JAAGO Rayer Bazar school children recently participated in a daylong cultural event titled ‘Anondo Mela’, held at the Rayer Bazar boishakhi playground. Various development organizations under the Children Development Network (CDN) organized this fair for underprivileged children in Dhaka’s Rayer Bazar slum area recently.
The objective of the fair was to promote the importance of education among the locals of Rayer Bazar slum area and ensure education for all.
In Addition to JAAGO, a number of reputed development organizations also took part in it. These organizations: APON Foundation, Spreeha Foundation, NARI Moitree, UCEP Bangladesh, BRAC, Light of Hope and Manabik Shahajya Sangstha supported by Save the Children – who jointly arranged the fair with CDN, mainly work for the development of children in different capacities such as early childhood care and development, basic education, health, etc.
The fair was inaugurated by representatives of the participating organizations. Honourable guests, visitors, and guardians then visited stalls that displayed information about their respective core activities concerning welfare of under-privileged children.
Finally, a cultural programme took place where our JAAGO Foundation children along with the other local children performed with high applause from the audience.