer. English versions of the Prophet (PBUH)s traditions are inscribed at appropriate places in the School campus.