Stories

25
Nov

Rural women empowerment in Bangladesh

Following on from our ‘rural women empowerment scheme’ last month, here is a case study of one of our beneficiaries, Saija Begum. Saija lives in the village of Paikan, a deeply rural area in the Rangpur district of Bangladesh. She is the wife of Toyob Ali and cares for a family of six. What we would find idyllic, she would

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3
Jun

A story of indigenous girl: How Care Across Communities has been supporting her during the pandemic

Shanchita Tripura, a student of class 4 at ‘Shantiraj Primary School’ which is situated in Thanchi upazila of Bandarban district, Bangladesh.  Sanchita belongs to the ‘Tripura’ community which is an indigenous/ tribal community in Bangladesh.  Due to ceaseless school closure because of Covid-19, students like Shanchita are deprived from education and schooling as school is unable to connect with students

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3
Jun

Skill development and empowerment: A journey to alleviate poverty on a sustainable way

Chittagong Hill Tracts are located in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh and consist of three hilly districts: Rangamati, Bandarban & Khagrachori. There are more than fifteen indigenous tribes (Marma, Rakhine, Mro, Murang, Bawm, Khyang, Tripura, Lushei, Khumi, Chak, Kuki, Chakma, and Tanchanga) living in these areas. Due to various socio- economic reasons and limited scopes, many of them embrace cultivation

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3
Jun

Busingye’s Story: A widow & mother of 6 wonderful children

Care Across Communities (CAC) is working closely with  Kisoro Community Volunteers Association (KCVA) to change lives of many. This is one of the stories of a mother, widow, and sole bread earner of six wonderful children. “When I had lost hopes for my children, Kisoro Community Volunteers Association came to my rescue” – Busingye Busingye lives in Nyakabingo a village

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