Support Blindness Prevention with Your Zakat Fund

Every year thousands of people become blind from lack of treatment, even though they could be treated with a simple surgery. DCI operates its Blindness Prevention Program with the objective of preventing and treating vision loss among underprivileged children and their families. You could be a part … [Read more...]

Donate Your Zakat to DCI to Help Families Like Ruhina Begums

Last year from your Zakat funds, DCI-RSC was able to provide goats to many vulnerable families. One year later they have multiplied their number of goats to twice as many. Gradually they have improved their social and financial conditions aswell. This is the power of Zakat. Ruhina Begum is just one … [Read more...]

DCI Celebrating Mother’s Day

DCI celebrated Mother’s Day by thanking all the mothers for their sacrifice and hard work for their children. Since 2010 DCI has been working to ensure safe hospital delivery and pre & post-natal care of mothers in extreme poor locations of Dhaka. The wonderful bond between a mother and child is … [Read more...]

DCI Building Awareness

SCSP is working to raise awareness about basic hygiene and other issues through showing videos at SunChild Sponsorship Nilphamari project area. This month, 180 children in one primary school enjoyed a video and learned about how and why it is important to take care of their teeth. DCI’s North Dakota … [Read more...]

Empowering Youths through Learning Facility

Besides providing sponsorship support for children in school, DCI is providing facilities for learning to the community and all supported schools in its SunChild sponsorship projects’locations. The support is in the form of a reading club, mobile library and computer training at school and at DCI … [Read more...]

Child Rights Awareness Concert in Bangladesh

Legendary singer Sabina Yasmin & acclaimed film actress Babita Akhtar stands beside the Underprivileged Children at a Child Rights Awareness Concert organized by Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) … [Read more...]

Journey for Rights & Sight Concert in Bangladesh and Australia

On March 23rd, 2018 Executive Director of DCI, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, is joining the Journey for Rights & Sight concert in Bangladesh and following that he will join a series of these events in Australia from March 30th to April 7th. The goal of the Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) event is to … [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...]

Journey for Child Rights & Sight Concert and Show: March 23, 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

On behalf of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC), we cordially invite you, your family and friends to DCI's Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) event on March 23, 2018 (Friday) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It will take place at the Krishibid … [Read more...]


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Douglas A. Feldman, PhD

I truly enjoyed participating in the Conference on Child Rights & Sight held at Yale University. It gave me an excellent opportunity to share my research and ideas on AIDS orphans in Africa directly with colleagues and program directors. I found the quality of the presentations at the conference to … [Read more...]

Dr. Jane Aronson

I participated in four years of DCI conferences and found it more about me learning than my teaching. The lectures were very scholarly. I learned a lot about trauma and even became acquainted with work going on in the US that has had a profound effect on the mission and vision of my foundation, … [Read more...]

Raouf N. Boules

As dean of the School of Health and Natural Science at the University of Saint Joseph, I am pleased to support the important work of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI). The University of Saint Joseph was founded by the Sisters of Mercy who “envision a just world for people who are … [Read more...]

Morris Karmazyn, PhD

Dear delegates to the 6th DCI conference, It is difficult to think of a more worthy and justified cause than to help distressed children and children at risk around the world. With this in mind, DCI has made outstanding progress in improving the lives of children in developing countries. As … [Read more...]

Dr. Lira Chowdhury’s Experience Volunteering for DCI

My name is Lira Chowdhury;l I grew up in Dallas, Texas and I feel privileged to have a family who could provide for me. I am proud to admit that I have an excellent family and very good friends. Reflecting on my life, I was going to a great school but was not sure what I wanted to do with my life … [Read more...]

Salman Khan, Founder & CEO of Khan Academy

The work that you all are doing is really, really super incredible, and it’s so in line with what we hope to do at Khan Academy. Obviously, education is one of those foundational things that we need to make broader if we really care about empowering as many people, especially children around the … [Read more...]

Carolyn Miles, President & CEO of Save the Children

At Save the Children, we join DCI in its mission of fighting poverty, hunger, child labor, and preventable blindness. Congratulations on this impressive convening. I know that it will lead to better outcomes and brighter futures for children everywhere. … [Read more...]

Dr. Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

As Yale's president, I am proud that our campus is home to this significant forum for advancing the cause of child rights. The partnership between Distressed Children & Infants International and Yale is built on shared values, and has proven to be deeply and reciprocally fruitful. The organization's … [Read more...]

Senator Richard Blumenthal

Every child no matter where they are borndeserves the opportunity to live a happy, healthy and productive life. Unfortunately, both here and abroad, poverty, inability to access modern healthcare and educational inequality continue to erect barriers that stand in the way of children meeting their … [Read more...]

H.E. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States

I congratulate DCI and its leadership, particularly its executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque for the laudable work on the children especially under the Sun Child Sponsorship Program that provides long term support to underprivileged children and their families in remote Bangladeshi villages. This … [Read more...]

DCI Celebrates the 53rd birthday of Dr. Ehsan Hoque in Bangladesh

DCI-Bangladesh celebrated the 53rd birthday of Dr. Ehsan Hoque, founder of Distressed Children and Infants International on March 13, 2017. As part of the festivities, children of DCI’s Sun Child Home joined Dr. Hoque on Monday morning, March 13, via Skype. They had arranged a birthday party in his … [Read more...]

Journey for Child Rights & Sight Concert and Show: February 3, 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

We invite you to DCI's Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) Concert & Show taking place on Friday, February 3, 2017, at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Auditorium, Krishi Khamar Sarak, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Buy tickets onlineTo buy tickets offline, please call … [Read more...]

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...]