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
Toys-R-Yours

Toys-R-Yours

If you were in a school for underprivileged children in Banani on the 20th of May, you could see lots of smiling flowers holding a toy in their hand. Yes, on that day at Vivid School, a school for underprivileged children in Korail slum, Banani passed the day with joyful mirth. Samia Sultana Lira writes the collective effort behind this joyful faces?

June 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
One person can make a change

One person can make a change

Naushin Jahan Chowdhury writes about a youth led initiative – Project Be

June 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Battle Evasion

Battle Evasion

Sheikh Sadaf Tasin writes about a group of young game-developers and there story of making the Bangladesh’s first ever multiplayer shooting game.

May 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Musings of a Wildflower

Musings of a Wildflower

Humaira Shams is an avid crafter and co-founder of an online art boutique becoming popular among young people through her works. Maureen Nawer talks with this aspirant young entrepreneur and writes about her small initiative.

May 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative, News
Film movement to incite hope and empathy

Film movement to incite hope and empathy

‘Chalachchitra Andolan’ or ‘Film Movement’ is a student-run film organisation of Jahangirnagar University. Members of this organisation are working for a long time to cultivate a mind to watch film. After talking with these young, energetic students Shabab Tahsin writes about their film activism and the journey with film movement.

April 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Project Pothchola—A ray Hope

Project Pothchola—A ray Hope

“Project Pothchola — a program of Bondhu Foundation has taken the much needed strive and initiated an endeavour to ensure the basic rights and mental development of the children of sex workers”, Alik Bhowmik writes about this much needed initiative.

April 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Grow your reader

Grow your reader

The curiosity to learn, to read and to know more is there. However, it is an inner quality that we need to nourish. Being able to read and have acces­­s to book is an important part in cultivating a curious mind. Not all in our society has access to books. A young group of university graduates have started this project, ‘Grow your reader’ that lends books to under-privileged students. One of the founders of this project, Sadia Jafrin writes about this project…

April 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative