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Third season of Kick for Hope held in Dhaka

Kick for Hope is a football tournament which aims to bring the nation's prime youth organisations under one platform. By using the tool of football, the objective of the event is to create a network that enables the youths to work together in future endeavors. On November 29, the third season of Kick for Hope took place in Dhaka. It was organized by JAAGO Foundation and supported by Pragati Insurance Limited. This year, the tournament was held in UIU’s field at United City, Madani Avenue. The eight teams that participated in the tournament were: Ahoban Foundations, Bangladesh Innovation Forum, BYLC Graduates Network, Smile Inventors, 10 Minute School, Volunteer For Bangladesh, Youth Opportunities and Youth Worth.

This season’s champion was Smile Inventors. Volunteer for Bangladesh was the runner up of the tournament. The programme's closing and prize giving ceremony were attended by Tabith Awal, Director, Pragati Insurance Limited, Papia Rahman, Deputy Managing Director, Pragati Insurance Limited, Zahid Hasan Emely, Footballer, Bangladesh National Team, and Korvi Rakshand, Founder, JAAGO Foundation, among others.

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