Press


 

BRAC BLOG

  • The mother of ducks
    22/06/2017

    Every day, right before sunset, something wonderful happens in the village of Dhonokandi. As the western sky grows rosy pink, and the paddy fields on the east turn deep green, hundreds of brown little dots are suddenly seen scrambling in the horizon. Within minutes, a flock of quacking ducks approach the main road, and amongst read more… Read more

  • Our Cities. Our Solutions.
    10/05/2017

    Can you solve a wicked problem affecting thousands of people living in slums while sipping coffee in an air-conditioned room? In our 45 years of experience in Bangladesh and across eleven countries in Asia and Africa, the answer is mostly no. The ideas that work come from a little closer to the problem. Solutions that read more… Read more

  • Making microinsurance work in Bangladesh: Three takeaways
    18/04/2017

    The market for microinsurance in Bangladesh has been growing rapidly over the last 10 years, with over 25 million subscribers. Yet it is still met with skepticism among many poor microfinance clients. As of this January, BRAC, in partnership with Guardian Life Insurance Company, joined the market making its credit shield insurance product available… Read more

  • Kicking it like a girl
    08/03/2017

    Dear fathers, You may have read the news today. A teenager was harassed on her way back from school. A housewife, raped and murdered. Just the other day, you read about the rape of an eight-month-old baby. Do these stories bother you? Or did you fold up the newspaper and sigh in relief thinking, “At read more… Read more

  • The 202 billion dollars we cannot see
    22/02/2017

      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. It is estimated that 624 million people around the world could have their vision restored if they could access eye glasses. This lack of access is costing the global read more… Read more

the Guardian

Has a Bangladesh charity found a way to banish extreme poverty?

The Guardian
06/12/2016
Read more

The Economist

Graduating from destitution

The Economist
01/08/2015
Read more

the Guardian

BRAC’s Founder wins 2015 World Food Prize

The Guardian
02/07/2015
Read more

New York Times

The Power, and Process, of a Simple Solution

New York Times
14/08/2014
Read more