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Bangladesh cricket hero and Etihad crew bat for slum children

ABU DHABI // A Bangladeshi sporting legend is supporting a project set up by an Etihad cabin crew member to help children in Dhaka escape life in the slums. Former test cricket captain Mushfiqur Rahim visited the Choice to Change (C2C) school this week along with a team of Etihad volunteers to lend their support…

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Choice to Change Foundation in Abu Dhabi

Thanks to donations from the capital for over six years, the Choice to Change Foundation keeps on growing. Back in 2010, after a life-changing trip to Dhaka in Bangladesh, UAE resident Eva Kernova decided she wanted to help the impoverished children in a local slum. With the help from Sunil Barol, a Bangladeshi national, the…

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Etihad Airways & C2C: Moving More Than Just People

In June, Etihad Airways continued its resilient support for the Choice to Change cause, donating close to $7,000 through their Guest Miles Program. This generous donation went towards financing transport – the C2C bus – for 10 months, roughly AED 2,500 per month. Showing appreciation for their ever-lasting support, Eva Kernova said “Providing transport for…

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Etihad’s I Volunteers: Changing Lives One Volunteer At a Time

This April brought with it a delightful collaboration between C2C and Etihad’s New CSR Initiative ‘I Volunteer’- a program launched by Etihad which encourages staff to get engaged in giving back to the community. In addition to providing 10 tickets on a bi-monthly basis and five enthusiastic volunteers, the support extended by Etihad helped carry…

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A huge thank you to Pavel for sponsoring our kids’ bags

It feels good, being part of something that you know will have a good ripple effect. It may be as small as providing a kid with a bag to carry books in, but look at the bigger picture and you’ll see you’re a small contributor to making them who they will be in the future.

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Educators Skydive for Charity

Julitta Uliver Romaniuk and Chloe Boughton recently jumped for education in order to raise funds for a charity close to their hearts and professions, Choice 2 Change. Choice 2 Change founder, Eva Kernova, is based in Dubai and is committed to changing the lives of children in the Dhaka slums by breaking the cycle of…

Half Year Exam Results

C2C has carried out half-year examinations for the students in subjects including Maths, English, Bangla, Bangladesh & Global Studies, Computer, Science, Arts & Crafts and Islam. Around 7% of our students received an A* and 11% received an A. 27% of students of the students received either B or B+ , and 52% obtained grades…

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CROCS MIDDLE EAST VISITED C2C Elementary School Dhaka

6 personnel from Crocs Middle East visited our schools for two days in May to spend their time with the students and see the slums they live in. They have organised play day on Friday where they enjoyed all the activities with our students. They sponsored ice cream and cake for the children after the…