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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.

Agami Monitoring Team visited Doshgram High School in Sylhet

An Agami team visited Doshgram High School on September 28, 2016. The team included Agami volunteer Partho Sarothy Roy and School Monitoring Manager Md. Zafar Hossain. The school position is in a rural village at Karimganj in Sylhet Sadar. The school offer classes from class six to ten. Agami started the project in 2010. This year (2016) Agami funded for school’s library and text books & supplies.  The library establishment is in progress and text books and supplies collected.

Why I do Agami

​​​​​​​Roughly 26% of Bangladesh’s population is classified as living below the poverty line, though in reality the percentage of people living in paucity is far greater. Poverty, especially in rural areas, often causes parents to pull their children out of school and prematurely into the workforce. This perpetuates a vicious cycle, as a lack of education leads to more health issues, significant limits in economic mobility, and an overall widening of income inequality.

Need More Youth Involved In Agami

I cannot help but be optimistic when I see the commitment of young people around the world. Over the next decade and beyond, if we are to solve the most pressing issues of our time, we need to tap into youth movements and young social entrepreneurs, for they have the potential to be the most creative forces for social change. We need to ask ourselves: how can governments, the private sector, NGOs, academia, etc. empower youth to drive social progress in the developing world through new and innovative projects?

Health Education lesson 2: ‘Seeing a Doctor’

On Wednesday, 24th August 2016, we (Chemists Without Borders Bangladesh team) visited Borhania BSRM School with the aim to deliver the knowledge about chapter on ‘seeing a doctor’ (that is one of the basic topic designed for the health education project). We reached to the school at 10 am.

Agami’s Health For Education Pilot Project Launched In Dhaka On October 4

On Tuesday October 4, 2016 Agami Education Foundation (AEF) successfully held its first monthly health camp under Health For Education Project at the Programme for Sustainable Development (PSD) School in Pearabag, Moghbazar, Dhaka. One of the main goals of the pilot is to see if there is a correlation between better student health and better performance in school in an underprivileged community. AEF president Dr. Mohammed Mosihuzzaman, finance director Dr. Tazkera Khanom, and program director Shibnath Sarker attended the inauguration session.

The Agami Monitoring Team visited the Pearabag PSD School in Dhaka

An Agami team did a monitoring visit to the  Pearabag school on May 18, 2016. The monitoring team went to Pearabag school to make first visit of the two monitoring visits of the school program. We reached the school when the school’s first session is finishing. The students are eating their daily tiffin as a free meal program of the school.

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