Success Stories

Supplies for Patuakhali Students

This March, education and hygiene materials were distributed to 600 students of our Sun Child Sponsorship Program area of Bauphal, Patuakhali, Bangladesh. We were honored to have Mr. Md. Bashir Gazi, the Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Bauphal as chief guest during the opening program on March 05. We are grateful to the Bauphal Upazila Secondary Education Officer Mr. Nazmul Islam and Mr. Ahsan Habib Kajol, DCI’s visitor, Australia chapter for attending the event as special guest. 600 students have received necessary education materials like notebooks, pens, pencils, school bag, geometry box, pencil box, drawing kits, calculator and hygiene materials like soap, nail cutter, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb etc.

Supplies for Nilphamari Students

This February, 2024 Education and hygiene materials were distributed to 210 sponsored children under Sun Child Sponsorship Program area in Nilphamari district. The Honourable Upazila Nirbahi  Officer UNO of Jaldhaka Upazila, Upazila Secondary Education Officer, Upazila Education Officer, Local Union Parishad Chairman, Head teachers of schools, local dignitaries and aided students and their parents were present in the program. All the students received necessary education materials like notebooks, pens, pencils, school bag, geometry box, pencil box, drawing kits, calculator and hygiene materials like soap, nail cutter, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb etc.

Gyanaranjan’s Story!

In the heart of a remote desert village in the Manipur district of Dhenkanal, 80 km away from the nearest town Gyanaranjan , a 9-year-old boy was having serious vision problem since grade 2, which was affecting his academic progress. His father brought him to DCI supported Kalinga Eye Hospital in India. He was prescribed a dome-5X magnifier and an easy reading desk to help him cope with the challenges imposed by his condition.  A life was changed! Please join us and help hundred of children whose life you can change by access to health and education.

Eye Screening Camp in India

With DCI’s support, Kalinga Eye Hospital, a branch of NYSASDRI organized a four-day eye screening camp (from 29th January to 1st February 2024) for School students, in Telkoi block of Keonjhar District. During these 4 days, a total of 1033 persons including 990 school students and 43 teachers were screened from 4 schools. Students having refractive errors were provided with glasses and those with issues other than refraction were referred to the Base Hospital for further treatment.

Dolma from Nepal Wins Singing Competition!

Congratulations Dolma!  Dolma Tamang wins 1st position from junior group in singing Competition.  Dolma is a 12 years old girl who is in grade five now.  Her dream is to be a singer. She is under care of SCIF (Supporting Children Initiative Foundation), an orphanage in Kathmandu – the capital of Nepal. DCI has been supporting this orphanage since 2021.

DCI Celebrates International Women’s Day

DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship Program celebrated International Women’s Day under the theme ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.’ In rural Bangladesh. We tirelessly work to ensure girls’ education and women’s empowerment. With a majority (81%) of girl students supported by all our projects, we’re committed to empowering women. Our workforce also boasts a majority (64%) of female employees, showcasing our unwavering commitment to gender equality.

DCI Distributes Blankets!

On January 30 and 31 to 1150 people in Bauphal, Patuakhali, and Keraniganj, Dhaka received winter blankets from DCI with the help of IFIC Bank. In Bauphal, Patuakhali the Bauphal UNO, Md. Bosir Gazi, and DCI Founder & Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque kicked off the distribution ceremony on Jan 30th. While in Keraniganj on Jan 31, Ms. Rakiba Sultana, Asst. Upazila Education Officer of Keraniganj and Mr. Zulfiker Haider, CEO of RSC joined as chief and special guests for the distribution event. The warmth of the blankets brought smiles to many faces in this severe cold weather. “This year has been tougher with the cold, but this blanket brings me comfort at night,” shared 76-year-old Nur Islam.

Sponsored Children Celebrate 2024 Book Festival!

In Bangladesh, 2024 Academic year began on January 1st . This year there has been major changes in the education system.  Students of first to third class of primary and 6th to 9th class of secondary school will read new textbooks. According to the National Curriculum and Textbook Board of Bangladesh (NCTB), 307 million 83 thousand new books are being distributed free across the country. The book distribution day was celebrated with enthusiasm and excitements in all our project locations.