DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque to Attend BMANA 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada for Child Rights

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (June 20, 2010): Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How American Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved” on July 2nd, … [Read more...]

DCI Program Director Dr. Sabina Ahmed Attended Baishakhee Mela in Detroit, Michigan

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (May 17, 2010): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International Program Director, Dr. Sabina Ahmed, attended Bangladeshi Community Baishakhee Mela, in Detroit on 05/15/10, Michigan, organized by Bangladeshi Community of Michigan. She … [Read more...]

DCI Child Rights Awareness Program to Be Held in Evanston, Illinois on June 19, 2010

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (May 25, 2010): Distressed Children & Infants International, a US registered, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID# 810671495), is hosting a “DCI CHILD RIGHTS awareness and fund raising program” organized by DCI Illinois … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque to Give Lecture on May 12 at MBACT

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (May 08, 2010): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How American Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved” on May 12th, … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque to Attend FOBANA 2010

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (April 30, 2010): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How American Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved” on July … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque to visit Manassas, Virginia for Child Rights Campaign

US-based charity fights for CHILD RIGHTS Cheshire, CT (March 11, 2010): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How American Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved” on March … [Read more...]

DCI Hosts 2nd Annual Child Rights Conference and Concert

Cheshire, CT 10/17/2009: More than 500 people attended Distressed Children & Infants (DCI) International’s 2nd Annual Conference on Child Rights and Journey for Rights & Sight Benefit Concert on October 17th, 2009. The day’s events took place at Yale School of Medicine’s TAC Building and … [Read more...]

DCI Participates in International Child Day & Child Rights Week 2009

Each year Child Rights Week is celebrated all over the world. Bangladesh also celebrate this week nationally. This year the government of Bangladesh observed this week during October 5-11. As child rights organizations Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) and Distressed Children & Infants (DCI) … [Read more...]

DCI Director Visited Bangladesh to Help Improve the Lives of Underprivileged Children

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Director, Dr. Nina Hoque, visited Bangladesh (from July 10-25, 2009) to supervise and monitor the following DCI programs: the Sun Child Sponsorship Program, Childhood Blindness Prevention Program (CBPP), Orphan Support Program … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Campaigns for Child Rights at FOBANA 2009

Cheshire, CT: Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled DCI Programs and Activities in Bangladesh and How US Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved on both July 3rd and July 4th at the 23rdFOBANA (the Federation … [Read more...]

DCI Representative Visited Bangladesh Sun Child Sponsorship Program (SCS) and Health for Underprivileged Program (HUP)

US-based charity developing health and education programs for underprivileged children in Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 26, 2009): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Representative from its New York Chapter, Dr. Afia Zaman, a well known pediatrician from New York, USA, … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Campaigning in California

Cheshire, CT: Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled DCI Programs and Activities in Bangladesh and How US Youths Can Benefit from Getting Involved on Sunday, March 29 at 6:00pm. Dr. Hoque’s presentation is … [Read more...]

Cathy Cann of Connecticut raises $1000 for DCI

On October 4, 2008, Cathy Cann, Miss Pre-Teen of Connecticut 2006 arranged a benefit concert in Stratford, Connecticut. All proceeds from the concert were donated to organizations working for local and international literacy programs. Distressed Children & Infants International was one of the … [Read more...]

DCI’s Executive Director Ehsan Hoque Speaks to VOA Bangla

Dr. Ehsanul Hoque , the Executive Director of Distressed Children & Infants International, explains in this interview how DCI’s mission is to advocate for child rights, and to help severely underprivileged children lift themselves out of poverty by providing them with basic life necessities, … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Performs Cataract Surgery in Bangladesh

Cheshire, CT (March 12, 2008) – Dr. Brian DeBroff, Associate Clinical Professor of Opthalmology at Yale University, recently returned from performing cataract surgery on children in Bangladesh. DeBroff is president of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), a nonprofit child rights … [Read more...]

DCI Provides Aid and Relief to Victims of Cyclone Sidr

Patuakhali, Bangladesh (January 15, 2008) – In November of 2007, thousands of people lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands more were left without food and shelter when Cyclone Sidr struck Bangladesh. The Patuakhali district, one of DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship project locations, was devastated … [Read more...]

DCI Expands Sun Child Sponsorship Program

Habiganj, Bangladesh (January 13, 2008) – On January 12, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, DCI Vice President, officially inaugurated a new SCS project in Habigonj, Sylhet, in northeastern Bangladesh. The project is based at the Nagura Farm Govt. Primary School in Habiganj. Dr. Ehsan Hoque, DCI Executive … [Read more...]

DCI Launches Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 16, 2007) – At a ceremony on December 15, Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President, and Professor Azad Khan, DAB President and Director of DCI’s Bangladesh operations, officially inaugurated DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention (CBP) Program. The goal of this program is to … [Read more...]

Invitation to a Reception in Honor of DCI President

This is to inform you that Professor Brian DeBroff, President of Distressed Children & Infants International DCI, will be arriving in Bangladesh with a team of medical personnel on December 13 for a one-week visit. We will be initiating the “Prevention of Childhood Blindness Program” on behalf … [Read more...]

DCI’s Project for Childhood Blindness Prevention

Primary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in infants remains a controversial topic, yet is gaining more widespread acceptance …. This technique has the advantage that most pediatric ophthalmologists and even general ophthalmologists could easily be trained to perform this procedure. This could be … [Read more...]

DCI’s Executive Director to Visit Bangladesh to Supervise Cyclone Sidr Relief Efforts

On November 29, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, DCI Executive Director, will be traveling to Bangladesh to personally direct DCI’s cyclone relief efforts. In concert with local DCI officials, he will work to ensure that the organization’s resources are used as efficiently and effectively as possible. Once the … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Visits Bangladesh to Inaugurate DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

A team from DCI, Distressed Children International, will be going to Bangladesh on December 13 for a one-week visit to inaugurate its Childhood Blindness Prevention Program. The team members are: Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President; Dr. Ehsanul Hoque, DCI Executive Director; Dr. Maksud Chowdhury, DCI … [Read more...]

Child Rights Awareness Concert at Yale University

Distressed Children & Infants (DCI) International is hosting “A Celebration of Child Rights“, a concert in commemoration of Child Rights Week. The concert will take place on October 27, 2007, 6:00-8:00 PM, at Harkness Auditorium, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, … [Read more...]

Director of DCI Visits Bangladesh

Program Director of Distressed Children International (DCI), Ms. Limu Chowdhury, went to Bangladesh on September 17, 2007. The purpose of her visit is to supervise DCI’s activities and the Sun Child Sponsorship (SCS) Program in Bangladesh. She will also participate in DCI’s Flood relief and … [Read more...]