• Amarok NGO Brings Club an Update on Dryden Sponsored Woman’s School in Bangladesh
    Type: Story
    Published: Jun 24, 2020
    Posted by John Borst on Jun 24, 2020 Amarok Society Bangaldesh Cox's Bazar Mother's of Intnetion Slums literacy Tanyss Munro founder and CEO of the Amarok Society lead literacy project in Bangladesh, spoke to us on the school we sponsor in the city of Cox’s Bazar, a coastal city in the S.E. corner of that country. The Amarok Society brings a revolutionary solution to the chronic humanitarian problem of illiteracy among the working poor who live in slums. Amarok schools are not ordinary
  • Amarok's Work & Rotary Club of Dryden's School in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh
    Type: Speaker
    Published: Jun 30, 2020
    Jun 17, 2020 12:00 PM Tanyss Munro (Zoom meeting) Amarok's Work & Rotary Club of Dryden's School in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh Sponsors
  • Amarok Society Introduces Club to Rahima, a mother sponsored by the Dryden Club.
    Type: Story
    Published: Jul 27, 2016
    Posted by John Borst on Jul 27, 2016 [In 2016 the Rotary Club of Dryden was part of a multi-club, multi-district and Rotary International, “global grant” effort in the amount of $76,000.00 to get among other things Notebook computers for the staff and mothers to use. The letter goes on to describe that they have now been distributed to the schools] We cannot thank you enough for your support to Rahima and to Amarok Society. You will be interested and pleased to know that as a Global Grant awarded by Rotary International to Amarok Society to bring Tablets and training to mothers so they can better teach the children in their MOI schools has started. I will add a couple of pictures showing the inaugural ceremony held in Dhaka to honour this occasion. If you would like to write to Rahima please do s
    Type: Story
    Published: May 31, 2020
    Posted by James Kroeker on May 30, 2020 Amarok Society Bangladesh Cox's Bazar Dryden Women's School International Service
  • International Projects
    Type: Page
    Published: Jan 26, 2021
    The Rotary Club of Dryden provides financial support to the following international projects. Global Polio Eradication Rotary’s most notable current global project, PolioPlus, is contributing to the global eradication of polio. Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 30 years and our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever. As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since Rotary’s first project to vaccinate
  • Rotary Clubs in the Slums of Cox’s Bazar Help Dryden Woman’s School Succeed
    Type: Story
    Published: May 29, 2020
    Posted on May 29, 2020 Amarok Society Bangaldesh Cox's Bazar Rohingya Slums Womens' School literacy The photo above is a number of the mothers in this school, the new teacher (to the left of Tanyss) and Rotarians on the left – 2 in the front row, 1 in the middle, 2 in the back row. At first, they were wary of going to school. Was it safe? What was education? Should we trust you? We don’t know anyone with an education. And because these mothers all decided to
  • Stories
    Type: Story List
    Published: Feb 24, 2021
    Dryden Working Circle Shares Progress By Sarah McCarthy and John Borst The Dryden Working Circle Committee continues its efforts to bring both Indigenous and non-Indigenous community members together. That’s what committee members, Executive Director of the Dryden Native Friendship Centre Cheryl Edwards and Dryden City Councillor Shayne MacKinnon reported to the Rotary Club of Dryden during their virtual meeting Wednesday. Colonization Avenue Renaming Dryden Working Circle Committee Indigenous and non-Indigenous community Land Acknowledgement Statement Trut
  • Mothers’ School Student in Bangladesh Describes How Poor in City Slum Surviving Covid-19
    Type: Story
    Published: Oct 19, 2020
    Bangladesh CoVid-19 Food Security Kulna Mothers' School Rahima gathers food for children Presently number of deaths and critical illness have decreased but infection is still happening. We are maintaining all necessary health regulations in family and 25 Amarok mothers are sharing & motivating others in community to obey the COVID health regulations like constant handwashing, maintaining social distancing and use mask to be safe from the virus. As a result, nobody has died because of Covid-19 in our slum. The surrounding areas was marked as read zone with red flag in April but our slum that time was in green zone. There are still few areas in our city with red zone alert. We
  • Update on Literacy Program in Dhaka Slums Wows Club Rotarians
    Type: Story
    Published: May 11, 2016
    Posted by John Borst on May 11, 2016 The mothers, many of whom have never before even held a pencil, attend school every day for 2 hours. Teachers, recruited from nearby neighbourhoods and trained by AS, use accelerated learning methods (using songs, drama, and games ) Neighbourhood houses (rooms) are used as schools. The mothers are then trained to become teachers of their own and their neighbours’ children, developing some of the learning materials themselves for use with the children. The small schoolrooms, when not being used for mothers’ classes, are used by the women to discuss issues of importance, as determined by them, and as a place for cottage industry work to increase family income. Working from the centre of the family out
  • Download Files
    Type: Download Files
    Published: Jul 27, 2013
    Title DRCF Grant Application Form PDF Version 3 DRCF Grant Application Form Word Version 6 DRCF-APP & INST-WORD 12 KEYWAY ISSUE 1013 2020-
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