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Coping with Covid

Coping with Covid

Independent assessment shows gaps remain despite special care for char students during school closures due to the pandemic Keeping students progressing in their academics was imperative, particularly during pandemic shutdowns. ©ABIR ABDULLAH/FRIENDSHIP FRIENDSHIP NEWS...

Students progress to new year amid pandemic

Students progress to new year amid pandemic

Schools overcome overwhelming odds to stay on course A student of Friendship Primary School Batikamari receives her books for the new year at the annual school book festival held on January 1. ©FARUKUR RAHMAN/FRIENDSHIP by RAEED ABD-ALLAH CHOWDHURYJanuary 2, 2022 On...

Stepping up for friends in their time of need

Stepping up for friends in their time of need

Moved by the suffering of their classmates, children from a Friendship primary school set up a foodbank for the needier families Children from Friendship Primary School in Boraibari collecting food donations from their parents. By Tahmeed ChaudhuryDecember 30, 2021...

Fashion with a Purpose

Fashion with a Purpose

Friendship Colours of the Chars endorses slow fashion with fabrics produced by women in char areas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvLTszz03gU&feature=youtu.be FRIENDSHIP NEWS DESKDecember 8, 2021 Friendship Colours of the Chars organised A Night of Tradition at...

Field Staff Bolster Vaccination Efforts

Field Staff Bolster Vaccination Efforts

by RAEED ABD-ALLAH CHOWDHURYSeptember 29, 2021 Friendship paramedics administer vaccinations in Shariakandi, Bogura. © MUSFIQUR SAKIB/FRIENDSHIP Amidst the intermittent lockdowns, multiple waves of covid-19 infections, logistical issues and significant threat to...

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Friendship’s solar micro-grid on a remote sandbar island could serve as a renewable energy model for other hard-to-reach communities in Bangladesh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX7e2k_NTxw by NAUSHAD ALI HUSEINAugust 31, 2021 Since 2000, Bangladesh has gone from 32%...