“Raise Your Hand for Education!”

© Mahabub Hossain

Picture of the week

“These children attending this class come from poor families. Getting an education is essential for their lives. In Bangladesh, the government alone is unable to ensure that all children have access to education, so some NGOs are stepping in to fill the gaps.”

This picture and essay were submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by Mahabub Hossain from Bangladesh.

Take a look at some of the nearly 1,000 photos and videos submitted to the Reading Changed My Life Photo and Video Contest and then get involved in helping children learn and grow.

South Asia: Bangladesh


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