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Korvi Rakshand

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Residence  Dhaka, Bangladesh
Alma mater  University of London
Name  Korvi Rakshand
Religion  Islam

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Born  August 19, 1985 (age 37) (1985-08-19) Dhaka, Bangladesh
Occupation  Founder of JAAGO Foundation President of Volunteer for Bangladesh
Parents  Mafruda Khan Erin, Nurul Akter

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Korvi Rakshand (born August 19, 1985) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur. He is the founder of JAAGO Foundation, a non profit organization established in April 2007. Rakshand was ranked 5th in list of top 10 Inspirational Bangladeshis around the world published by British Bangladeshi Power & Inspiration 100 at the British Parliament Commonwealth Room.


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Early life

Rakshand was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Nurul Akhter, businessman and Mafruda Khan, principle of a school. He finished his schooling from Scholastica school and later from Mastermind School, Dhaka.

JAAGO Foundation

In 2007, he created the JAAGO Foundation. With 17 students he started a free-of-cost-school in the slum area of Rayer Bazar, which now runs classes for nearly 600 students.

In March 2011 JAAGO opened another school in the Karail slum area of Banani, and in September 2011 opened its first online school in Gazipur, Tongi.

In May 2011 JAAGO Foundation launched its volunteer wing, Volunteer for Bangladesh. At present JAAGO has 8 schools nationwide catering to the education needs of 1400 students.

Volunteer for Bangladesh

The volunteer wing of JAAGO Foundation, Volunteer for Bangladesh was founded in 2011. Currently, with support from U.S. Embassy, Dhaka, Volunteer for Bangladesh has successfully established 21 Volunteer Action Groups throughout the country. These groups independently run their own projects under the supervision of a local district board. Volunteer for Bangladesh has already created virtual branches in Australia, Canada, UK and USA. To date, above 10,000 registered volunteers are working together to bring positive changes in their communities.

Awards and recognition

  • Mosaic Award Talent 2010
  • Commonwealth Youth Awards 2013
  • Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leader
  • Top 10 Inspirational Bangladeshis around the World
  • References

    Korvi Rakshand Wikipedia