Dr. Ehsan Hoque Meeting with Governor Dannel Malloy

DCI Founder & Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, had a meeting with CT Governor Dannel P. Malloy today morning. Dr. Hoque thanked Governor Dannel P. Malloy for his continued support to DCI's mission and invited him to attend the next Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University in 2017. … [Read more...]

28th Annual Fall Festival

On Saturday, September 10th DCI participated in the 28th Annual Cheshire Fall Festival and Marketplace. At this fun-filled event, volunteers educated the local community on the continued mission of DCI to help underprivileged children. As people visited the booth volunteers spoke with them about … [Read more...]

SCSP Celebrates World Literacy Day

Today is international literacy day. The world is celebrating the 50th anniversary of this day on the theme of “Reading the Past, Writing the future”. The Sun Child Sponsorship Program (SCSP) of DCI celebrates this day in the supported village in Patuakhali and Nilphamari. Today DCI arranged the … [Read more...]

Ehsan Hoque, DCI Executive Director Addresses 30th FOBANA Convention.

On Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, the FOBANA invited DCI Executive Director and Founder Dr. Ehsan Hoque to address the 30th FOBANA (Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America) Convention 2016 as a keynote speaker. Dr. Hoque’s presentation on DCI’s efforts for child rights and sight was … [Read more...]

Into-Giving Grant at work in remote village of Bangladesh

Rajen Kumar Saha Program manager of DCI’s Sun Child program bought books for the library. They also collected books as donations. All the books have already been sent to village. Because of the generous donation from Into-Giving, more than 1500 rural secondary & primary school students will get the … [Read more...]

Mercy High School-DCI Club hosted their first Annual DCI International Brunch, on August 20th 2016

Mercy High School-DCI Club hosted their first Annual DCI International Brunch in Wallingford, on August 20th 2016. The event was a great success and featured many exotic foods from different countries. Friends and families of team members attended the event. Dr. Ehsan Hoque, DCI executive director … [Read more...]

Congratulations to DCI North Dakota Chapter!

DCI. ND Chapter was inaugurated on December 29, 2015 at Davies High School, Fargo in memory of Sreejon Lala. The ceremony started with US National Anthem by renowned motivational speaker and singer Mark J Lindquist followed by a heartfelt tribute to Sreejon by Maria Slette along with a magnificent … [Read more...]

Daily Sun: 02/23/2016

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Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha: 02/19/2016

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Matthew D. Kaye, PhD

As the Director of the Office of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning, it is my responsibility to prioritize community engagement at Sacred Heart University (SHU). Community engagement is an excellent means for SHU students to contribute to a community in need, achieve a better understanding of … [Read more...]

Valley News Live: 12/30/2015

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“Education for Children of the Developing World: A Chance at a New Beginning” by Mehreen Pasha

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 1st Place, Group 2 (Grades 9-12) Mehreen Pasha - Cheshire, CT / Choate Rosemary Hall It is difficult to fathom that the insightful words of Harper Lee or Charles Dickens will never be cherished by the average teenager in the infamous abyss that is the … [Read more...]

“Three Major Problems Children Face: Lack of Access to Education, Child Labor, and Child Hunger” by Rehan Kabir

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 1st Place, Group 1 (Grades 5-8) Rehan Kabir - Gaithersburg, MD / Clearspring Elementary School As a 10-year-old child living in a prosperous country as the USA, it is hard to imagine that there are millions of children who don’t have access to education, or who … [Read more...]

“An Eye-Opening Summer” by Adiba Mobin

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 1st Place, Group 3 (College/University Students) Adiba Mobin - Austin, TX / University of Texas, Austin As I spent my summer as a volunteer in DCI’s Healthcare for Underprivileged Program in the Kallyanpur slums, I had not anticipated it to be one of the most … [Read more...]

2015 Child Rights Photo Competition Winner: Muhammad Munimuzzaman Khan – Dhaka, Bangladesh

1st Place, Group 3 (College/University Students) "Morning School" "I Want to Learn" "This Is Ms. Anna" Photos submitted by: Muhammad Munimuzzaman Khan Dhaka, Bangladesh … [Read more...]

“A Better Future” by Ifeanyi Okeke

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 2rd Place, Group 1 (Grades 5-8) Ifeanyi Okeke - Nkpor, Nigeria / Winners International School Sadly from the womb to the grave, female children fall victim to violence. In some countries and cultures before birth, tests are made to determine whether a fetus is … [Read more...]

2015 Child Rights Photo Competition Winner: Mohammed Arafat – New York, NY

1st Place, Group 2 (Grades 9-12) "Waiting for a Sailor" "End of the day...Yet a new beginning" "Save water. Save life." Photos submitted by: Mohammed Arafat New York, NY … [Read more...]

“Breaking the Child Abuse Cycle: Poverty” by Raiba Soada

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 2rd Place, Group 2 (Grades 9-12) Raiba Soada - Fayetteville, NC / Terry Sanford High School All children deserve to grow up in a world where their comfort, health, and safety are the priority. Children are our primary motivators to move forward in the world, … [Read more...]

Cheshire Citizen: 11/12/2015

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2015 Child Rights Photo Competition Winner: Raghib Yasar Polok – Dhaka, Bangladesh

1st Place, Group 1 (Grades 5-8) "I'm happy, I am going to learn something today in school." "Hurrah! It's time to go to home" "Undoubtedly, no one can stop children from this." Photos submitted by: Raghib Yasar Polok Dhaka, Bangladesh … [Read more...]

“16,000 Ebola Orphans: Rethinking Global Children’s Health” by Jason Doukakis

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 2rd Place, Group 3 (College/University Students) Jason Doukakis - New Haven, CT / Yale University The Ebola epidemic in West Africa, which has been dubiously estimated to have claimed 11,305 lives as of the 30th of August 2015, was undoubtedly very well … [Read more...]

Daily Sun – 11/08/2015

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2015 Child Rights Photo Competition Winner: Istiak Mahmud – Dhaka, Bangladesh

1st Place, Group 4 (Adults) "Distressed" "Together It's Fun!" "We Don't Mind Going to School in Different Uniforms!" Photos submitted by: Istiak Mahmud Dhaka, Bangladesh … [Read more...]

“The Ongoing Struggle with Child Rights” by Rumman Kibria

2015 Child Rights Essay Competition: 2rd Place, Group 3 (College/University Students) Rumman Kibria - Los Angeles, CA / Santa Monica College The great historian Howard Zinn has left a legacy in the words “You can’t be neutral on a moving train”; the title and quote from Zinn’s book as published in … [Read more...]