SHIKHON-Supporting Hard to Reach Children through Non formal Education
Government officials and donor visited SHIKHON EPE center: On 28th January a high profile team comprised with government officials and donor (Chevron) representatives, visited SHIKHON Program in Sylhet. They visited one Early Primary Education (EPE) center-Al Islah SHIKHON Center in Tultikar Union of Sadar Upazilla, Sylhet under Sylhet division. Six government officials headed by Md. Abdul Majid, Registrar and Director General, Department of Cooperatives and 6 donor representatives headed by Ismail Chowdhury, Director-PGPA, Chevron were visited the center. Additionally, Union Parisad Chairman, member, Center Management Committee Chairperson presented with the team. From SCI Tahmina Khan Mojlish Project Manager, SHIKHON coordinated all the event. The visit was very successful and praised highly by the government and donor as well. A demo class was presented where best practices were visualized which make SHIKHON unique and different than other formal primary schools. SHIKHON’s pre-primary learners were much active and performed impressively in front of huge guests. SHIKHON’s last phases 3 learners were also presented there as success of our project who have passed PECE recently.