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Planting the seeds of thought
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Planting the seeds of thought

As we combat climate change and deforestation, gardening and planting play a crucial role in creating a sustainable world. Plant Easy, an online business, encourages city dwellers to nurture and grow plants from the comfort of their homes.

  • Bangladeshi teens win bronze medals at IBO 2020

    The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is a leading high school biology student competition. With an aim to empower and support students in the field of life sciences by developing their international network, the committee recently concluded the 31st Olympiad over a virtual ceremony. This year, Raafsan Rahman Raayan, a student of Aga Khan International School and Raad Sharar, from Rajshahi College, won the bronze medals.

  • Students of BCPSC lend support to flood-affected families

    The incumbent and former students of Bogura Cantonment Public School and College (BCPSC) have provided relief to 600 flood-affected families in the different char areas of Jamuna recently.

  • Cartoon People Comics

    Cartoon People Comics

  • Youth Opportunities

    Apply for the 2020 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It is

  • A ray of hope for the less fortunate

    Sombhabona’s Pushpokoli School is a free, open institute for underprivileged children. Their lessons revolve around patriotism, discipline and health awareness, among other things.

  • Ensuring youth involvement in community development

    Nishonkoch Foundation started their journey in December 2016. They strive to ensure youth involvement in social development and accessibility to quality education.

  • BANDHU Foundation of Bangladesh, Give Bangladesh and Aamrai Bangladesh to facilitate ‘Project Oxygen’ on September 4

    BANDHU Foundation of Bangladesh, Give Bangladesh and Aamrai Bangladesh will facilitate a tree-planting event, titled ‘Project Oxygen,’ tomorrow on September 4 at Koyra Upazila, Khulna.

  • Prerona Foundation and PFDA Vocational Training Centre join hands to support specially-abled individuals

    Prerona Foundation recently partnered with PFDA Vocational Training Centre to create sustainable livelihood generation opportunities for differently-abled individuals, in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The project, titled Amra Shikhi, Amra Pari, have enabled students of PFDA Vocational Training Centre to take online training on face mask production. After the training, the differently-abled individuals are currently producing masks and helping the nation fight against the pandemic, while supporting themselves.

  • Youth Engagement in public diplomacy: Bangladesh’s Forward-Looking Journey

    Youth Policy Forum (YPF) launched its landmark "Road to Reforms" series on 18th July 2020 with a focus on the reforms required for Bangladesh in different pressing areas. The inaugural webinar was titled "Bangladesh's foreign policy priorities in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic" and was organised in partnership with Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) and The Daily Star.

  • Painted Thoughts: Enabling young artists

    Painted Thoughts, founded in 2017 by Samiha Tahsin, is an online platform that promotes creative work by young artists. Samiha is currently studying Computer Science and Engineering at BRAC University. She started her journey with Painted Thoughts shortly after completing her A-Level examinations. She has been an ardent artist since a young age. “My main breakthrough was when I worked with Nerd Community’s Tech Club for creating my page’s website,” she shared. Her peers were very supportive of her work. “They started motivating me and also bought some of my previous paintings,” she added.