DCI's 4th Conference will take place on September 28, 2013 at Yale University, New Haven CTJoin Us!
In 2001, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, who has suffered from congenital cataracts since birth, and Dr. Brian DeBroff, an ophthalmologist who lost his parents at a young age, teamed up to empower the lives of children in Bangladesh and around the world.Learn More
Raises awareness of the needs of underprivileged children and helps find creative solutionsLearn More
Provides basic necessities such as food and shelter as well as education, healthcare, and training services to orphans.Learn More
Provides curative and preventive health care for residents of slum areas.Learn More
DCI cordially invites you to join us at Yale University on September 28th, 2013 for the 4th Conference on Child Rights & Sight!More Videos →
On February 27th, 2013, a devastating fire broke out in the Kalyanpur Notun Bazar slum of Dhaka city. DCI workers helped save many lives during the fire and are now providing emergency relief to affected residents.
As our Emergency Fund is limited, at this time we urgently need your support to rehabilitate this community. Click here to read more about the fire and our response or make a donation to our Emergency Fund
Rashida Begum, 20, was an expectant mother living in the slums of Dhaka. She was 5 months pregnant and suffering from anemia when she was identified by DCI social workers from the Health for Underprivileged Program. Thanks to DCI, she received extensive natal care and gave birth to a healthy girl on March 25, 2011.
DCI-supported children celebrated Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque’s birthday on March 13, 2013 at our Bangladesh projects. The children and DCI team in Bangladesh observed the day by doing various fun activities and having a small party. The children also called DCI’s office using Skype and wished Dr. Hoque a happy birthday. Click here to [...]
Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Rights & Sight for Children (RSC) observed International Women’s Day 2013 at all their project areas throughout Bangladesh. A central event was organized with Girl Child Advocacy Forum in Dhaka followed by a huge rally, discussion meeting and award ceremony. The theme of this year’s forum is “Ei [...]
Each year on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated throughout the world. To mark this important day, DCI would like to draw attention to the significance of women’s issues in our mission of protecting child rights and eliminating poverty. We also want to share with you seven ways that DCI is empowering women. [...]
My son sponsors a child and volunteers with DCI. It is empowering for him to know he can make a difference in another person’s life.― Molly Preudhomme
I really enjoyed my time in Bangladesh. It was so encouraging to see so many dedicated people working for such a worthy cause.― Brian Wayda
DCI is not just educating a child but touching the heart and soul of the entire family. I had a great experience visiting DCI in Bangladesh!― Dr. Mutahar Ahmed
Safeguards against child labor by providing education, health care and strengthening family and community support.
Emphasizes preventative measures and education along with vision screening and eye surgery camps.
Provides curative and preventive health care for residents of slum areas.
Provides basic necessities such as food and shelter as well as education, healthcare, and training services to orphans.
Prepares American youth to be compassionate leaders of tomorrow and help build a better world for children.
Raises awareness of the needs of underprivileged children and helps find creative solutions.