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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.

KAB team conducts teachers’ training at Shohag Shopnodhara School

​​​​​​​As a part of School implementation of Khan Academy Bangla program, Teachers’ Training is a very crucial component in the whole implementation process. After successful classroom implementation at Alok School, Agargaon, KAB implementation team is now working at Shohag Shopnodhara Pathshala, Duaripara, Mirpur.  On September 08, 2016 a team from Khan Academy Bangla program conducted a Teachers’ Training session at Shohag Shopnodhara School. Marjuk Ahmed, Program Associate along with other two Field Associates, Rashedul Haque Rifat and SQ Rafid represented KAB team. The KAB team reached the school at 12 o’clock. After preparing all necessary equipment, the session started at 12.30 pm.

Agami Education Foundation AGM Held in Dhaka on 1st October 2016

The 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Agami Education Foundation (AEF) was held on 01 October 2016 at AEF office in Kalabagan, Dhaka. AEF EC members, distinguished guests, general members, volunteers, chapter representatives, interns and AEF staffs attended the meeting. The program contained speeches of the distinguished guests, presentations by AEF directors, open discussions, and much more. The meeting started at 4.30pm and wrapped up at 6.30pm per the AGM schedule. The meeting was presided over by AEF president Dr. Mohammad Mosihuzzaman and was conducted by AEF executive director Nafisa Khanam.

The Agami Monitoring Team visited the Chatpara Ideal Academy in Chunarughat, Habigonj

A monitoring team went to visit Chatpara Ideal Academy. The team consist of Md. Monowar Hossain, Director of Field Operation (AEF), Md. Zafar Hossain, School Monitoring Manager (AEF) and Partho Sarothy Roy (Volunteer). It was on 27th September 2016. The school situated at Chatpara in Habigonj. It established in 2012. It is a non-government registered secondary high school. Agami started the project for the school in 2016, and the project is expected to continue for next few years. As the first pahse of the project enhancement of the teacher’s salary, student uniform and furniture is in progress.

Agami Introduces Evergreen Valley College to Alok School

In November 2015, Liz Tyrell, Director of International Program, and Nasreen Rahim, Faculty Coordinator, Distance Education, from Evergreen Valley College (EVC) in San Jose, California, met with Agami representatives Nafisa Khanam and Rasheda Nasrin in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The highlight of their short trip to Dhaka was visiting an inspirational school called Alok School. The visit was made possible by one of its founders, Rasheda Nasrin, whose dedication toward the success of the school and its students is highly commendable. It is amazing how the administrators and teachers are doing so much with this school with so little money.

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