“I’m Helena Begum, wife of Lal Mia. I live in Dharua village under Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district. I have one daughter and two sons. My husband is a day laborer. He earns Tk. 6,000 per month. But we can’t afford three meals per day and the basic needs of my family members with this little income. I’m seeking for a suitable job to help my husband so we can mitigate all kinds of needs of my family,” Helena a 31-year-old housewife was unfolding her family situation. The
“I want to be a doctor and I’ll help the poor by providing with free treatment,” a mild voice was coming out over from a house in Chalantika slum in Dhaka. Ibrahim a destitute child was telling his mother about his dream. Ibrahim an 11-year-old boy is struggling in Chalantika slum area in Dhaka to meet the basic needs of life. He is deprived of all the basic needs of life. He is missing out a lot of opportunities. Ibrahim lives in the slum with his family. He has four members
Asma Begum a 32-year-old housewife is an Income Generating Activity (IGA) volunteer for CEP Group of Pathantula area under Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district. When she joined ADRA WEP Group (now CEP Group), she was straggling to get a better life. She was distressed and tormented by her conjugal life and her sufferings knew no bounds. She was seeking for a better life aiming to get rid of this sort of disturbance and eventually she came to know about the WEP group of ADR
“In the future, I want to be a doctor and cure my mother of her illness as she has been suffering from Hepatitis B for 5 years and I want to give free treatments to those who are poor and underprivileged like us,” said Md. Habibulla Tusher, a 9-year-old boy of Chalantika slum area in Dhaka. Tusher is a 9-year-old bright kid and a dweller of the Chalantika slum area. His father’s name is Md. Kamal Mia and his mother’s name is Taslima Begum. There are six members of his family.
Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms battered the Indian subcontinent in decades and smashed Bangladesh, and the country had been conducting mass evacuations all Friday. The monster weather system made landfall at the holy city of Puri on Friday morning, with winds gusting at up to 200km per hour. The authorities of Bangladesh including Army, Navy, Coastguard, Fire Service and volunteers from different social and non-government organizations took massive preparation to e