Nairita Siddiqui: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Child labor, the exploitation of children for work, has been a persisting issue throughout history and modern day. Victims of child labor suffer degradation of their physical and mental health as they are forced to sacrifice tiring hours working in unsafe environments for little to no pay. According … [Read more...]

Promit Sinha: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Imagine having no independence, choice, or ability to sustain a life you can thrive in. Over the time that I have been working with DCI I have seen the stories of kids that are simply unimaginable. In the history of the United States, we have all learned about the Civil War, President Lincoln, and … [Read more...]

Caitlyn Chow: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

Although it might be difficult to divert our attention away from everything happening around the world right now, I want to shed some light on today, June 12, to commemorate World Day Against Child Labor. Currently 152 million children are working in child labor. When I read that statistic, I … [Read more...]

Cecelia DeBroff: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

On World Day Against Child Labor, people are called to recognize the hazardous realities of child labor. Most people understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has largely effected the global economy. Many people do not realize that the labor market shock trickles down to push millions of vulnerable … [Read more...]

Torsa Islam: World Day Against Child Labour 2020; Voices of DCI Youth Leaders

The first time I understood child labor and its implications was in 2004 as a child myself in Bangladesh. I saw hundreds of children in the streets of Dhaka and Rajshahi on that trip, children with large pickaxes in their tiny hands hammering away brick, children working outside surrounded by … [Read more...]

Message from Dr. Ehsan Hoque, Founder and Honorary Executive Director, DCI: World Day Against Child Labour 2020

It is with great sorrow and urgency that we observe this day with you. Today, June 12th, is World Day Against Child Labour, established by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002. The purpose of this day is to bring attention to the ongoing problem of child labor around the globe and to … [Read more...]

Congratulation to Rabeya Bosri, DCI sponsored child!

Congratulation to Rabeya Bosri, DCI sponsored child. Rabeya passed SSC (Secondary School Certificate exam) with the highest possible grade, GPA 5:00! We are so proud of her! We need to appreciate the tremendous achievement here. Rabeya comes from a village in Patuakhali, where her father is a … [Read more...]

Exciting News about Our Sponsored Children

This year, 68 sponsored children under DCI’s SunChild sponsorship program have successfully passed their Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam. All these children have been getting DCI's support from pre-school. Thanks to all sponsors, donors and volunteers for making this possible. … [Read more...]

Our Oldest Child Tahera Passed her SSC Exam

We are so very proud that our oldest child Tahera has passed her SSC Exam (Secondary School Certificate). Today we are all celebrating her success. We are extremely grateful to all our sponsors, donors and volunteers; the success was possible because of you! Thank you. About Tahera: Tahera used to … [Read more...]

DCI Setting up Hand Washing Stations

Setting up hand washing stations in different parts of the village markets. In Bangladesh, many people have gone to their villages from cities due to Covid-19 shutdown and also due to Eid festival. So the chance of Covid-19 spread in the villages have increased dramatically. DCI is working to make … [Read more...]

Dr. Jhimlee and Mr. Kutubi family Spread Eid Joy

Thanks to Dr. Jhimlee and Mr. Kutubi family for spreading Eid Joy. Their sponsored children, Shaheen & Nurul Zman were thrilled to receive special Eid gifts from them. DCI thanks them and all the sponsors who contributed for gifts for their children to celebrate the day. … [Read more...]

DCI Distributes Essential Food to Villages

DCI is distributing essential food items from village to village so that the vulnerable people like Minara Begum can get help. Thanks to all donors and sponsors for making this possible. … [Read more...]

Help COVID-19 Crisis in Bangladesh

Thousands of children and families in DCI project locations are in immediate danger from poverty caused by lost family income. DCI has been actively working to combat corona crisis in all its project areas. We have done the following so far, 1. DCI’s first response was to initiate public awareness … [Read more...]

JCRS Concert in Dhaka, Bangladesh: March 20, 2020

We are honored to invite you to attend DCI’s Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS) Concert & Show on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Auditorium, Krishi Khamar Sarak, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Please RSVP to attend and then purchase your tickets at DCI’s … [Read more...]

JCRS With DCI Goodwill Ambassador, Babita Aktar in Massachusetts, USA

DCI Goodwill Ambassador BABITA AKHTAR is an internationally acclaimed actress and a legendary star of Bangladeshi cinema. As part of DCI's Journey for Child Rights & Sight (JCRS), she has been holding press conferences and public events in various cities. The goal of the Journey for Child Rights … [Read more...]

Dinner Invitation To Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

Dear Friends, We cordially invite you to join us for a dinner to celebrate International Women's Day 2019 and honor the women and girls of the world. This is a wonderful opportunity to network with like-minded people, to learn about current issues affecting women and girls, and to discover ways to … [Read more...]

OSP Sun Children Celebrate International Mother Language Day

Bangladeshis celebrate by placing flowers at the Martyrs' Monument and its replicas. A public holiday in the country since 1953, it is also known as Shohid Dibosh (Martyr Day). On 17 November 1999, the UNESCO General Conference recognized 21 February as International Mother Language Day. … [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...]

ATN Bangla Honors Dr. Ehsan Hoque

ATN Bangla honoured Dr Ehsan Hoque, executive director of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), with Humanitarian Award this year. Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman, chairman of ATN Bangla presented the award to Dr Hoque at an award giving ceremony in the capital in late January. In recognition … [Read more...]

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