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NOC Students at Cordillo  Are Eager to Learn

Children at the Cordillo Learning Center are benefiting immensely from NOC’s Monday through Thursday after school program, where they receive support from teachers from local public schools and volunteers. The students receive help in completing their homework, as well as

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ACLU Executive Director Visits NOC in Hilton Head


On March 7, 2017, Shaundra Young Scott, …Executive Director of the ACLU of South Carolina and the ACLU of South Carolina Foundation, met with Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder and Chair of NOC.  Ms. Scott came to Hilton Head to

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Community Support for Cordillo Program Center


NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P Sharma made a presentation about the situation at the Cordillo Program Center where NOC serves children and families living in poverty. The Cordillo Courts Board wants NOC to terminate its afterschool program immediately. Dr. Doug

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HHIE and NOC Begin Saturday School—A New Innovation

The local school system is extending its Saturday learning program into selected neighborhoods, focusing on 3 sites (HH IB Elementary and NOC’s Learning Centers at Oaks and Cordillo).  Eventually 75 to 100 students are expected to participate in this program,…

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NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma’s statement on issues relating to affordable housing in Hilton Head Island and Beaufort was read at a stakeholders meeting organized by the NBSC (National Bank of South Carolina) on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Dr.

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NOC Chairman, Dr. Narendra Sharma gave a talk on  Overcoming poverty and income-inequality: A global and local imperative, to the Unitarian Church of the Lowcountry on November 12, 2016. …In his opening remarks, Dr. Sharma said that “We

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