Brac

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Hope over fate

Finding himself at the epicentre of the disaster, Abed realised that a large number of deaths (an estimated 500,000) in the “world’s deadliest known tropical cyclone” were not necessarily caused by the natural disaster.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Tales of a development sector doyen

The book doesn’t only become a memoir of the writer’s life as a development worker, but also a tribute to the late Sir Abed and his magnanimity as a human being and a visionary. 

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

HSBC facilitates Tk 612 crore social loan financing for Brac

This is the country’s second social loan principles (SLP)-based financing, the HSBC said in a statement.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Bridge schools: A local solution to a global problem

In its latest education intervention, Bridge school has strived to improve the five elements required in any working education system.

April 29, 2020
April 29, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: PepsiCo Bangladesh and Brac to provide 1.4 million meals to underserved families

PepsiCo in Bangladesh, along with the global food and beverage company’s philanthropic arm, the PepsiCo Foundation, has partnered with Brac, the world’s leading NGO, to provide over 1.4 million meals to low-income and ultra-poor families impacted by coronavirus pandemic across Bangladesh.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Brac asks head office staff to work from home

Brac has instructed all non-essential staff working at its head office in the capital’s Mohakhali to stay at home and work remotely from March 22 to March 25 as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus.

July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

BRAC University’s SLL: Experiential learning at its finest

The SLL program an exercise where students attending the RS are tasked with the duties of the staff at the residential campus.

May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019

Zero tolerance policy against illegal migration: Minister

The government has taken zero tolerance policy against illegal migration, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam says. He suggests that those who had gone to Libya with the ultimate purpose of reaching Europe illegally should be brought under law.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Standing by them, sad

It was just some 40 minutes before the iftar yesterday when a group of people showed up at arrival lounge of Dhaka’s airport, unsure about what to do. At that time, both passengers and airport staff were taking preparation to break the day’s fast.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

BRAC ranked top global NGO for 4th consecutive year

BRAC, a Bangladesh-based non-government organisation, has been ranked the top NGO in the world in 2019.