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The Guardian: BRAC-aanpak voor de allerarmsten werkt

The Guardian
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Succes van BRAC wetenschappelijk aangetoond

De Volkskrant
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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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  • The superhero in a sari who’s giving every child a better chance

    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

    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

  • No tragic hero

      Alpina Begum lives in the village of Nurpur in Netrokona of northern Bangladesh. By day, she does the usual: tending to the vegetables in her garden and cooking for her three daughters. But as soon as night falls, she replaces her sari with a colourful salwar kameez and swaps the bucket on her arm read more… Read more

  • Meet the millennial who’s changing our farmlands

    Peeking from behind the tin door is Ibrahim’s two-year-old daughter, Amena, in a blue polka dot dress, and a kitten in her arms. Another kitten appears and darts across the courtyard. Ducklings scatter about in panic. Between his family, the cats, a parrot and 350 ducks, Ibrahim’s home is always buzzing with a little chaos. read more… Read more

  • Is it even possible to eradicate poverty completely?

    According to the Pareto principle, 80% of the world’s wealth is in the hands of 20% of the people. Even if more resources are created, the distribution of the new wealth will follow the same rule. This rule does not only work in economics, but it also applies in science and sports for the prediction of results, read more… Read more