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The Guardian: BRAC-aanpak voor de allerarmsten werkt

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Succes van BRAC wetenschappelijk aangetoond

De Volkskrant
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Trouw

Trouw over BRAC: ‘Bangladesh: Sociale droom is uitgekomen’

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The World Bank

Internationale Vrouwendag: Closing the Gender Gap – Lessons from Africa

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BRAC BLOG

  • The doctor without a degree saving hundreds of lives in Bangladesh
    15/09/2017

    It is 5:30am in Kaliyakoir, Gazipur, and Nilufar Yasmin’s patients are waiting already outside, lined up beside a sign that says ‘BRAC Shasthya Shebika’. They are farmers and shopkeepers, and they have come to ‘Doctor Apa’ to get their daily dose of tuberculosis medicine before heading to work. Nilufar’s parents married her off at 13 re… Read more

  • BRAC and University of Cambridge: Collaboration across borders
    11/09/2017

    Five of us from the MBA programme of University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School, volunteered to join BRAC for an academic consulting project this April. We were fortunate to work on the Integrated Land Services Office (ILSO), an initiative of the organisation’s Human Rights and Legal Aid Services (HRLS). The four-week immersive visit allow… Read more

  • Floating schools for climate change
    05/09/2017

    Jhuma studies on the water, with 25 other students. Her school comes to her door, a blue boat that picks her up and drops her home when her classes end. Jhuma’s home, a small mud house, stands alone on a little raised piece of land in the middle of a vast inland sea. She lives read more… Read more

  • 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