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Monthly Archive for June, 2011

Odetty Tineo, AhDream Smith, and Catherine (Casey) Reed at Machu Picchu in Peru.

Brighter Dawns, the non-profit group founded by Tasmiha Khan ’12 dedicated to helping solve health issues in the Khalishpur slum outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, is featured in an article in the Hartford Courant entitled “Wesleyan Group Helps Bangladesh Improve Sanitation.”

In July two members of Brighter Dawns will travel to Bangladesh for a month to help install 10 wells and 30 latrines in Khalishput, and hand out 1,000 sanitary kits .

Through fundraising and grants, Brighter Dawns raised over $15,000 since it was formed. It was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Projects for Peace to implement the sanitation project.