Guardians of the embankment

Guardians of the embankment

On May 20th Super-cyclone Amphan began heading towards the shore of Padmapukur, a cluster of coastal villages in Bangladesh. As the majority of its villagers took shelter, Friendship’s Uttam Kumar lead 30 young volunteers to repair the town’s embankment. The...
Build for the crises to come

Build for the crises to come

While we work to protect our communities and our countries against Covid-19, we need to also prepare them to deal with the climate crisis, writes Runa Khan. It feels as though nature has left humankind reeling, our sense of vulnerability siphoned collectively towards...
Crisis Reveals Character

Crisis Reveals Character

Friendship’s community leaders stand by villagers facing Covid-19 lockdown If you’re reading this on a device connected to the Internet, in a space with adequate lighting and sound roofing, staying home is easy. For Lavli, whose home is a one-room corrugated iron hut...
Friendship en Covid-19

Friendship en Covid-19

by Dorothee ter Kulve, voorzitter bestuur Friendship Nederland and Betteke de Gaai Fortman, directeur Friendship Nederland. Beste vrienden en partners van Friendship, Wij hopen dat het jullie en jullie dierbaren goed gaat.Uiteraard heeft het COVID-19 virus ook...