WHO ARE WE?
Friendship is a donations-funded NGO. We work to create lasting solutions to the challenges faced by the poor and marginalized communities in Bangladesh.
Friendship Centre receives 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Designed by architect Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury, the center is a rural training centre.
Hermès selects Friendship as beneficiary for sale of Generous Squares. Limited edition of “The Garden of Maharani” square created. All profits donated to Friendship.
National Geographic features article about Friendship in celebration of 40th Anniversary of Rolex Awards for Enterprise.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand helps raise awareness of the effects of climate change in Bangladesh in his film featuring Friendship.
BREAKING THE CYCLE OF POVERTY
We fund six core programs in an integrated approach (see below).
Our work with the poor began with Healthcare, but it soon became clear that to make a lasting impact on people’s lives we had to resolve other issues at the same time to break the cycle.
Everyone should be entitled to basic healthcare
Everyone has the right to an education
Everyone is entitled to equal rights and opportunities