Chevron Bangladesh recently partnered with Dhaka Ladies Club to distribute education materials amongst 278 underprivileged students. These children, of whom 60 percent are girls, are students aged 5-14 from nine charity schools in various locations of Dhaka. Collectively known as “Kushum Koli” schools – administered by the Club’s Social Welfare Committee and founded in 1985, these schools follow the curriculum mandated by the Directorate of Primary Education.
The distribution ceremony, in which students received school uniforms, bags, footwear and stationery items, was held on the premises of the Dhaka Ladies Club in Eskaton Gardens.
Attending as Chief Guest was Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh; Earl Robert Miller, United States Ambassador to Bangladesh, and Neil Menzies, President of Chevron Bangladesh were Special Guests. Also present were Ismail Chowdhury, Chevron’s Director of Corporate Affairs; Mahbuba Kabir Rumjhum, President of Dhaka Ladies Club; senior leaders, Club members, students, and others.