We start with nothing. But we don’t need much either. Books and computers are not necessary for the Place of Reasoning to function.  Money to rent a Meeting Place indoors out of the rain and the Sun for at least 8 months. Funds to pay casual help to run the sessions and provide soup/food for attendees. Chairs, White Board, Audio Visual equip, security, Transportation (local taxi, bus), promotion of learning center, internet site creation and management,Teachers, Counsellors etc.     $20,000 USD