Who we are
Our Bata Children's Program is an independent, world wide project. It is backed by the Bata Children's Program Foundation. The Bata Children's Program Foundation is Switzerland based, created by the Bata Shoe Organization, its aim is to contribute to the support and development of children around the world.
Our mission is to create a brilliant and better future for the children of Bangladesh.
About Bata Children's Program
Ms. Nicole Voillat, Director, Bata Children's Program Foundation visited Bata Bangladesh
Ms. Nicole Voillat, Director, Bata Children's Program (BCP) Foundation recently visited Bata Bangladeh and was extremely happy with the initiatives & dedications of the Bata Bangladesh Team. During her visit, Ms. Nicole visited Bashundhara Mall City Store, Dhaka, Bata Tongi and Dhamrai Factory, RIB-Kjolimodel Office, Bata Rural Sales Programme with Care Bangladesh and Street Children Partners 'Maer Achol Shelter'.
Under the Bata Children's Program, Bata Bangladesh is helping the street children who are being provided with the shelter, food, education, medication and training by the Maer Achol Shelter, Mirpur, Dhaka (a concern of Street Children's Partners, France).
Ms. Nicole Voillat, Director, Bata Children's Program (BCP) Foundation visited 'Maer Achol Shelter' during her visit to Bata Bangladesh. Muhammad Qayyum, Managing Director, Rana Kaiser Ahmed, Employee Relation Manager of Bata Bangladesh and Kakoli Nargis Akter of Maer Achol Shelter were present in the occasion. A Cultural program was arranged by the children after the visit. Ms. Nicole distributed sweets among the poor children.
Donation to 'Maer Achol Shelter' - Street Children Partner
Under the Bata Children's Program (BCP), Bata Bangladesh donated one Television for the poor children of 'Maer Achol Shelter' at Mirpur, Dhaka. Around 200 poor students studing there and we have donated the Television for improving their knowledge and entertainment.
Ms. Nicole Voillat, Director, Bata Children's Program Foundation has handed over a Television to the authority of 'Maer Achol Shelter' at Mirpur, Dhaka.
Bata donated school shoes for the students of ABC School, Dhaka
The ABC Charity School, Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a school for street children inspired by Ms. Eglal Rousseau, a teacher of the American International School, Dhaka, whose love for these street children gives them an opportunity to make a difference in their lives. Here education is seen as a means to break the cycle of poverty and destitution for these street children.
A total of 100 students from the families of the poorest of the poor study here. Students are provided with the free education, uniform, lunch and medical facilities. It is administered by a board composed of volunteers from the U.S. Embassy as well as staff members and parents from the American School in Dhaka.
Bata Bangladesh provided 100 pairs of School Shoe, with special discount under Bata Children’s Program (BCP). Mr. Muhammad Qayyum, Managing Director, Bata Bangladesh handed over the shoes to Ms. Gloria Khan, Administrator, ABC School on September 18, 2011. Mr. Rana Kaiser Ahmed, Coordinator Bata Children’s Program & Mr. Hasan Maimoore, Superintendent-Institutional & Industrial Sales of Bata Bangladesh were also present in the program.
Bata shoes for the students of Shishu Polli Plus
The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh (Shishu Polli Plus) is a small non-religious, non-political organization which funds and runs the Sreepur Women & Children's Village. The Village presently houses 500 babies and children and over 100 destitute women. It provides a loving environment, food, clothing, education, and vocational training so that they can look forward to an independent adult life.
Bata Bangladesh provided 1,060 pairs of School Shoe to the poor children of Shishu Polli Plus under Bata Children’s Program (BCP). Mr. Muhammad Qayyum, Managing Director of Bata Bangladesh handed over the shoes to the management and children of Shishu Polli Plus. Concern officials of both Bata Bangladesh and Shishu Polli Plus were present in the program.