Last week, the ADRA Asia Regional Office facilitated a joint Asia-Pacific leadership meeting in Bangkok, Thailand to connect together, learn, discuss and strategise the future of ADRA in the region.
During the 2010s and early 2020s, Bangladesh experienced strong urban economic growth, a reduction in poverty rates, and rapid growth in primary school enrolments.
“I want to be a teacher, and I’ll help the deprived slum kids so they can obtain a primary education too” ~ Sumaiya
In the rural areas of Bangladesh, women are deprived of social dignity, especially, who are illiterate. Many women are struggling to achieve their dignity and social status.
Amphan, the most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh this year with wind speeds of 160 kph (100 mph), made landfall on May 20 along the city’s coastal and southwestern districts.
ADRA Bangladesh is responding to COVID-19 in the country through the CBFF project.
Sabina remembers clearly the days when she couldn’t adequately feed her family or send her children to school because of poverty living in Bangladesh.