Dec 10, 2020

Adopt a Dream Today by Sponsoring a Child in Need

Give Hope: Sponsor a Child
Give Hope: Sponsor a Child

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown caused our daily lives to come to a standstill. Education institutes all over the world are also closed for an indefinite period. While the world embraces online education more than ever, JAAGO is determined to educate children who do not have access to the internet or computer.

In order to continue the education of the underprivileged children, JAAGO came up with an innovative solution to provide Education to Students through Telephone and SMS! However, these children are in dire need of your help to become students again. Bring Them Back To School is an initiative to help continue the education of the JAAGO children and also help them feel a sense of normalcy in this unprecedented time. You can help JAAGO to continue this initiative by showing your love through your kind donations. With your love and contribution, these children will be ready to lead and give back to the world.

Background:

At the beginning of the pandemic lockdown, around March, JAAGO Foundation helped the families of our children, who did not even have food on their table, through our COVID-19 Relief initiative. However, within a couple of months, we realized that if we were not able to continue educating our children, it would set them back tremendously academically. Given the background of our JAAGO students, a basic internet connection is considered a luxury, let alone a smartphone or tablet. As we continue maintaining the government's decision to keep schools closed, we cannot employ the same means of providing education to our children as the rest of the world. Within two months, JAAGO initiated Telephone Education to ensure the continuation of studies of the children during this crisis. 

To begin with, we had our teachers trained by professional psychologists so that they understand the circumstances of the children and possess the same teaching credibility and experience in designing the curriculum as a traditional teacher. After ensuring that the teachers were trained, SMS and phone calls were made by these teachers to every student individually according to their needs. 

Unfortunately, in the midst of the troubled times during this pandemic, many of JAAGO’s previous sponsors faced challenges themselves and stopped supporting the education of their sponsored children. So, now we turn to you to help them continue to dream big and take on the world, one phone call at a time. You can come forward and join our cause to help these children in need.  With your support, these underprivileged students at JAAGO schools will have a greater chance of escaping poverty by getting a quality education, improving the standard of living of their communities, and have healthier and productive lives. 

Gratitude Note:

JAAGO Foundation has always dreamt of a better tomorrow where our children, no matter what economic background they come from, will have the opportunity to receive an education. And it couldn't have been possible without our NGO partners, corporates, donors, and well-wishers who have been our companions in the journey of fulfilling this dream. Your help and support have always inspired us to move forward. Thank you for your generous support of our “Free of Cost School for Underprivileged Children” project, which has been able to put a smile on the faces of 3500 underprivileged children. We would love to express our appreciation on behalf of all JAAGO students, teachers, parents, and employees. With you all, we dream of a beautiful future.





Every Child Deserves Education
Every Child Deserves Education
Education for Everyone
Education for Everyone
Empowering Children through Knowledge
Empowering Children through Knowledge

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Nov 2, 2020

Food Bags Kept Our Students Alive in this Pandemic

Food Bags Kept Them Alive in this Pandemic
Food Bags Kept Them Alive in this Pandemic

Since 2007, JAAGO Foundation has been responding to the urgent needs of underprivileged children in Bangladesh through nutrition and education. Here at JAAGO, we believe that children need to be fed properly along with gaining proper education. Our students in the 11 schools all over Bangladesh not only receive a quality education but also nutritious meals every day for their physical and mental well being.  

Recently, the spread of COVID-19 pandemic has caused mankind to face various adversities around the world. Cities have been under lockdown to fight the virus transmission, And the worst affected in this situation are the underprivileged classes of society. This means that the students who would depend on the school’s food package for a healthy meal a day are now denied from it as a consequence of schools being shut down. In such a situation, the JAAGO Foundation has taken the initiative to stand beside these underprivileged communities with food and other essentials. 

At the beginning of the pandemic lockdown, around March, JAAGO Foundation helped the families of our children, who did not even have food on their table, through our COVID-19 Relief initiative. With the help of our well-wishers, sponsors, donors, and volunteers, we have already distributed thousands of packages among the worst affected people including our student’s families in different parts of the country. Our volunteers in every district tried their best to reach out to these people and provide them with the necessities.  

Though this relief campaign was initiated in Dhaka, we have conducted this program in most of the districts of the country. Our volunteers from Chattogram, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Habiganj, Madaripur, Laxmipur, Gopalganj, Dinajpur, Teknaf, and many more districts worked tirelessly to deliver the underprivileged people of society with food packages.

With deepest gratitude, and warmest wishes we would like to thank our valuable donor organizations and individuals who came forward with a warm heart and considered helping humanity during the global crisis with JAAGO Foundation. With the hope for a better tomorrow, JAAGO Foundation aims to provide the families of the children with such packages as long as they can suffice and the situation gets better. Keep supporting us so that we can do something better for the community together!

Ensuring Food For All
Ensuring Food For All
Relief Distribution by JAAGO In This Pandemic
Relief Distribution by JAAGO In This Pandemic
Students' Families Got Food in this Pandemic
Students' Families Got Food in this Pandemic
Relief Distribution by JAAGO In This Pandemic
Relief Distribution by JAAGO In This Pandemic
Oct 24, 2020

Educate a GIrl, Empower the World

Educate a Girl
Educate a Girl

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown caused our daily lives to come to a standstill. Education institutes all over the world are also closed for an indefinite period. While the world embraces online education more than ever, JAAGO is determined to educate children who do not have access to the internet or computer. In order to continue the education of the underprivileged children, JAAGO came up with an innovative solution to provide education to students over the telephone and SMS!

Unfortunately, it is a sad fact that even today, there exists an unwillingness among a large part of our society about girls receiving education. Some people believe that they should stay at home, do household chores, and look after the children only. Due to such beliefs, lots of women have to engage themselves in 24/7 household activities from a very young age. But in today’s world, it is impossible to bring a positive change while keeping a large number of our girls deprived of education. Our social indifferences, poverty, and many other problems hinder our way to ensure education for each and every woman.

For the past 13 years, JAAGO Foundation has been providing quality education to underprivileged children in Bangladesh. Recently, JAAGO ensured that the students and their families can survive this coronavirus crisis and come back to school. JAAGO Foundation has been providing food packages and other essentials to all the students’ families and surrounding communities who are from a similar background. The Tele education initiative is increasing the engagement of students and their parents with the teachers. We have received a huge number of positive responses from students & parents.

Below, we list just two among countless stories of our young students benefiting from our initiatives. 

Riya* has not been able to go to school for months. But Riya, a student at JAAGO School, did not stop her studies. Through our telephone education program, now her favorite teachers are teaching her with the help of a regular mobile phone.

Though there is no obligation to wear a uniform during the class, she puts on her school dress every day. This helps lift her mood up and not be sad about not being able to attend school physically for so long. These days whenever her family members find Riya wearing her uniform, holding the mobile phone to ear, they quickly understand that she is taking her lessons from her teacher. And everybody must maintain silence and not disturb her!

Meena* studies in grade 5 at JAAGO Bandarban school. She is receiving her education over the telephone, as schools are now closed due to the pandemic. However, her home in Bandarban is in an area that is outside of telephone and mobile network coverage. Not willing to let this disrupt her education, she travels every day to her school campus, which has network access, and calls her teachers to take lessons and homework. She sits on the school balcony every day until sunset and finishes her homework and studies. For her security, one of our community officers accompanies her during her entire stay at the school premises.

JAAGO Foundation has reached out to invest in educating girls who need structural support. But we cannot do this alone. You can join the movement to help the agents of hope with your generous donation. We become mature when we realize the needs of others. There are many who are in dire need of support from those of us who can. Let’s respond to this global call and act for a positive change.


Thank You Note 

We wish to express our sincerest gratitude to the wellwishers and donors of this project as they are not only gifting female children with the opportunity to receive quality education but also pave the way for them to bring about sustainable change within their communities, in turn supporting the nation in the future. With your donations for girl’s education, we dream about bringing a positive change in this world. We dream of a better community, a poverty-free country, a healthier nation, and a safe abode for all of our women. And your donations are definitely going to be the first step towards bringing this positive change.

 

*Names have been changed to maintain confidentiality. 

Education for Everyone
Education for Everyone
Your support can make them smile
Your support can make them smile
Tele Education during CoOVID-19
Tele Education during CoOVID-19
Thank You
Thank You
 
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