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  • Why is Bangladesh in space?
    17/08/2017

    From the congested, waterlogged streets of Dhaka to flooded farmlands across the country, Bangladesh has enough problems right here. What is the point in looking to the sky when all it brings is rain? Why on earth are we trying to get to space? The team of BRAC University students that designed Onnesha, Bangladesh’s first read more… Read more

  • Four lessons from a rising star in local governance
    11/08/2017

    Rina Halim is in a rush today. Her husband is outside, waiting to take her to Dhaka. There she will be receiving the Mother Teresa Award for her social service, and for being an outstanding councilor. I watched her with curiosity as she breezed across the room, a vision in pink. She was clearly a read more… Read more

  • Save the date: BRAC Frugal Innovation Forum 2017
    02/08/2017

      Date: 9-11 November 2017 Venue: BRAC CDM, Savar, Dhaka We believe that building a world that works for all of us takes all of us. The Frugal Innovation Forum is a platform for leaders from the global south to connect and explore solutions to the world’s toughest challenges. Development practitioners, social entrepreneurs, activists, policy… Read more

  • The superhero in a sari who’s giving every child a better chance
    20/07/2017

    It is a weekday afternoon in Moulvibazar, Rangpur, and the melody of children chanting times tables is wafting through the trees. School is over, but students are gathered under shady trees in the village courtyards for another round of lessons. Not just in this village, but in many others nearby as well. It is not read more… Read more

  • Bangladeshi apprentices celebrated in London
    15/07/2017

    Brishty Akhter, 18, is a skilled tailor who owns a business where she trains and employs other girls in southern Bangladesh. She started learning tailoring at 16 and then her parents used the money that they had saved for her marriage to buy her the business. Brishty is a graduate of BRAC’s skills training for read more… 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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