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  • Enabling young entrepreneurs to start off strong
    17/10/2018

    According to Small Business Association, nearly one-third of all new businesses crash and burn within the first two years. The number one culprit is the lack of business acumen and market insight. The cycle continues when many become afraid to start their own ventures, after seeing so many fail around them. Bangladesh has a young workforce. With ab… Read more

  • Food for thought: Ways to end world hunger
    16/10/2018

    Zero hunger could save the lives of 3.1 million children a year. A dollar invested in hunger prevention could return between $15 and $139 in benefits. A malnourished baby will grow up to be a child with impaired learning abilities, and an adult with poor physical and mental health. We know the solution to world hunger is not merely the provision of… Read more

  • Clean hands to save lives: Innovations from South Asia
    15/10/2018

    In the 90s, UNICEF revolutionised how sanitation was perceived in the rural south with the very famous Meena cartoons, where an adorable parrot Mithu changed our lives with one line.   While that campaign was successful in shifting people’s habits in sanitation, diarrhoea still accounts for 8% of 5.6 million deaths of children under 5 years of a… Read more

  • #WithHer: Five girls set to take over the world
    11/10/2018

    Girls are outranked by boys in all aspects of life. However, when given the opportunity, girls too grow up to become engineers, lawyers and athletes. There are 600 million adolescent girls in the world today, and many miss out on these opportunities. With the right support, they can grow up to be part of a dynamic generation, knock down gender ster… Read more

  • The Ugandan teacher who leads learning through play
    04/10/2018

    Nankinga Justine jokingly asks me how I do not know her. The 27-year-old once had her pictures published in the region’s newspapers every day for nearly a month when her family was searching for her. She admits it was a difficult time, but has moved past it now. She is now a passionate play leader for children in BRAC’s play lab in the Wakiso d… Read more

the Guardian

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

The Guardian
06/12/2016
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The Economist

Graduating from destitution

The Economist
01/08/2015
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the Guardian

BRAC’s Founder wins 2015 World Food Prize

The Guardian
02/07/2015
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New York Times

The Power, and Process, of a Simple Solution

New York Times
14/08/2014
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