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When They Go Low, We Go High!

AEF monthly 'Lunch and Learn' was held on Saturday, 26th November 2016 at the AEF office on the subject “Moving Forward: Recognizing and Resolving Conflicts”. Agami Central's associate director of finance Amir Rahman Mamun gave an impressive presentation on this topic. AEF executive, volunteers, members and respective staffs did spontaneously participate in the session. The presentation was followed by a question & answer (Q&A) session and finally the participants were entertained by a spicy and delicious lunch.

Khan Academy Bangla at Shah Ali Model School in Dhaka

As a part of Implementation phase, Khan Academy Bangla (KAB) implementation team recently piloted KAB Platform in Hazrat Shah Ali Model High School in grade VI from 15th October 2016 to 25th November 2016.  A total of 42 students, divided into two groups along with two Mathematics Teachers were involved with this implementation phases.  12 classes were conducted successfully using lab model in a lab classroom.  The teachers employed KAB platform as an ICT teaching tool where each student got the chance to work on a desktop computer. It is mentionable that, Hazrat Shah Ali School has a fully equipped computer lab with 25 desktop computers and 3 multimedia projectors. All the computers are connected to Internet.

Year End Fundraiser Update

Agami's 2016 Year End Fundraiser "45 Days to 45k" is ongoing now. This is a critical annual activity to raise funds for the education of underprivileged children in Bangladesh. This year's Year End Fundraiser started mid-November and will continue for 45 days till the end of the year with a goal to raise $45,000. Thanks to our Agami friends and donors, we raised about $30,000 in the past 20 days. But we still have work left and we're asking everyone to contribute.

Year-End Fundraising 2016 and Giving Tuesday

Today (November 29, 2016) is "Giving Tuesday", putting us at the midpoint of our annual year-end fundraiser. I want to start by introducing you to Hasnat, a fifth grader in Dhaka, who hopes to be a cricket player when he grows up. Hasnat came from the slums of Dhaka and joined the Agami Alok school in 2012, and has been focused on his studies since. At home his favorite subject is mathematics and he can be often seen studying with his younger sister Rehana - motivating her to a future filled with education and hope. When you give to Agami today, you give to children like Hasnat or Rehana the gift of education and are making a better and fulfilling life for them, their community and ultimately for all of us.

Health Education Course Completed at BSRM School, Chittagong

Students from Burhani BSRM School presented their learning from the Health Education program of Chemists Without Borders.  This course at BSRM School was the first in a series of courses planned in collaboration with Agami for the schools that Agami supports all over Bangladesh.

On Saturday November 12th 2016, Chemists Without Borders visited BSRM School, where the students presented their attained knowledge on health education and demonstrated their learning in front of their teachers, parents and CWB volunteers and workers.

Agami Carolinas’ Successful Fundraising Event in Charlotte

On November 19th 2016, Agami successfully organized it’s second “Pitha Utshob” and fundraising event in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the continuation of last successful “Pitha Utshob” in December 2015. As we have set a goal to raise $45,000 in next 45 days under a national campaign the Year-End Fundraising (November-December 2016), this was a great local step to accelerate fundraising to achieve our national goal.

2nd Health camp under Healthcare for Education pilot

On Thursday 10th of  November 2016, Agami Education Foundation (AEF) successfully held its 2nd consecutive  monthly health camp under Healthcare  For Education pilot at Programme for Sustainable Development (PSD) School at Moghbazar, Dhaka that covers health check-up, nutrition and personal hygiene. Before doing  health check-up by the doctors, Dr. Tazkera  Khanom, director of finance of Agami  Education Foundation (AEF), conducted a general session on nutrition awareness and personal hygiene among the students.  

2016 Year-End Fundraiser

Today (November 12, 2016) marks the start of our annual year-end fundraiser. I want to start by introducing you to Hasnat, a fifth grader in Dhaka, who hopes to be a cricket player when he grows up. Hasnat came from the slums of Dhaka and joined the Agami-sponsored Alok school in 2012, and has been focused on his studies since. At home his favorite subject is mathematics and he can be often seen studying with his younger sister Rehana - motivating her to a future filled with education and hope. When you give to Agami today, you give to a child like Hasnat or Rehana the gift of education and make a better and fulfilling life for him, his community and ultimately for all of us.

Nine Science Education Sessions In Six Agami Schools In Three Months

With the help and support of young and future educators, Phase II of Agami’s Life is Fun (LiF) science education program has reached to a new level. In this phase the team has already taken 9 sessions in 6 Agami-sponsored schools in Dhaka including Shurerdhara Music School (in Lalmatia) and Swapnadhara (in Mirpur) which are new member in LiF Program.

The Agami Team visited the Aalok Shikkhaloy in West Agargaon, Dhaka

A monitoring team from Agami visited the Aalok Shikkhaloy on 19th May 2016. The team consisted with School Monitoring Manager Md. Zafar Hossain and a volunteer Najiba Azad. It was a regular school day. The school’s regular acitivities were on going. The team went to visit teachers room first. The team discussed different issues regarding monitoring visit. The school receiving fund from Agami since 2008. In 2016 Alok received fund for teacher’s salary, student uniform and stationaries. The school already started paying salary of teachers, made uniform for students and bought stationaries for school from Agami donation.

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