Sabina Begum is an exemplary entrepreneur, a wife and a mother of 4 children. Sabina remembers clearly the days when she neither could adequately feed her family nor send her children to school regularly because of poverty. Today, her children are going to school regularly, and she also helps to pay for her children’s education. “I am very excited with all of our achievements, and it’s from humbleness, persistence, and hard work,” said Sabina. Sabina Begum is a village woman
“I had to pay off a bank loan by working as a housemaid at the bank manager’s house. It was pathetic and horrible as well,” said Masuma Begum, a 30-year-old mother. Masuma has come from a family of 2 brothers and 3 sisters. All of her siblings are married and live separately except her younger brother. Her father’s name is late Abdul Mannan Fakir and mother’s name is Alo Begum. They are from Barisal district which is located in the southern part of Bangladesh. One day Masuma'
Vermicompost is the product of the decomposition of organic material by earthworms, usually red wigglers, white worms, and other earthworms, to create a mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, and bedding materials. ADRA Bangladesh patronizes and encourages farmers to produce Vermicompost and replaces chemical fertilizers to organic fertilizers. Vermicomposting and Vermiculture offer the potential to organic farmers as sources of supplemental income. Anowar, a 25-year
International Women’s Day events are held worldwide on March 8 annually. The tagline for International Women’s Day of this year is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change.” This day is a day to commend the significance of women as well as many of the contributions and attainments of women throughout history. On this day, women are acknowledged for their attainments regardless of their nationality, age, race, linguistic, cultural, political or economic status. No one au
Khaleda, a 33-year-old housewife lives in a village called Dhorua under Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district. Khaleda always combats to attain the minimum standard of livelihood. Her efforts knew no bounds to get rid of poverty. Khaleda’s parents give her a marriage with Islam Uddin when she was 15. Islam is also from a poor family who is a day laborer by profession. Islam is the only earning person in the family but he does not get work every day. So, they are facing a fi