Apr 2, 2019

Quarterly Report April 2019

BERDO was come into being on 17th July 1991. So far BERDO has been successfully implemented many projects and activities. Most notable activity is establishment of a Residential Blind School which was established in 2006 with the aim of providing education to students having visual impairments. At the outset there were only 5 students. But the project got huge support from national and international donors and with their support number of students has increased to 33. Blind students now have excellent accommodation; get nutritious foods with necessary dress. In addition, there are recreational facilities for the studying students. Now students have the opportunity to study continuously from grade 1 to 12th grade. 

On 11-03-2019 an Audio Book distribution ceremony was held at BERDO Head Quarter. 7 Stream (ZXY international) , an international buying house, supported the program by providing Audio Book to visually impaired students of BERDO and other students. A total of 250 students from BERDO School and others received those Audio Books. Those Audio Books will facilitate blind students in developing creative mindset and also their talent.   Managing Director of 7 streams, senior officials of the organization, Mr. Hamim Hassan, a joint Secretary of Ministry of Social Welfare and also Director (Administration & Finance) of Jatio Protibondhi Unnayan Foundation, a national level platform for persons with disabilities, also present in the function and spoke.  Managing Director of 7 Stream made commitment of providing continued support to BERDO. Guests underscored the need for greater attention to empowerment of persons with disabilities. 

The function was ended by refreshments. 

National Children Day 2019 was observed by BERDO on 17th March, 2019 at BERDO Conference room at Mirpur, Dhaka.  A large number of participants attended the function. Among them were Students / Children of BERDO blind School, Parents and guardians of students and senior officials and staff of BERDO were present in this function.

A discussion meeting was held as part of this day. The meeting was presided by Md. Saidul Huq, executive Director of BERDO and other senior officials were presents special guest.

Speakers underscored the need for education and awareness rising of children about their rights in line with government law and other frameworks. They added that children must be aware about their rights so that they can become worthy citizen of the country. Their rights on Protection, participation and development must be ensured for the betterment of the country as they are the future leaders of the country.  Country’s development mostly depends on their development.

Children participated in many activities like songs, reciting poetries etc.  

Chairperson of the meeting congratulated all for their active participation and hope better lives of children in future

Jan 7, 2019

Quarterly Report of January 2019

The students of BERDO,s Blind School, during December 2018 month, have appeared in final examination. All of them have step up into their next classes. Among them, 5 students have scored A+ in PSC examination and one student has successfully passed in JSC (Junior School Certificate) examination. After the examination all students had gone to their respective homes to meet with their parents and enjoy excellent time with near and dear ones. All students were delighted meeting with their parents.

During this month all students of blind school have received their Braille school books from government.

There is a plan for student of blind school to go for an annual pleasure trip- picnic. It is expected that all students will participate in upcoming picnic event that may be held in current 2019.

2 volunteers have made recreational books in audio format for student’s amusement and pleasure.

Dec 20, 2018

Quarterly Report of December 2018

To observe ‘World white cane safety Day’ BERDO with the support of Social Welfare Department organized a Rally and a Discussion meeting at Directorate head Office Agargaon, Dhaka on 15-10-2018. The grand event was organized in collaboration with Department of Social Welfare.  All students of BERDO blind School attended the function. Senior level government officials of different ministries including relevant social welfare ministry also attended the event

27th International Day of Disability and 20th days of national disability was celebrated on 3rd December, 2018 at Bangabondu Sheik Mujib Conference Hall (ex. Bangladesh China Friendship Hall). Ms. Sheik Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of People republic of Bangladesh had graced the function as chief guest. Minister and State Minister of Social Welfare Ministry, Health Minister, Secretaries and BERDO Executive Director Md. Saidul Huq participated in the function. In addition, Ministers and state ministers of different ministries, secretaries, Members of parliament, high level government officials, were among others present in the function.

In addition a 5 days long Disability Fair was organized to mark the day at Social Welfare Department premises. BERDO participated in the fair by putting a stall at the fair. All students of BERDO blind school visited the fair. They enjoyed the day with much fanfare and enthusiasm. They (student of Blind School) seemed much delightful and contended.

 

5 students of BERDO blind school had appeared in the PSC (Primary School Closing) examination. Besides other students of different classes had appeared in yearly closing examination. Now all students will move into next higher classes. They will enjoy new classes, new experiences and new study in coming years.

 
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