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...]

Message from Salma Siddique, DCI Youth Volunteer

Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) is a phenomenal organization that benefits not only children, but their families, and the communities in which they live in. As a pediatrician in New York, we see a huge spectrum of illness and disease, as well as social issues that impact children … [Read more...]

Ridwan Ahmed Volunteers at DCI’s Sun Child Home

I had the pleasure of volunteering at RSC/DCI at the girls’ orphanage in Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. I taught English by combining it with Bangla. Through visual learning, the girls were able to accomplish good pronunciation and recognition of the English alphabet and numbers. Over a stretch of … [Read more...]

My Experience Volunteering with DCI in Bangladesh by Samia Alam

This summer I was in Bangladesh, working at a clinic for underprivileged people, visiting slums to check health conditions of children and pregnant women, and working at an orphanage, which overall has been an eye-opening experience for me. The DCI volunteer program has given me the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Fahmida Sharmin

Sponsoring children through DCI and visiting the project areas in Bangladesh is an experience which is unique and enough to change a person forever. I have been sponsoring 25 children for the last three years. I really like the program. It is simple and transparent, and I have direct contact with my … [Read more...]

Anis Zaman

Last winter I went to Bangladesh to see my mom and to visit my sponsored child, Laboni Akter Tanjila. I have been sponsoring Laboni for the last couple of years and until now I knew her only from pictures. I was very excited to finally to be able to meet my sponsored child. My brother and I went to … [Read more...]

Dr. Mutahar Ahmed

It’s difficult and saddening to see true poverty and even more upsetting to see that those who suffer most are children. However, it’s also uplifting to know that organizations like Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) exist to aid those living in poverty. I visited DCI’s Sun Child … [Read more...]

Nazneen & Salauddin Ahmed

While visiting DCI’s Sun Child Home for Orphans in Bangladesh, we were very impressed by the small girls’ performance of dance and music. They are very smart and learn easily. The facility is very clean and tidy. We are lucky that we could come to meet them. Insha’Allah we will help them more in the … [Read more...]

Dr. Khandaker Nasimul Anwar

I enjoyed spending time with the kids at DCI’s Sun Child Home for Orphans in Bangladesh. They are a really good example of how good care can make the difference. I would like to come back again and again to visit them. I wish them good luck. –Dr. Khandaker Nasimul Anwar Minooka, IL … [Read more...]

Subhi Zaman

In the short time that I was in Bangladesh, I have seen more kind-hearted people than I have seen in a long time. DCI is changing the world for the better, keep up the good work. God bless! –Subhi Zaman March 28, 2009 … [Read more...]

Galley Saleh

I have had an incredible time in Bangladesh from the minute I was picked up at the airport. Thank you so much for everything. I am looking forward to coming again and working with DCI/RSC and the beautiful people of Bangladesh. –Galley Saleh DCI Youth Volunteer August 3, 2009 … [Read more...]

Mushfiqa (Monica) Jamaluddin

Over this past Christmas Break I was in Bangladesh. My personal goal for this trip was to get a firsthand experience with the issues Bangladesh is dealing with and how DCI is planning to help alleviate some of these problems. Although I have visited Bangladesh numerous times throughout my childhood … [Read more...]

Saika Belal Nitol

I am having a great time working and collecting data in DCI’s Clinic for the Underprivileged. I really appreciate DCI’s hospitality. Also, I recently visited some DCI-supported orphanages, and I was truly moved by the changes the services offered by DCI are making in these children’s lives. I am so … [Read more...]

Brian Wayda

I am grateful to play even a small role as a volunteer for Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) since its inception. DCI is a great organization that has established several great programs in pursuit of their mission to protect child rights and alleviate poverty. The Sun-Child … [Read more...]

Tanbir Ahmed

DCI’s Bangladesh office was really well-equipped and its staff is very skilled, efficient, and polite. I am so encouraged by the work they are doing, and I offer them my best wishes for continued success. –Tanbir Ahmed Doraville, GA … [Read more...]

Arush Sarwar

After my visit to Bangladesh, I decided to devote myself to aiding the distressed children through DCI. I also want to work extensively for youth leadership development in the USA by motivating American children to take on more humanitarian activities. In the near future, I want to visit Bangladesh … [Read more...]

Sharmin (Mouri)

It was a very eye opening experience. I grew up outside of Bangladesh and wanted to be aware of the condition of the poor in Bangladesh and what we can do to make their lives better. DCI is doing an excellent job in helping the urban slum residents from several directions. This was a very heart … [Read more...]

Misu Tasnim

It was a great experience and learning working with DCI team in Bangladesh. Thank you DCI Bangladesh for your hospitality and wonderful presentation. I really appreciate what your office is doing for rural children in Bangladesh. I hope to work more closely with your office during my next … [Read more...]

Jonathan Coleman

I am honored to be a part of DCI and hope to bring a better future for the children in Bangladesh, because they are the future of the country. I could never have anticipated that I would go to Bangladesh. There are many obstacles that would have prevented me from ever travelling there. I was given … [Read more...]

Matthew Nelson

Our trip to Shoula has been very successful. Thanks to the effort by the DCI team and their friends here in this village. Shoula is a long way from home but our visit reinforces the similarities between children and families all over the world. We look forward to a long relationship with the … [Read more...]

Nahreen Ahmed

I had no clue while traveling with the DCI team in Bangladesh that I was about to go through a life-changing experience. We were greeted by adorable young children that live in unimaginable conditions. But that did not keep them from smiling or greeting us happily. Spending time with them made me … [Read more...]

Maliha Ahmed

Seeing the extent of the poverty in Bangladesh over the years, particularly among children, has been painful. But on my most recent trip there things were different. For the first time I saw the flame of hope and happiness in the bright faces of the many children DCI has helped. Having the … [Read more...]

Shantalle Alam

I went to Bangladesh in Jan, 2008. My favorite moment there was seeing all the kids from every window in the orphanage waving goodbye and telling us to come back soon. That was also the moment I promised myself I would return to Bangladesh just to visit them again. The last place we went was the … [Read more...]

Jonathan Coleman

DCI Youth Volunteer Jonathan ColemanI am honored to be a part of DCI and hope to bring a better future for the children in Bangladesh, because they are the future of the country. I could never have anticipated that I would go to Bangladesh. There are many obstacles that would have prevented me from … [Read more...]