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  • A mother’s love and a special classroom
    03/12/2018

    Belal bursts into a fit of laughter as his mother stands proudly by him. “He is only 12 years old and he already competed on a national level. He won first and second prizes in running and ball throwing in a national competition for persons with disabilities. He took his first trip without me to Cox’s Bazar for BRAC’s retreat in 2016. I am s… Read more

  • BRAC at UN General Assembly: Transforming a group disenfranchised for generations
    30/11/2018

    New York, 25 September 2018 – “Rohingya women, in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, were the invisible gender of a stateless people, treated like a non-entity. Coming from a very conservative background, majority lacked literacy, generally did not leave the house, and were not involved in decision-making, leadership or income-generating activitie… Read more

  • Child’s play: Transforming the way children learn
    29/11/2018

    An unexpectedly colourful room sits in the corner of a quiet compound in Nondipara, Banasree. But the room is anything but quiet. Happy, indistinct clamour of children hit the ears, and those from the neighbouring houses gather to peek into the small window. Inside, children have formed a circle, following the instructions of their khelar shathi. T… Read more

  • Join BRAC’s family of social innovators
    22/11/2018

    At BRAC, we believe in creating practical leaders with a vision for change and the capability to drive impact at scale. As part of our commitment to shaping the next generation of forward-thinking, status-quo challenging development professionals, we have just launched the inaugural Social Innovation Fellowship starting next March 2019. This year-l… Read more

  • A classroom in the sky: Building upwards in the Rohingya camps
    20/11/2018

    Currently, over 43,000 children are learning in our 496 temporary learning centres in the camps. To reach our goal, we will need to build more learning centres, but there is limited space available in the densely populated settlements. Building upwards After a visit to the settlements in February, BRAC University architecture professors worked with… 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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