85% of our total operating expenses fund programs for children. So the majority of your dollars go toward exactly what you intended - supporting children in poverty.
“I don’t think about my past anymore. I thank DCI for turning things around. I never thought I could get a chance like this here in this village.”
-Zakia Begum, DCI Tutor
Zakia Begum was born into a farmer family in remote Bangladesh. She is the youngest of three siblings. According to the social standard of villages of Bangladesh, she is dark and is not considered pretty. Her family has little money, so her parents were always worried about her prospects for marriage. For girls in these villages where opportunity is limited, the main achievement is to get married.