Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organization, established at Yale University in 2003, inaugurated DCI’s Journey in Canada and “Children Helping Children” Program in Canada Chapter on 3rd November 2018.
Currently DCI is implementing different programs to develop the life of distressed children and their families in Bangladesh and in four other countries worldwide. “SunChild Sponsorship”, “Blindness Prevention Program”, “Health for Underprivileged”, and “SunChild Orphanage” are among the programs.
DCI Goodwill Ambassador and an internationally acclaimed actress of Bangladesh, Babita Akhtar, attended the program as Chief Guest. Dolly Begum, Member of Provincial Parliament, Ontario, attended the program as special guest while DCI Founder and Honorary Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque attended the program as a keynote speaker.
Riha and Tasin delivered their speeches as the representatives of “Children Helping Children” program.
The President of the DCI-Canada, Shahidul Hoque Khandaker, and the General Secretary of DCI-Canada, Sajedun Nahar, welcomed the guests and explained their activities. Media coordinator, Kawsar Sahab, Managing Director, Halima Akhter and Treasurer, Masud Hakim of DCI Canada Chapter were also present.
The guests of the program highly praised the initiative that the children of DCI Canada Chapter have taken for the distressed children which will help them to develop their humanitarian qualities.