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School feeding programme begins in 5 districts

School feeding programme begins in 5 districts

School Group Feeding Programme has been introduced in five districts of the country to achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) by the year 2010. The main target of introducing the programme is to reduce number of dropouts in primary schools, ensure quality education, increase number of children in primary schools, combat malnutrition and ensure cent […]

September 28, 2008 | By | Reply More
3,220 poor women get relief materials at Gaibandha

3,220 poor women get relief materials at Gaibandha

Ekota, a local humanitarian and voluntary organization, distributed relief materials among the poor of four unions of sadar upazila in Gaibandha on 27th September. The aid was given at a simple ceremony held at Ekota head office at Kumarpara under

September 28, 2008 | 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
Rescue

Rescue

Floods in Bangladesh have killed scores so far and more than one million houses have been damaged. According to a report published recently, most deaths were caused by drowning in rivers in the northern hinterlands where more than 3,000 villages have been cut off for over two weeks. This photo is taken from Sirajganj, which […]

August 10, 2007 | By | Reply More
Sweets packets by rural lady

Sweets packets by rural lady

“Sweets” is a symbol food to celebrate any good things. Specially in South Asia, we love to eat sweets on any good occasion. This is a picture that showing two rural lady preparing hand made paper based packets to carry sweets. Non Governments organization SAP-Bangladesh providing micro credit loans to rural ladies to do such […]

July 17, 2007 | By | Reply More