Bangladeshi Feroz Faizah Beether receives the 2021 "Changemaker Award"

Bangladeshi Feroz Faizah Beether receives the 2021 "Changemaker Award"

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Category : Awards Published on: September 24 2021

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·       Bangladesh's Feroz Faiza Beether has been selected for the 2021 Changemaker Award by the "Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation" for her work, who promoted good health and wellness.

·       Faroz Faizah is the co-founder of Moner School, an anonymous online platform operating in the field of mental health.

·       It works with youth to educate them about the importance of mental health care through training, workshops and 24/7 online mental health first aid service in Bangladesh.

·       The "Changemaker Award" is part of the Goalkeeper Global Goals Award established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate progress toward achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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