frontline health workers

July 21, 2011

The Story of Miss Lalbanu

The following was originally posted by Alison Horton on America's Unofficial Ambassadors. Alison is a recipient of the AUA Mosaic Scholarship and is currently volunteering with BRAC in Bangladesh.
July 15, 2011

Independent Review Attributes Achievements of AusAID-Bangladesh to Partnership with BRAC

Last year, the Australian Government commissioned an independent review of its overseas aid program, AusAID, to examine the effectiveness of the current program and recommend improvements. The study's findings, which were published in an April 2011 report, found that AusAID's overall performance was effective, particularly in Bangladesh where it has delivered key improvements in education, health, and reducing extreme poverty. The review cites that these results have been achieved through a range of partnerships with NGOs, most notably BRAC. In a resounding endorsement, the review panel argued that "BRAC is a good example of an effective local NGO that Australia can confidently support."