Initiative

An initiative to teach Marma language

An initiative to teach Marma language

Throughout history, ideas or languages of the powerful dominated over those in the margin. In light of this domination, scholars and activists often talk about linguistic genocide. In the context of Bangladesh, there are languages in Bangladesh that are under some threat. Recently, a group of Marma youths has initiated an informal language programme to teach Marma alphabets to young […]

April 8, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Procheshta food bank

Procheshta food bank

When the wealthy majority is wasting food, a young group has taken a food bank initiative —Prochestha Food Bank. They collect surplus food from any event and distribute it among those who are starving. Habiba Khanam writes about the initiative.   Food waste is one of the core problems the world is facing at present, a rather undesired and avoidable […]

April 1, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
A pathway to social welfare

A pathway to social welfare

A group of students from University of Asia Pacific has taken an imitative to provide pre-school basic education to slum children, Bachchu Shekh writes about the initiative. In the afternoon, when most students leave the campus, some students return to classrooms instead, but they are here to teach now. When these student-teachers enter the classroom, their students, who are from […]

March 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Satchel full of books

Satchel full of books

What’s the purpose of reading books anyway, unless it is a BCS guide and manages your bread and butter? I think almost everyone, at least once in life, has heard that books out of curriculum spoil you killing your valuable study hours! Today we are going to hear about two initiatives where book is used as a weapon to do the exact […]

February 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
NMST : a science education institution

NMST : a science education institution

National Museum of Science and Technology has some interesting things going on in their Dhaka premises. Their activities are primarily youth oriented. Riasat Raihan pays a visit there and shares his experience with us. National Museum Of Science and Technology-NMST serves as Bangladesh’s only science museum and organises science education activities in both junior and high school levels. It was […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
A day with BD K-Family…!

A day with BD K-Family…!

Tina Zahan, co-founder of BD K- Family writes about her initiative of spreading Korean culture in Bangladesh.   Like last year, BD K-Family — the first and only Korean culture community of Bangladesh, has successfully organised ‘BD Korean Festival 2017’, which has been bigger and better than ever with more than five thousand visitors. The festival was held on October […]

October 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Voiceless Bangladeshi..!!

Voiceless Bangladeshi..!!

Riasat Raihan writes about a youth-led street art initiative that brings communities together.   Being socially aware means that you understand how you react to different social situations, and effectively modify your interactions with other people so that you achieve the best results. As per today’s time, it has become very important to become socially aware about every situation. Situations like domestic […]

October 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Mojar Ishkool : Samia Sultana Lira writes about a promising youth initiative Mojar Ishkool

Mojar Ishkool : Samia Sultana Lira writes about a promising youth initiative Mojar Ishkool

In most afternoons while wandering in Chobirhaat area, if you see some street-children and some youths wearing red t-shirt taking an oath together, ‘I want to die building a Bangladesh better than the one I found when I was born’, be sure that they are ‘Mojar Ishkool’ (School of Fun). Or if you see them singing the national anthem standing […]

September 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Shaheed Buddhijibi Smriti Pathagar

Shaheed Buddhijibi Smriti Pathagar

Samia Sultana Lira writes about a library that has participated in the movement against military regime in Bangladesh, created space for spreading joy for underprivileged children and empowering women with self-defense training. It is a model youth initiative that shows how you can respond to the need of the society at large. In 1988, when the country was submerged in […]

August 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
In remembrance of a young dramatist — Chanchal

In remembrance of a young dramatist — Chanchal

It has been five years since young dramatist and theatre activist, Didarul Islam Chanchal was murdered. Five years later, there is no legal progress in bringing the perpetrator of his crime to justice. In such a situation, his friends, family and comrades have formed Chanchal Smriti Parishad to seek justice for Chanchal and keep his memories alive. Shabab Tahsin writes about the initiative…

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative