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— Teach For Bangladesh and Teach For Malaysia to give education and employability a boost in the two countries
— 10 countries now supported by Deutsche Post DHL in partnership with Teach For All worldwide

SINGAPORE  /PRNewswire/ — Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), the world’s leading postal and logistics group, last week extended its partnership with global not-for-profit organization Teach For All in Asia Pacific, to Bangladesh andMalaysia, helping to boost educational opportunities and employability within the two countries. The move brings the total number of country partnerships between DPDHL and Teach For All partners to 10, with a total of four inAsia Pacific.

DPDHL Group launches partnership with Teach for Bangladesh to help boost educational opportunities and employability in Bangladesh. (L-R) Nooruddin Chowdhury, Managing Director, DHL Global Forwarding Bangladesh; Maimuna Ahmad, CEO, Teach for Bangladesh; and Desmond Quiah, Managing Director, DHL Express Bangladesh.
DPDHL Group launches partnership with Teach for Bangladesh to help boost educational opportunities and employability in Bangladesh. (L-R) Nooruddin Chowdhury, Managing Director, DHL Global Forwarding Bangladesh; Maimuna Ahmad, CEO, Teach for Bangladesh; and Desmond Quiah, Managing Director, DHL Express Bangladesh.
DPDHL Group launches the partnership with Teach for Malaysia to help boost educational opportunities and employability in Malaysia. (L-R) Dzameer Dzulkifli, Co-founder and Managing Director of Teach For Malaysia; Yogan S, Site Manager, ITS Cyberjaya, DHL Malaysia; Christopher Ong, Managing Director, DHL Express Malaysia; Raja Rajagopal, DHL Global Forwarding Malaysia; Prakash Rochlani, Managing Director, DHL Supply Chain Malaysia.
DPDHL Group launches the partnership with Teach for Malaysia to help boost educational opportunities and employability in Malaysia. (L-R) Dzameer Dzulkifli, Co-founder and Managing Director of Teach For Malaysia; Yogan S, Site Manager, ITS Cyberjaya, DHL Malaysia; Christopher Ong, Managing Director, DHL Express Malaysia; Raja Rajagopal, DHL Global Forwarding Malaysia; Prakash Rochlani, Managing Director, DHL Supply Chain Malaysia.

Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Responsibility, Deutsche Post DHL Group, said: “A strong economy and successful society has at its root an educational system that helps all citizens, whatever their background, get jobs and prosper. This is why DPDHL has for the past five years supported the global NGO, Teach For All and we now support them and their network partners in 10 countries Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Germany, India, Peru, Philippines, Ecuador, Spain and Malaysia. In Asia Pacific, we were delighted to kick off the partnership in Bangladesh and Malaysia this year, so the programme has the resources and support to reach out to even more young people through education and training.”

Under these new partnerships, DPDHL will employ its competence in logistics and business to support Teach For Bangladesh and Teach For Malaysia’s goals to promote educational opportunities and employability. Along with providing financial support, this partnership will also see DHL employees in Bangladesh and Malaysiavolunteering to support teachers, who will in turn impact students in the countries.

Maimuna Ahmad, Founder and CEO of Teach For Bangladesh, said: “Teach For Bangladesh is working to address one the most fundamental challenges facing Bangladesh today: inequity in education. The leadership of our Fellows and alumni, with crucial support from our partners in the public and private sectors, will bring the systemic changes we need in order to ensure quality education for all children. DPDHL, one of Teach For AlI’s largest sponsors, has proven their deep commitment to the same values of equity and inclusion, through their global partnership with Teach For All. We are thrilled to count them among the supporters of Teach For Bangladesh.”

Teach For Bangladesh, an independent local organization part of the global Teach For All network was founded in 2012 to enlist highly-educated and promising Bangladeshi graduates and young professionals to a unique leadership development program, where they work full-time for two years as teachers in schools that serve underprivileged students. Along with providing financial support, this partnership will also see DHL employees inBangladesh volunteering to support 35 Teach For Bangladesh teachers, known as Fellows, who will in turn impact nearly 4,000 students across 12 primary schools in Dhaka.

Teach For Malaysia has been enlisting Malaysia’s most promising future leaders to join its mission to end education inequity since 2010. During the two-year Fellowship, teachers or Fellows are placed in high-need schools to directly impact the lives of students. After which, they continue to drive education transformation within and beyond the classroom as part of the Alumni movement. As one of the first engagements between the local teams, earlier this year DHL shipped over 50 boxes of personal belongings to help Fellows relocate to East Malaysia and get to work as soon as possible. By doing so they contributed to Teach For Malaysia’s aim to impact over 5000 students in the state of Sarawak.

Dzameer Dzulkifli, Co-founder and Managing Director of Teach For Malaysia, said, “We are excited that DPDHL and Teach For All have extended their global partnership to Malaysia. We are looking forward to working with them to further expand our impact. Together, we are exploring a range of possibilities that will help all children inMalaysia have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.”

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Deutsche Post DHL Group is the world’s leading logistics and mail communications company. The Group is focused on being the first choice for customers, employees and investors in its core business areas worldwide. It makes a positive contribution to the world by connecting people and enabling global trade while being committed to responsible business practices and corporate citizenship.

Deutsche Post DHL Group operates under two brands: Deutsche Post is Europe’s leading postal service provider. DHL is uniquely positioned in the world’s growth markets, with a comprehensive range of international express, freight transportation, eCommerce, and supply chain management services.

Deutsche Post DHL Group employs more than 480,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories worldwide. The Group generated revenues of more than 56 billion Euros in 2014.

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About Teach For All

Teach For All is a global network of over 30 locally led and funded independent partner organizations with a shared vision for expanded educational opportunity in their countries. Each partner recruits and develops diverse leaders to commit two years to teach in their nations’ high-need classrooms and to work throughout their lives to increase opportunity for children.

For more information, visit www.teachforall.org.

About Teach For Bangladesh

Teach For Bangladesh is a non-profit organization in Bangladesh, founded in 2012 working to eradicate educational inequity from Bangladesh. To that end TFB is building a movement of leaders who are dedicated to this cause. TFB recruits high-potential university graduates and young professional who commit two years teaching full-time in underprivileged primary schools, before going on to spearhead systemic reform from leadership positions across various sectors.

For more information, visit www.teachforbangladesh.org

About Teach For Malaysia

Teach For Malaysia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that enlists Malaysia’s most promising future leaders in our mission to end education inequity. The organisation is fuelled by its mission: that one day, all children in Malaysia will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. The Teach For Malaysia Fellowship is a highly selective, two-year, full time and fully-paid leadership development programme focused on addressing education inequity in Malaysia through the efforts of outstanding youth leaders.

To date, the movement is made up of over 200 Fellows and Alumni, impacting over 33,000 students in 75 schools across 8 states – Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Kedah and Sarawak.

For more information, please visit www.teachformalaysia.org

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April 2, 2015 at 4:17 pm

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