A registered Australian charity, building and operating schools in Bangladesh since 1991. Donations made in Australia are tax deductible.

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Donations are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers!  


Help us continue bringing life and learning.

This web site was donated to help with third world education

We keep overheads low so your donation can go where it is needed - Bangladesh. More...


We still run on a shoe string. 97.5% of the funds you donate go to the right people. The children.

Remember Fred Hyde Schools in your will

and help create a better world

Unlike some charities, Fred Hyde Schools runs an extremely lean administrative structure. No fancy offices, long lunches or business perks.

Fred Hyde Schools is a small charity. In Australia, we are staffed entirely by charity volunteers who are happy to give their time and professional expertise to expand education to kids who need it. In Bangladesh, we employ only local people at local wages to teach the children.

Leading Australian schools also play a great role in our work by supporting us with ongoing fund raising efforts and donations.

Our lean structure is why we are able to guarantee that 97.5% of the charity money you donate goes to the underprivileged, deserving children on Bhola Island to build and run schools.

A system that works hard to educate every child

Donations are held in the CO-ID Australian bank account and enough funds are transferred to the Bangladesh bank account each month. This is split between the local committees to pay the teachers and other school expenses. Expenses are reported back up the system every month along with rolling 3-month financial forecasts

We are helping to build a brighter future for the people of Bangladesh, using its own greatest and most precious resource - the children.



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 volunteer team have raised funds to educate over 100,000 children in Bangladesh who would never have had the opportunity to learn.. More...

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

© CO-ID 2005-17 (Australia) Association Inc. Fred Hyde Schools is the trading name of CO-ID (Australia) Association Inc. ABN 81 974 700 535 Registered Charity No: CH1324.