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Three Successful Weeks at Ariel

Ariel School’s first day of classes were held May 9th. The all-girls school, in the slums of Dhaka’s Rayer Bazar, was established by Rezwan Hussain, an assistant professor at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. Rezwan was inspired to start Ariel a little more...

Thrive Heads to The Philippines

Within the bustling city of Tondo, lies a quiet hill-top community on top of an old dump site for the city of Manila. The locals call this place Trash Mountain. It is in the heart of Happyland, metro Manila’s biggest slum, and although it is no longer an active dump...

Student Spotlight: Mamun

Mamun lives with his parents, three brothers, and one sister in a one-room, tin shed house that has a mud floor. His family shares a cooking...

Student Spotlight: Ameena

Ameena, her parents, and two sisters live in a one-room, tin shed house in Dhaka. Her family shares a cooking stove and toilet with some other families who…

Thrive Live Extravaganza

On April 21st at 5:00, the Thrive Live Extravaganza will take place at the Anita and Samson H. Chowdhury Performing Arts Center on the American International School Dhaka campus. It promises to be a fun-filled family evening of music and dance featuring performers from the AISD community and beyond.

Maire Students Raise Money for Thrive

Students at Maire Elementary School in Grosse Pointe, Michigan raise funds to benefit Piet Van School, an impoverished school in Dhaka, Bangladesh

For and With Others

Michigan native Gina (Rennpage) Gabel ’99 found her calling in life halfway around the world…

Celebrating “Thrive”

Thrive started out when three mothers got together with the simple but meaningful intention of giving hungry children in Dhaka some nutritious food.

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A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

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Roald Dahl

A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. Roald Dahl

Bread and Butter

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