Shezda Afrin : World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Child labor is an issue we work to overcome every day. During the COVID pandemic, we see families across the world facing economic crisis. Unfortunately, some parents think that they have no option but to send their children to work in desperate, low-income situations. We can only imagine how many … [Read more...]

Aishwarya Benzy: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

At this very moment, millions of innocent children are being exploited. Some are wasting away in sweatshops while others are wearing away as they sell their bodies. Deprived of their childhood, dignity, and future, these children are crippled and locked into a continuous cycle of poverty. Children … [Read more...]

Kavin Kathir: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Over 168 million children are still child laborers today. Despite how far we have come in terms of technology and justice, child labor still remains one of the most prevalent issues in our world. The conditions in which some children have to still work in 2020 is truly astounding. The … [Read more...]

Nairita Siddiqui: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Child labor, the exploitation of children for work, has been a persisting issue throughout history and modern day. Victims of child labor suffer degradation of their physical and mental health as they are forced to sacrifice tiring hours working in unsafe environments for little to no pay. According … [Read more...]

Promit Sinha: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Imagine having no independence, choice, or ability to sustain a life you can thrive in. Over the time that I have been working with DCI I have seen the stories of kids that are simply unimaginable. In the history of the United States, we have all learned about the Civil War, President Lincoln, and … [Read more...]

Caitlyn Chow: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Although it might be difficult to divert our attention away from everything happening around the world right now, I want to shed some light on today, June 12, to commemorate World Day Against Child Labor. Currently 152 million children are working in child labor. When I read that statistic, I … [Read more...]

Invitation to Press Conference on Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) with Dr. Ehsan Hoque, Executive Director of DCI on Friday, 10th August, 2:00pm

Dear Friends, On behalf of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), it is my privilege to invite you to attend DCI's Press Conference on Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) with Dr. Ehsan Hoque, Executive Director of DCI on Friday, 10th August, 2:00pm at the Arbor City … [Read more...]

Invitation to Spring Charity Dinner

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OSP Sun Children Celebrate International Mother Language Day

Bangladeshis celebrate by placing flowers at the Martyrs' Monument and its replicas. A public holiday in the country since 1953, it is also known as Shohid Dibosh (Martyr Day). On 17 November 1999, the UNESCO General Conference recognized 21 February as International Mother Language Day. … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director and Founder Dr. Ehsan Hoque will address at the 12th Executive Committee Meeting of The All European Bangladesh Association (AEBA) on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

The All European Bangladesh Association (AEBA) has invited DCI Executive Director and Founder Dr. Ehsan Hoque to the 12th Executive Committee Meeting of AEBA as a special guest speaker on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria at the hotel IBIS WIEN MARIAHILF. … [Read more...]

Daily Sun: “Driven by love for orphans”

Mini Akter has no memory of her parents. She addressed her maternal grandmother as ‘Ma’ (mother). The orphan lived with her grandmother, Hasina Begum, in Nilpahamari where the destitute woman has to beg for a meal a day. As the aged woman was finding it hard to make both ends meet, she was … [Read more...]

Chowdhury Ahsan donated iPads to girls in orphanage

Chowdhury Ahsan is a 17 year old high school student from Las Vegas, Nevada in the U.S. He has been involved with DCI for last several years, founding a DCI club at the Meadows School and establishing the Las Vegas Youth Chapter. He is currently acting as its President. Along with his two vice … [Read more...]

DCI Celebrates World Day Against Child Labor

The Sun Child Sponsorship Program (SCSP) has celebrated the World Day Against Child Labor 2017 at its project offices. DCI has been working in Bangladesh since 2006 to provide education and prevent child labor through this program. About 100 children are continuing their education in higher … [Read more...]

Invitation to Attend the Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) on May 13-14, 2017 in Toronto

On behalf of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), we cordially invite you and your family and friends to DCI's Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) event on May 13-14, 2017 in Toronto. It will take place at the Toronto International Pavilion located at 190 Railside Rd, North York, … [Read more...]

24 DCI Students Pass SSC Exam in 2017!

We are very happy to announce that 24 DCI supported children in Bangladesh have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC)-2017 exam successfully. All of them have been getting their educational support from DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship Program (SCSP) since their primary education. With your … [Read more...]

Kick-Off for the 6th International Conference on Child Rights & Sight

On Monday, March 27th DCI organized a kick off meeting for the 6th International Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University October 14, 2017. Many volunteers attended the first conference organizational meeting, while many important members will be involved in subsequent meetings. The … [Read more...]

DCI at Cheshire Chamber of Commerce’ s Expo

On Saturday March 25th, 2017 DCI participated in the Home, Garden and Business Expo sponsored by the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce. At this fun filled event, volunteers educated the local community on the continued mission of DCI to help under privileged children. As people visited the booth … [Read more...]

ATN Bangla Honors Dr. Ehsan Hoque

ATN Bangla honoured Dr Ehsan Hoque, executive director of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), with Humanitarian Award this year. Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman, chairman of ATN Bangla presented the award to Dr Hoque at an award giving ceremony in the capital in late January. In recognition … [Read more...]

DCI President Dr. Brian DeBroff Visits UK to meet and strengthen DCI UK team

Distressed Children & Infants International’s President Dr. Brian DeBroff will visit UK for two days to meet DCI UK team. Dr. DeBroff will supervise and strengthen the DCI team and activities in UK. DCI UK team will meet Dr. Brian on December 30 at 8:00pm at Goring Hotel, Beeston Place, Grosvenor … [Read more...]

Journey for Child Rights & Sight Breakfast with Hamden Rotary Club

On Nov 12, Tuesday, the Hamden Rotary Club invited Dr. Ehsan Hoque, the founder and Executive Director of DCI, to a morning breakfast meeting at the Irish Pub in support of DCI’s efforts for child rights and sight.  It was a very successful event and about 30 Rotarians attended. DCI is grateful to … [Read more...]