AMRAO MANUSH CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD WITH AN ART COMPETITION

In observance of International Day of the Girl Child on 11th October, Amrao Manush program held an art competition for the children of Maniknagar PDC with the objective of creating awareness on the importance of the day. Present at the event were PDC Manager Syed Fatema Khatun and, WASH and Nutrition Officer Md Aseem, who spoke about on how the right development of our children today can positively affect the future of our world. He also shared the predicament of today’s girls and how they are being married off at an early age, have no access to proper sanitation or menstruation hygiene awareness; which all combined puts the girl child at risk.

Founded with an aim to give the marginalized a fair chance at life, Amrao Manush provides essential services such as day-care and non-formal education for children as well as grants for income generating activities, health services, night shelter, cooking, bathing and other facilities for the extremely deprived and vulnerable urban poor through seven Pavement Dweller Centres (PDC) located in Dhaka and Chittagong.

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