Perhaps the most important contribution of the book lies in providing intimate insights into how NGOs work in Bangladesh.
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.
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.
Feroz, 13, leaves Habib from time to time in his makeshift wheelchair outside the High Court Mazar gate and disappears into the distance. The young boy was hired seven days ago to wheel around Habib -- who earns his living by begging.
Rabeya boarded a launch for the first time when she was eight. As she arrived in Dhaka from Barishal, her grandmother abandoned her. Thus began Rabeya's life as a victim of sex exploitation.
Microsoft introduces charitable pricing for the non-profit organisations (NGOs) in Bangladesh in line with its “Technology for social impact” initiative in a bid to accelerate their transformation.
A number of ministers yesterday demanded stricter monitoring of the activities of the local and international NGOs operating in Bangladesh. They also called for scrutinising the earnings and expenditures of the non-governmental organisations, alleging that some of those provoke workers to create chaos.
Two out of every three Taka of health care costs in Bangladesh is borne by the people while the rest by the government, NGOs and others.
Gunmen have killed 11 people, including three teenagers and a Colombian national, in Venezuela, officials say.
The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is awarded with the 2015 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) Prize for implementing various projects successfully which helped to create employment opportunities for youths.
Child abuse is no new story in our country. Especially after seeing various child killing incidents just this year, it has been proved to us
We applaud the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sajida Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Water Aid of opening a three...
We are amazed at the report of “NGO officials” at a remote village in Sadurapul upazila in Kishoreganj embezzling about Tk 37 lakh from poor rural women in the name of capacity-building and income-generation.
Two Nepalese maids have accused a Saudi diplomat of rape and torture while they were working in his home outside the Indian capital.
American actor Matt Dillon put a rare star-powered spotlight on Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence.
Delhi High Court says birds have the fundamental right to "live with dignity" and fly in the sky without being kept in cages or subjected to cruelty,
That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our constitution should be getting the wrong end of the stick.