- Posted February 25, 2014 by
Bellwoven Foundation sets up computer lab at school in Khilkhet
Bellwoven Packaging Company Limited, a well-established British Company in Bangladesh operating for the last ten years has provided Amirjan High School, Dumni, Khilkhet in the city recently with a well equipped computer lab with dedicated internet service and all necessary tools to educate students. The computer lab, set up under The "Bellwoven Foundation" banner was inaugurated by Oliver Brabender, Group Managing Director, of Bellwoven Global Group and founder of the Bellwoven Foundation. The inauguration ceremony was followed by fantastic cultural activities by the regular students of the school and the special students from evening programme.
Abdur Rauf, J.P, regional president, British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and sponsor director, Mutual Trust Bank Limited, presided over the ceremony. Oliver Brabender expressed his commitment to provide an education and sporting platform through the Bellwoven Foundation to children who are less privileged and would not normally have any chance of education and sport. The Bellwoven Foundation was set up five years ago by Mr. Oliver Brabender and Mr. Ezaz Osman who is the Country Director of Bellwoven Bangladesh. They found that education and sport are two extremely important aspects of a child life and the foundation has given dozens of children a chance that they would not normally be offered.
Bellwoven Foundation has sponsored many students in different grades and in different schools around Dhaka. Many students have already completed college or are going to complete successful results. Besides financing the regular school going students the foundation has introduced evening classes for those kids who never went to school. This special school contributes inspiration to kids and brings confidence to bring them back into regular school. Oliver handed over the certificates of full yearly scholarship to 12 regular students in Amirjan High School and college. Oliver Brabender thanked to management and teachers of Amirjan High School for allowing the foundation to continue the support for the special arrangement of over 85 students in the evening classes. Currently there are more than 400 students are getting benefits of evening classes in different schools in Dhaka under the Bellwoven Foundation with a slogan of “Let’s go to school” The ceremony was conducted by Tariqul Islam, head teacher. Among all other guest Ezaz Osman, country manager, Bellwoven Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman, chiarman and founder Amirjan High School and College, Mahmud Alam, co-coordinator of Bellwoven Foundation and Amirjan High School, also spoke in the programme.
Oliver also announced that The Bellwoven Foundation is also encouraging sport for children and will be planning a major Cricket T20 School Tournament later in the year