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Free school for the adults at Jessore

Title:Free school for the adults at Jessore

Jessore, Bangladesh. December 01, 2014 [DrikNEWS] – Hamida Begum (47) is a fruit seller. She used to have difficulty in keeping the records of her profit and loss in business. She could not use cellphone, as she did not know numbers. There were many such problems that she faced daily because of her illiteracy. Now she is free of all these. The school for the old aged enlightened her with education. ‘There is no age for learning’-with this slogan, the Jessore Info Foundation are walking ahead with this school. There are 70 women and 20 men studying in this school since last one year. Jessore Info Foundation sponsors the school. It is situated at Shankarpur, Jessore. 6 volunteers teach these ‘students’ daily in two shifts. They themselves are all young and members of this organisation. The school provides its needy students with stationeries. Photos: Firoz Gazi/ DrikNEWS

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