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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 event took place at William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens, NY.
Asahi Hoque explained how she got involved in DCI’s volunteer work and how DCI’s volunteer programs are changing the lives of thousands of underprivileged children in Bangladesh.
She highlighted the crucial role volunteers have played in DCI’s success since its inception. Asahi Hoque also outlined the tremendous life-long benefits for American children and young adults involved in DCI’s humanitarian efforts.
Additionally, she presented the achievements of her DCI chapter at the University of Connecticut and discussed ways to form strong DCI teams throughout the country. She emphasized that each young person has the ability to take action and change the life of a disadvantaged child.