Learning a New Language Can Open Doors

© Md. Akhlas Uddin, Bangladesh

Picture of the week

“In this satellite school in the Bandarban Hills in Bangladesh, the students are learning Bengali. The Bandarban Hills are remote and the people do not grow up speaking the national language. Bengali language skills will allow this new generation to have more opportunities in the future.”

This picture and essay were submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by Md. Akhlas Uddin from Bangladesh.

Take a look at some of the nearly 1,000 photos and videos submitted to the Reading Changed My Life Photo and Video Contest and then get involved in helping children learn and grow.

South Asia: Bangladesh


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