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LEEDO: Voice for the vulnerable street children
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LEEDO: Voice for the vulnerable street children

Local Education and Economic Development Organisation (LEEDO) carries the mission of rescuing children from the streets and placing them in their shelter called Peace Home, or reuniting them with their families. “In the last four years, we have rescued more than 2000 children and settled them both in our shelter and with their parents,” says Forhad Hossain, the founder and executive director of LEEDO. The co-founders of the organisation are Murshida Akter Kanta, Helal Uddin Liton and Mujibur Rahman Masood. LEEDO began their operations in 2000. The Carl and Liz family financed the land where LEEDO’s Peace Home was built in May 2015.

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