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Caritas Bangladesh to publish schoolbooks in tribal languages for minority pupils
This is part of the Aloghar (lighthouse) project for kindergarten and primary schools. Caritas Bangladesh director, "Education is a right." So is "Studying in one's mother tongue". The project will help children from eight tribal communities.
Bangladesh, Catholic schools train young scientists who dream of Silicon Valley
On October 9 and 10 the Annual Inter College Science Festival 2015 was held. The 13th edition of the Science Fair that was hosted by the Holy Cross College in Dhaka. 16 high schools present. Showcasing projects in physics, chemistry, biology, renewable energy and recycling. Students compete in mathematics, physics, computer science.
Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, 150 years among women in Bangladesh
The congregation founded by Sister Euphrasie Barbier runs orphanages, schools, women's shelters and sanatoriums in seven districts of the country. Archbishop of Dhaka: "Educated women are of benefit to the entire society."
A hostel for young tribal Buddhists and Christians, for the development of Bangladesh
Founded in 2006, Hill Child Home is located in the Bandarban Hill Tract and welcomes orphaned, abandoned, poor and disabled boys and girls. The Moon-Light K.G. School founded nearby, open to hostel residents and external students. According to its founder Mong Yeo Marma, a Buddhist, "education is the cornerstone of a state and access to study for all young people is the only way to change".
Bangladesh protest fuel prices, concerns for ethnic and religious minorities
Thousands take to the streets of major cities across the country calling for the resignation of the government, accused of oppressing the population. Over 40 injured in clashes with police. Bishop of Dinajpur underlines the risk of manipulation by Islamic extremists. Education and interfaith dialogue witnessed by the Church the two basic elements to give more rights to minorities and lead the country toward change.
Christmas in the orphanage or how the joy of the season meets hope for the future
Sreete and another 140 girls will celebrate Christmas in an orphanage surrounded by the affection and love of nuns who care for them every day. In many, a vocation for the religious life is born.
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