village teacher | The Daily Star
  • These are the real heroes in society

    He charges only Tk 1 as school fees!

    Seldom do we come across a person so selfless that he dedicates his life to spread literacy among children for the token sum of Taka 1 a day for his labour.

  • Ek Takar Master

    Meet the 'ek takar master'

    Four decades ago, a 29-year-old man who had studied up to SSC level started teaching children at his village in Gaibandha for Tk 1 a day.