Inter Press ServiceInspiring Dutch Woman Lives for Bangladeshi Children with Disabilities – Inter Press Service http://www.ipsnews.net News and Views from the Global South Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:09:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.7 Inspiring Dutch Woman Lives for Bangladeshi Children with Disabilitieshttp://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/inspiring-dutch-woman-lives-bangladeshi-children-disabilities/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=inspiring-dutch-woman-lives-bangladeshi-children-disabilities http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/inspiring-dutch-woman-lives-bangladeshi-children-disabilities/#respond Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:42:18 +0000 Khalid Hussain http://www.ipsnews.net/?p=154447 Meet Antoinette Termoshuizen, a Dutch woman more popularly known as ‘Khalamma’, who has spent the last 20 years of her life making life better for children with disabilities in Bangladesh. This is the amazing story of Antoinette, now living in Ghior of Manikganj, where she has been relentlessly helping to educate and rehabilitate children with […]

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By Khalid Hussain Ayon
Feb 21 2018 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh)

Meet Antoinette Termoshuizen, a Dutch woman more popularly known as ‘Khalamma’, who has spent the last 20 years of her life making life better for children with disabilities in Bangladesh.

This is the amazing story of Antoinette, now living in Ghior of Manikganj, where she has been relentlessly helping to educate and rehabilitate children with physical and mental challenges.

She started off in 1998, under the banner of Niketan, with 10 physically and mentally challenged children. Since then on, in the road down to 20 years, her programme in Dhaka and Manikganj has become home to more than 500 disabled children.

Watch the Star Live video to know about her story.

This story was originally published by The Daily Star, Bangladesh

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