Bangladesh

December 7, 2017

Preparing for exams on a remote island

Standing on a distant piece of land in the middle of the haor (wetlands) of Sunamganj in northwestern Bangladesh, a sea surrounds the school. The water stretches as far as the eyes can see, with a few patches of croplands peeking through the horizon. It is the only school in an area of eight square kilometers.
October 31, 2017

Of dignity and dream homes: Transforming a slum in 3 steps

In the light of World Cities Day, we explore a frugal home-grown solution for communities living in urban poverty - a community-led process of building affordable homes that started in the heart of Jhenaidha of south-western Bangladesh.
September 5, 2017

Floating schools for climate change

Jhuma studies on the water, with 25 other students. Her school comes to her door, a blue boat that picks her up and drops her home when her classes end.