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  • How BRAC International scaled up response to COVID-19
    08/07/2020

    Through in-depth, on-the-ground assessments, we have seen the devastating physical and economic impact on the already overburdened and underserved communities where we work, particularly women and children. To immediately respond to COVID-19, BRAC International (BI) developed a four-pronged strategic framework to guide the response efforts. This in… Read more

  • An Audacious expansion for BRAC’s global Graduation agenda
    01/07/2020

    On 18 June, TED announced that BRAC was one of eight winners of the Audacious Project. An investment of over $60 million will significantly expand BRAC’s work to enable the adoption of Graduation programmes by governments across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. The Graduation approach was developed by BRAC’s Ultra-Poor Graduation programme (previou… Read more

  • COVID-19 will change many women’s lives forever in Bangladesh
    29/06/2020

    This year marks 25 years since the most progressive blueprint ever was created for advancing women’s rights; the Beijing Platform for Action. It outlines a visionary agenda for empowerment and achieving gender equality. While progress has been made over the last 25 years, 2020 has brought a pandemic that has deepened pre-existing gender inequalit… Read more

  • COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (27 June 2020)
    28/06/2020

    Dear colleagues, partners and friends, Bangladesh crossed 100 days with COVID-19 this week. The number of confirmed cases have plateaued to a range of 3,300 to 4,000 this week, but so has the testing. There still has not been any decision on how red zones will be implemented in Dhaka. Positive news after testing kits controversy The government is … Read more

  • COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (20 June 2020)
    21/06/2020

    Dear colleagues, partners and friends, Mass confusion and curiosity about zoning, lack of adequate oxygen support for patients, and approval of the locally invented rapid testing kit dominated the headlines this last week. The crisis in Bangladesh stepped into its fourth month. If there is one thing that can fundamentally articulate the response, i… 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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