Change Maker

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

Bringing hope to remote shoal

Raising children on a Padma River shoal is a challenge, not least in accessing education. For parents in Gangadhardi and three

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018

On a mission to change lives

A banker by profession, Md Shahjahan Mia set out on a noble mission – to eradicate illiteracy from Nahata Union in Mohammadpur upazila, Magura.

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

Taking care of the urban poor's health

A young girl with some documents in her hands sat in the waiting room of Nagar Shastho Kendra in the capital's Meradia.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Change Maker: For the love of learning

When 81-year-old Ziaul Haque was young, just one taka and two annas was all he needed to start class-VI. For his father, a curd seller

February 17, 2018
February 17, 2018

Change maker: Selfless friend of students

There are stories, now and then, of people succeeding in achieving higher education despite significant obstacles.

February 12, 2018
February 12, 2018

People's Doctor: Consultation, medicines for just Tk 40

At 79, Dr Basanta Roy would surely be excused if he put away his stethoscope for good. Instead he works morning to evening, consulting

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Change Maker: Stronger together

On the remote shoals in the Jamuna river in Gaibandha district, life is tough. Household dairy farms have long been pursued by village

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

Change Maker: Library on wheels

Travel the Khulna to Bagerhat Road and in the vicinity of Noihati in Khulna's Rupsha upazila you might see the curious sight of a man