University of South Bohemia Visit

Two representatives from the University of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic came on a 2-day visit of our schools in Dhaka. They had a great time getting to know our staff and of course meeting all our wonderful children. This visit brought about a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between our two organizations that would…

Mid-Summer Picnic & Donations

Mark and Marius visited C2C at the end of June, 2012. The schools have done very well thus far this year. All the children have already written their mid-year exams and many achieved great results! We held a huge lunch for the 71 students who were able to attend. Seven Etihad Airways Cabin Crew also…

Slum Cleaning Campaign

On March 1, 2012, both our schools in Khilkhet and Lalmati held a very successful Slum Cleaning Campaign. All our students participated in their first community service endeavor in order to raise awareness against littering and improper garbage disposal in their own neighborhoods. Our students were given plastic gloves and bags which they used around…

New Year Visit

On January 5, 2012, Eva, Marius and Petr visited the schools. Though this trip was unexpected and unplanned, it produced great results. Here is a summary of C2C’s most recent achievements: • Three new school teachers were hired in January 2012. The classes in both schools were officially divided into Nursery, Kindergarten and Standard 1…

Eva, Mark & Marius Visit Dhaka Together

For the first time ever, The Choice To Change’s 3 Project Directors and administrators (Eva, Mark & Marius) finally had the chance to travel to Dhaka together. On October 18, 2011, the visit of the two schools was not only unbelievably exciting, but also very fruitful in the way of ideas and plans for the…

From a Tin Shack to a Concrete Building

Thanks to the generous donations of its contributors, The Choice To Change was able to move its Lalmati school branch from a tin shack in the middle of the slums, to a proper concrete building close by. C2C now rents this apartment and has converted its rooms into several classrooms. This new method of annual…

C2C Art and Face-Painting Day

Our students showed off their artistic talent during a fun filled Art Day organized by The Choice To Change’s teachers through the donations of several art supplies that month. Our students proved to us how amazing and creative children can really get. A big thank you goes out to our colleagues for bringing in and…

The Choice To Change is Granted Trusteeship Status

After applying for this status with the Bangladeshi Government after its founding in 2010, our organization finally received its long awaited ‘Trusteeship’ status. The Choice To Change has now attained a registration number and is officially recognized as a non-profit trust based in Khilkhet, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Our goal is to continue our growth and hopefully…

Khilkhet Branch Started

Eva and Sunil have started up a new Choice To Change branch in the slum area of Khilkhet, Dhaka. A total of 26 impoverished children were successfully enrolled at this new school. Our organization how educates a total of 56 children from the slums in both C2C branches. Furthermore, the organization has also set up…

Uniforms, Books & Water Bottles Handed Out

Eva, along with some of her friends and colleagues raised enough money to be able to provide all our 30 children in Lalmati with school uniforms, books and water bottles. All these items were generously provided to our students at no cost to themselves or their impoverished families. We hope that this act will be…