November 14, 2017

Innovation in education: Not before the ideal classroom

Innovation and technology are seen as the solutions to the educational deprivation of millions of children in the developing world. How does the technology-based model of innovation relate to the real world of learners, teachers, schools, families and the communities that we live in?
November 12, 2017
BLOG General

BRAC vice-chair wins US Medical Award of Excellence

Dr Mushtaque Chowdhury, our vice chairperson and advisor to the chairperson and founder of BRAC, was honoured with the Medical Award of Excellence on 11 November.
November 9, 2017

New case study traces how BRAC’s microfinance programme recovered from the West Africa Ebola crisis

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November 9, 2017

Plenty of playtime: The secret of a smart child

This little indoor playground looks like utter colourful chaos. Blank pages smeared with rainbows and imperceptible shapes. The air resounds of age-old songs and simple poetry. There is a grown-up here, but she too is immersed in the madness.
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November 9, 2017

Plenty of playtime: The secret of a smart child

This little indoor playground looks like utter colourful chaos. Blank pages smeared with rainbows and imperceptible shapes. The air resounds of age-old songs and simple poetry. There is a grown-up here, but she too is immersed in the madness.
October 17, 2017

Bangladesh completes world’s second largest cholera vaccination campaign

When a population the size of Luxembourg moves to an area less than 1% the size of where it came from, in a matter of weeks, with no water, sanitation or hygiene facilities, an outbreak of a life-threatening disease turns from a terrifying possibility into a very real threat.
October 5, 2017
BLOG General

A Bangladeshi NGO’s herculean response to a humanitarian crisis

The Government of Bangladesh has opened its doors to close to half a million people from the Rakhine state of Myanmar in the last four weeks. Now comes the difficult part — managing the crisis inside Bangladesh.
September 20, 2017

5 ways young people can help tackle climate change

Flood levels have reached record highs in South Asia this year. Over 20 million people have been affected in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal. More than one-third of Bangladesh was underwater.
June 22, 2017

The mother of ducks

Every day, right before sunset, something wonderful happens in the village of Dhonokandi.
February 22, 2017

The 202 billion dollars we cannot see

80 per cent of all vision impairment can be cured or prevented. Often it just takes the simplest solution– a single pair of eye glasses.