Mamota Success story

Mamota Rani is a student of SCSP. She is from the Nilphamari project. In 2014, she passed the Secondary School Certificate successfully with the full support of DCI. Now she is reading at grade twelve. She likes drawing pictures. Her father is a farmer and her mother is a housewife. Mamota has two … [Read more...]

Dr, Ehsan Hoque at 36th BMANA Annual Convention in Atlanta.

On Saturday, July 15, 2016, the BMANA (Bangladesh Medical Association of North America) invited DCI Executive Director and Founder, Dr. Ehsan Hoque to address the 36th BMANA Convention as a guest speaker. Dr. Hoque’s presentation on DCI’s efforts for child rights and sight was well received. Many … [Read more...]

DCI Chicago

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, a Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) event took place at Banga Bhaban, 1148 North Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. In the last six years, the volunteers of DCI Illinois have spent 10’s of thousands of hours of their personal time to assist this great cause … [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...]

World Health Day 2016 celebrated in the Kallyanpur Porabari Slum

On April 7, 2016, Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) celebrated World Health Day 2016 at Kallyanpur Porabari Slum, Dhaka. The focus of this year's World Health Day was diabetes, "Halt the Rise, Beat Diabetes!" Worldwide, approximately 422 … [Read more...]

DCI Sponsors and Supports the 9th World Autism Awareness Day

In partnership with Tauri Foundation, Distressed Children & Infants Intl.(DCI) sponsored and supported "Autism & the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity" in honor of the 9th World Autism Awareness Day. DCI aims to promote the rights, social inclusion of those with autism. … [Read more...]

DCI & RSC Celebrate World Water Day 2016 In Bangladesh with Dr. Nina Hoque

On March 22, 2016, Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) celebrated World Water Day 2016 at Kallyanpur Porabari Slum, Dhaka, Bangladesh and also in remote villages like Patuakhali, Nilphamari. Each year on March 22nd the international … [Read more...]

Dr. Shrish T. Dhume, Director of DCI, Addresses Connecticut Marathi Mandal (CTMM)

On Sunday, March 20, 2016, Dr. Shirish T. Dhume, Director of DCI, addressed a CTMM meeting as keynote speaker. His presentation on DCI's efforts to raise the prospects of underprivileged children was well received; many attendees expressed their support for DCI's mission in combating the ravages of … [Read more...]

Dr. Ehsan Hoque Visits Bangladesh to Oversee DCI Projects

Distressed Children & Infants International's Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque visited Bangladesh (from Jan 20-Feb 10, 2016) to supervise and monitor DCI programs in Bangladesh. During his visit, he met with a number of medical and academic professionals and NGO leaders in order to assess the … [Read more...]

Dr. Ehsan Hoque Receives Humanitarian Award from Rajshahi Medical College

Dr. Ehsan Hoque, founder and Executive Director of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), was recently awarded the Humanitarian Award by Rajshahi Medical College in Bangladesh in recognition of his outstanding contribution to humanity. Principal of Rajshahi Medical College, Dr. … [Read more...]

DCI Holds 5th Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University

Senator Richard Blumenthal with DCI Leadership and members of DCI Stony Brook University Chapter at the 2015 Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organization (headquartered in … [Read more...]

Sponsoring One Child Uplifts an Entire Family

The comprehensive nature of DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship Program means intervening in the life of one child can break the cycle of poverty for their entire family. We’ve seen this in the case of Shima Rani, a student from Nilphamari, Bangladesh who has received DCI support since 2006, when she was in … [Read more...]

Stopping Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Sharmin’s Story

Sharmin Akter is a student from Feni, Bangladesh who enrolled in our Sun Child Sponsorship Program in 2006. DCI sponsorship has provided Sharmin educational materials, family stipend, and after-school tutoring support, but due to her family’s dire poverty her parents were considering arranging an … [Read more...]

DCI Director Dr. Nina Hoque Visits Bangladesh Projects

Distressed Children & Infants International’s Director Dr. Nina Hoque arrived in Bangladesh on Tuesday evening, July 28th, for a two week visit to assess the progress and performance of DCI’s programs. During her visit, Dr. Hoque has met with DCI Goodwill Ambassador Babita Akhter, Patron Sabina … [Read more...]

Najmin from Sun Child Home passes HSC Exam

After losing her father at an early age, Najmin Begum was sent to a government orphanage in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Seeking to provide better care and education, DCI brought her to Sun Child Home for Orphans and had her admitted to Kisholay Girls College in 11th grade. In addition to her regular … [Read more...]

Sabina Yasmin Inaugurates Free Eye Camp & Awareness Camp for Mothers in Dhaka

On August 1, 2015, Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) conducted an eye screening camp and awareness camp for new mothers in Kallyanpur, Dhaka. The legendary Bangladeshi singer Sabina Yasmin inaugurated the camps as DCI's chief guest. Prof. A.K Azad Khan (President, Diabetic … [Read more...]

DCI Observes World AIDS Day

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) has been deeply inspired by this year’s Worlds AIDS Day theme “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation”. According to UNAIDS estimates, there are now over 35 million people living with HIV, including 3.2 million children. Worldwide, 17.8 … [Read more...]

Khadiza’s Success

Khadiza Begum is a DCI supported student who now studies in Standard Eleven at Idris Molla Degree College in Patuakhali district. DCI has supported Khadiza since 2005 through the Sun Child Sponsorship Program. Thanks to DCI sponsorship, which allowed her to stay in school instead of being … [Read more...]

DCI Program Coordinator Asahi Hoque Addresses 2014 Intl. Bangla Festival Youth Forum

On June 15, 2014, Asahi Hoque, the Program Coordinator of Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI), addressed the 2014 International Bangla Festival Youth Forum in New York. The title of her presentation was "Volunteering Matters: Stories of Underprivileged Bangladeshi Children". The … [Read more...]