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2012-04-05 23:02:23

Daniel Ng, a student at the University of Virginia, won the BRAC Innovation Challenge with his idea of a community playground project to create safe accessible spaces for underprivileged children to play. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Today, BRAC announced that Daniel Ng, a student at the University of Virginia, won the BRAC Innovation Challenge with his ℠Play´ Project — a community playground project to create safe, accessible spaces where underprivileged...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Outdated approaches to teaching must give way to modern schooling that prepares the poor for a 21st century knowledge society, says founder of the world's largest development organization Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of the world´s largest development organisation, BRAC, called for innovative solutions to address the needs of the burgeoning youth population in developing countries in an address delivered in February celebrating the 40th...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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