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Firoza - Grateful for survival

1a#vlb{display:none}1112131415161718191jQuery Slider Accordion by WOWSlider.com v1.71Project description:1In response to the recent RMG sector tragedy in Bangladesh, where a factory 1building called Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,100 people, BRAC and 1Benetton have partnered up to provide assistance and support to a total of 350 1affected victims. 1This project aims to:1Enhance the physical and social mobility of eight amputated survivors by 1providing them with functional upper limb......Read More

Parveen - Living in memory

1a#vlb{display:none}1112131415161718191101111jQuery Slider Accordion by WOWSlider.com v1.71Project description:1In response to the recent RMG sector tragedy in Bangladesh, where a factory 1building called Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,100 people, BRAC and 1Benetton have partnered up to provide assistance and support to a total of 350 1affected victims. 1This project aims to:1Enhance the physical and social mobility of eight amputated survivors by 1providing them with functional upper limb......Read More

Fatema - Loss in the heart

1a#vlb{display:none}1112131415161718191jQuery Slider Accordion by WOWSlider.com v1.71Project description:1In response to the recent RMG sector tragedy in Bangladesh, where a factory 1building called Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,100 people, BRAC and 1Benetton have partnered up to provide assistance and support to a total of 350 1affected victims. 1This project aims to:1Enhance the physical and social mobility of eight amputated survivors by 1providing them with functional upper limb......Read More

Rezaul - Looking forward

1a#vlb{display:none}11121314151617181jQuery Slider Accordion by WOWSlider.com v1.71Project description:1In response to the recent RMG sector tragedy in Bangladesh, where a factory 1building called Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,100 people, BRAC and 1Benetton have partnered up to provide assistance and support to a total of 350 1affected victims. 1This project aims to:1Enhance the physical and social mobility of eight amputated survivors by 1providing them with functional upper limb......Read More

"I'll never go back" - Khadija

1a#vlb{display:none}1112131415161718191jQuery Slider Accordion by WOWSlider.com v1.71Project description:1In response to the recent RMG sector tragedy in Bangladesh, where a factory 1building called Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,100 people, BRAC and 1Benetton have partnered up to provide assistance and support to a total of 350 1affected victims. 1This project aims to:1Enhance the physical and social mobility of eight amputated survivors by 1providing them with functional upper limb......Read More

Radio Pollikontho extends its hand to burn victim Lipi Begum

Lipi Begum of Shonapur village was living a blissful life with her husband and two children. Her husband, Montu Mia, is a night guard. On January 22, 2013, she encountered a terrible accident rummaging her life forever. She got badly burnt while cooking. The fire caught her clothes while lighting up a mud stove using dried leaves and stems. Montu Mia rushed to rescue his wife when she started to shout for help. He wrapped Lipi’s’s body with a blanket to extinguish the dreadful......Read More

Piped Water Supply System: a tale of a community living up hill

1BRAC WASH1The water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programme aims to ensure 1sustainable access to sanitation, water and hygiene in hard-to-reach 1areas for the underserved rural people of Bangladesh. The initiative 1started in 2006, implementing the WASH programme in 150 sub-districts, 1and completed the first phase in 2011 and has extended to 248 1sub-districts in 2012. The water supply system of the programme has 1reached 2.5 million people.1The safe water component of the programme is......Read More

The precious lives of 26 trawler passengers got rescued with the sincere endeavor of “Polli Shomaj”

A trawler started its journey towards Shangghol with 27 passengers for attending a wedding on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 11AM from Roghunatpur Ghat of Pirojpur District, Polli Shomaj No-2, Ward No-4, Amrajhuri Union. There were 24 women, 2 men and 1 child among the passengers of the trawler. While the trawler reached Kawkhali Launch Ghat, it got drowned with the collision of wave produced by another launch coming from Dhaka. At that time, local Polli Shomaj Cashier Sharmin Aktar was sitting......Read More

Khadija's Story: Reaching for the Stars

Khadija’s family used to live in a small, fenced-in house near a river bank in the Gorashal village of Rajshahi district’s Bagmara upazila. Khadija’s father, Abdul Khalek, worked as a helper at a truck garage, but his daily income barely supported the family. Having no land or property to provide necessities for a living, her family ended up migrating to the city. Currently, they are situated in Mathura village of Rajshahi’s Poba upazila. Khadija’s mother Nasima......Read More

A Fair Deal for Md. Babul Hossain

Md. Babul Hossain of Baukhond, Dhamrai, Savar, like everyone, had dreams of living a happy life. As the sole bread winner in a large family of his wife, children and elderly parents, he was inspired to seek employment abroad after seeing migrant workers from his village earning a good income, and being able to provide comfort for their families. A well known migration middleman, Nazrul Islam, informed him of an employment visa in Iraq which required an advance booking money of BDT 270,000 (USD......Read More

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