Archive for September, 2007

In Flood-Prone Bangladesh, a Future That Floats

In Flood-Prone Bangladesh, a Future That Floats

SINGRA, Bangladesh: With most of his school under floodwaters, 6-year-old Mohamed Achan pulled his oversize tomato-red shorts up around his tiny waist, placed a tarp over his head to guard against the rain, and sprinted barefoot to the edge of his muddy village. There, he waited for his classroom to arrive in a boat. The […]

September 28, 2007 | By | Reply More
Indigenous People of the North: In the Chain of Acute Poverty

Indigenous People of the North: In the Chain of Acute Poverty

Author: A H M Abdul Hai Considering the history, 152 years is not a short time. Ups and downs, extinction or rebirth of several nations or generations-all this is possible in this period. But no changes happened in the fate of the nation in 152 years. All the changes happened only in the appearance of […]

September 27, 2007 | By | Reply More
Sri Lanka : Creating awareness in Government on Information Security

Sri Lanka : Creating awareness in Government on Information Security

The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) and the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Response Team (SLCERT) jointly hosted the 2nd Lanka Government Network Information Security Awareness Programme recently. Officials from District Secretariats, Divisional Secretariats and the Chief Secretariat of Western Province also attended the event. Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya, Program Director, Re-engineering Government, […]

September 21, 2007 | By | Reply More
CLP, An innovative approach for spreading IT to rural Bangladesh

CLP, An innovative approach for spreading IT to rural Bangladesh

Loona, Moona and Meghna, similar in age, are enrolled at the same grade level. Loona is among the top few students in her class at New York’s Stuyvesant High School. Moona alternates between second and third place in her class in Dhaka’s Green Herald School. Meghna is the top student in her class at Shimulpur […]

September 17, 2007 | By | Reply More
Soil burner

Soil burner

¬†An ultra-poor woman is making soil burner as a part of her Income generating activities. It’s an environment friendly burner and general people used to buy it to cook their daily foods. Photograph by Md. Shahidul Islam/voiceofsouth.org from Sirajganj. All rights reserved.

September 17, 2007 | By | Reply More