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...]

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...]

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...]

DCI Holds “Journey for Child Rights & Sight” Concert Featuring Sabina Yasmin in CA

On April 12, 2014, Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI)’s California Chapter organized a benefit concert featuring legendary Bangladeshi singer Sabina Yasmin. The special event was part of DCI’s “Journey for Child Rights & Sight” campaign, which aims to raise awareness about child … [Read more...]

DCI Holds “Journey for Child Rights & Sight” Concert Featuring Sabina Yasmin in CT

On April 5th, 2014, DCI hosted a concert with legendary Bagladeshi vocalist Sabina Yasmin in Hartford, Connecticut as part of its ongoing “Journey for Child Rights & Sight” series, which raises awareness about child labor and blindness. The event was an outstanding success: it was attended by over … [Read more...]

“Magic & Mayhem” Show at UCONN with Michael Turco

On March 24th, 2014, DCI's University of Connecticut (UConn) Chapter invited Michael Turco, professional magician and DCI Goodwill Ambassador, to perform his "Magic & Mayhem" show as part of DCI's "Journey for Child Rights & Sight". This show was made possible by the generosity of Michael Turco and … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Addresses Yale UNICEF Conference

On Saturday, February 1st, 2014, the Yale UNICEF Club invited DCI Executive Director and Founder Dr. Ehsan Hoque to address the annual Yale University UNICEF Conference as a keynote speaker. Dr. Hoque's presentation on DCI's efforts for child rights and sight was well received, and many of the Yale … [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...]

DCI Purdue Chapter Hosts First Event

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 newly formed Purdue Chapter DCI hosted a fundraising event in collaboration with the band Bodna Chors from the Bangladeshi Student Association. The concert included a variety of Bengali music ranging from pop to rock. The auditorium was filled with high energy from … [Read more...]

DCI Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University on September 28, 2013

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) recently hosted its 4th “Conference on Child Rights & Sight”. This exciting, high profile event took place on September 28, 2013 at Yale University to coincide with ‘Child Rights Week’ and ‘World Sight Day’. The day was filled with … [Read more...]

Press Conference Held with Babita in Toronto

Babita Akhtar, internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi actress, calls for support to DCI’s mission to protect the rights and vision of underprivileged children. Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) hosted a “Press Conference on Child Rights & Sight” in Toronto on July 19, 2013. … [Read more...]