Bangladesh Education Since 1991

CO-ID Australia is a registered Australian charity, building and operating schools in the third world. Donations made in Australia are tax deductible.

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Bringing life and learning.

Everyday life is a constant struggle here, and the basic skills that we take for granted such as learning to read and write are for the fortunate ones - not for everyone.

For 30 years, our charity, CO-ID (Co-Operation In Development Australia Inc.) led by Fred Hyde hast been quietly building schools in one of the poorest areas of Bangladesh, on Bhola Island in the Ganges Delta.

By helping to build the educational system and encourage the acceptance of basic primary education, we are creating a brighter future, using Bangladesh’s greatest resource - the children.

school updates
School upgrades

12,500 children rely on CO-ID for their primary education. That’s a huge commitment each year. Now there is a new challenge as some of our oldest schools need replacement. We have responded with the school upgrade program.

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pre school breakthrough
The pre-school breakthrough

The CO-ID pre-schools are getting the youngest students off to a flying start. We have 6 pre-schools so far, which is a fraction of what is needed.

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Queensland Senior Year
Queensland Senior of the Year

Mr Fred Hyde founded CO-ID in 1991. Fred has kept working in Bangladesh right through to the age of 95, a commitment that has now been honoured as Queensland Senior of the Year and winner of the RSL Peace Prize.

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Meet the team running the charity CO-ID
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The remarkable Australian.
At a time when his friends were looking forward to days filled with golf and a quiet beer, Fred Hyde had other ideas. Since 1991, Fred and his CO-ID volunteer team have raised funds to educate thousands of children in Bangladesh who would never have had the opportunity to learn.. More...

the CO-ID Vision
CO-ID is run by volunteers, led by Fred Hyde. Schools in Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania, actively participate in fund raising and sponsor school projects.

© CO-ID 2005-13 (Australia) Association Inc. ABN 81 974 700 535 Registered Charity No: CH1324.

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