The people we work for


Ronny with his stock of water bottles


Tala in Satkhira, in the South West corner of Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable coastal areas in the... Read more


Sahrea is an amin, meaning a person who measures land, living in a district in Northern Bangladesh. She comes from... Read more


“I live in Nilphamari district with my family. My husband used to believe in equal rights of women and never... Read more


Rehma was 14 years old and preparing for secondary school when she discovered she was pregnant. Her father ran away... Read more

Ebola survivors

Ebola has destroyed lives across West Africa. It has torn families apart, stopped kids from going to school and left... Read more


Advocating for women’s rights As 2015 comes to a close, we’re talking to the staff of BRAC — the Bangladesh-based NGO with... Read more

Community health workers

BRAC’s health, nutrition and population programme has a network of 106,000 health workers — big enough to rival government health programmes in... Read more


“My name is Juliet Nalumu and I am a vegetable trader. I started selling eggplants and a few vegetables two... Read more


“My name is Christiana and I have benefitted from the manoshi project in Portee slum community, Sierra Leone. Prior to... Read more


“I am a kitchen gardener, a mother of two and I live in Morogoro, Tanzania. I own half an acre... Read more


“My name is Rehana and I’m a community health volunteer. I live with my husband and three children in Takar... Read more


“I am Hawa Moore and I live in the city of Kakata District of Margibi County with my three children.... Read more


“My name is Farida and I am 19 years old. I am a resident of Kabul. I completed my education... Read more


“My name is Margret Amoyit and I am a registered nursing officer and mother of three. I used to work... Read more