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Rahima’s Story of getting cured from avoidable blindness

Rahima’s Story of getting cured from avoidable blindness

Rahima’s most affectionate persons in the world are her grandchildren, however, started from the last couple of years, she was missing to find her grandchildren due to the gradual losing of her sights. At last stage of her visual impairments, she lost her sights and turned her life as almost blind. As Rahima-“I was just […]

July 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Indian couple wins Alternative Nobel Prize

Indian couple wins Alternative Nobel Prize

Krishnammal Jagannathan, 82, and her husband, Sankaralingam, 95, have spent a lifetime fighting for the rights of the deprived, especially the Dalits, the former untouchables, who form the lowest rung of India’s ancient caste ladder. The couple – named Wednesday among the recipients of the 2008 Right Livelihood Awards, often called the Alternative Nobel Prizes […]

October 1, 2008 | By | Reply More
Slim and Yunus plan to form a lending institution

Slim and Yunus plan to form a lending institution

One of the world’s richest men, Mexican telephone tycoon Carlos Slim, linked up with the world’s best-known microfinance guru on Monday in a bid to help poor families out of poverty. Slim and Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus plan to form a lending institution that in a first phase will give out more […]

September 30, 2008 | By | Reply More
The quantity of livestock I possess has come down significantly: Karuna Rani Sarker

The quantity of livestock I possess has come down significantly: Karuna Rani Sarker

“Previously, an area stretching out to about two to three bighas would yield an estimated amount of eight maunds of rice, now, my two bighas barely yield two and a half maunds”, says Karuna Rani Sarker, a resident of the Dumuria village, Phulbaria, Khulna. “I own eight cows along with 5 calves but the quantity […]

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