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4 weeks ago

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Empowering women in rural Bangaldesh
Please SHARE our video (1 min) and help us empower women in rural Bangladesh.

Often women in the Chars in Bangladesh have no readily available sources of income. In fact, frequently they cannot even read or write having dropped out of school early to help out in the home.

Friendship.ngo provides skills, training and job opportunities to these vulnerable women. We train them to weave, dye and print fabrics. We also offer them a second chance at education through our literacy and numeracy classes. These initiatives change their daily lives by giving them the chance to earn their own income, establish their own identity, support their families and open doors that were previously closed to them.

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1 month ago

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ADRA experiences Friendship’s innovative approach to reduce disaster risks

The CIDRR (Community Initiated Disaster Risk Reduction) approach implemented by Friendship has made a significant impact in reducing disaster risk in the northern and southern parts of Bangladesh. ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency), an international NGO working in Bangladesh in different sectors including Disaster Management expressed their interest in knowing the success of CIDRR concept. In such context, a workshop was organised on 21st March 2017 at Terre des Homes Foundation regional office in Kurigram. The workshop included field visits, technical sessions, interactive sessions with local government representatives, community leaders and young volunteers.

The workshop shared the CIDRR concept and approach towards disaster risk reduction, discussion of the effectiveness of CIDRR project related activities. The participants of the training also highlighted the different components of the concept and how the community proactively identifies and addresses different challenges in collaboration with NGO’s like Friendship and local government institutions. This capacity building and experience sharing initiative was supported SMC/ERIKS.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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ADRA experiences Friendship’s innovative approach to reduce disaster risks

The CIDRR (Community Initiated Disaster Risk Reduction) approach implemented by Friendship has made a significant impact in reducing disaster risk in the northern and southern parts of Bangladesh. ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency), an international NGO working in Bangladesh in different sectors including Disaster Management expressed their interest in knowing the success of CIDRR concept. In such context, a workshop was organised on 21st March 2017 at Terre des Homes Foundation regional office in Kurigram. The workshop included field visits, technical sessions, interactive sessions with local government representatives, community leaders and young volunteers.

The workshop shared the CIDRR concept and approach towards disaster risk reduction, discussion of the effectiveness of CIDRR project related activities. The participants of the training also highlighted the different components of the concept and how the community proactively identifies and addresses different challenges in collaboration with NGO’s like Friendship and local government institutions. This capacity building and experience sharing initiative was supported SMC/ERIKS.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Kormi neoger sojonpritir kothao ullekh koiren doia kore

2 months ago

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Mental health matters

A recent survey by World Health Organisation reveals that depressive and anxiety disorders are common among the Bangladeshi population. While depression is a major challenge to global health, 4.6% of the population in Bangladesh suffers from depression, yet mental health is seldom addressed and overlooked due to the taboo surrounding it.

In support of the World Health Day campaign this year, Friendship along with other local and private representatives took part in a rally and discussion meeting organised by the Civil Surgeon Office in Gaibandha. World Health Day is an initiative to create awareness about the importance of global health observed on 7th April 2017.This year’s theme Depression: Let's Talk raises awareness about depression which affects millions of people across the globe and encourages those affected by it to seek help.
The event urged for increased number of awareness programs about depression among the citizens so as to reduce the stigma associated with depression leading to more people seeking professional help.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Mental health matters

A recent survey by World Health Organisation reveals that depressive and anxiety disorders are common among the Bangladeshi population. While depression is a major challenge to global health, 4.6% of the population in Bangladesh suffers from depression, yet mental health is seldom addressed and overlooked due to the taboo surrounding it.

In support of the World Health Day campaign this year, Friendship along with other local and private representatives took part in a rally and discussion meeting organised by the Civil Surgeon Office in Gaibandha. World Health Day is an initiative to create awareness about the importance of global health observed on 7th April 2017.This year’s theme  Depression: Lets Talk raises awareness about depression which affects millions of people across the globe and encourages those affected by it to seek help.
The event urged for increased number of awareness programs about depression among the citizens so as to reduce the stigma associated with depression leading to more people seeking professional help.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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2 months ago

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Enhancing the role of paralegals for better justice in the chars

The role of paralegals is paramount in the deliverance of justice services for the marginalised communities who would otherwise be unable to access lawyers and the formal justice system for their justice issues, due to financial, geographic, and cultural barriers. Friendship and Brac University jointly organised “Basic Training for Paralegal” with the aim for capacity building and skill development of Friendship Community Paralegals. BRAC University facilitated the training as a part of developing national level Paralegal maneuver from 18th March to 23rd March 2017. It was a 6-day intensive training held for 25 Friendship paralegals at the Friendship Center in Gaibandha.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Enhancing the role of paralegals for better justice in the chars

The role of paralegals is paramount in the deliverance of justice services for the marginalised communities who would otherwise be unable to access lawyers and the formal justice system for their justice issues, due to financial, geographic, and cultural barriers. Friendship and Brac University jointly organised “Basic Training for Paralegal” with the aim for capacity building and skill development of Friendship Community Paralegals. BRAC University facilitated the training as a part of developing national level Paralegal maneuver from 18th March to 23rd March 2017. It was a 6-day intensive training held for 25 Friendship paralegals at the Friendship Center in Gaibandha.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Congratulations apa , great job, keep it up

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2 months ago

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Friendship showcased at Sciences Po

Ms Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director of Friendship was invited at Sciences Po, Paris on 22nd March 2017 for the special screening of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s movie ‘Climate Change in Bangladesh’. The movie depicted the impact of climate change on the population of Bangladesh and also highlights the work undertaken by Friendship for the people most affected by such changes. The screening was arranged by the students of Sciences Po and La Chaine de l’Espoir, a French NGO in partnership with Friendship.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Friendship showcased at Sciences Po

Ms Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director of Friendship was invited at Sciences Po, Paris on 22nd March 2017 for the special screening of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s movie ‘Climate Change in Bangladesh’.  The movie depicted the impact of climate change on the population of Bangladesh and also highlights the work undertaken by Friendship for the people most affected by such changes. The screening was arranged by the students of Sciences Po and La Chaine de l’Espoir, a French NGO in partnership with Friendship.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Congratulations

Congratulations di

thank you for invitation.we will Be one of perticipant

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2 months ago

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NSU School of Business and Economics develops a business case on Friendship

The North South University School of Business and Economics (NSUSBE) in partnership with Friendship initiated the development of a case study: Sailing with Hope: The Case of Emirates Friendship Hospital. The aim of this initiative was to develop original business cases in the context of Bangladeshi business environment, focusing on various areas of business interests. The business cases will be used in the curriculum of business schools in Bangladesh and abroad, for meaningful and pertinent learning of business students.

The case study highlights Friendship’s 3-tier healthcare system and its integrated approach to provide healthcare services to the remote river-based communities in the north and southern coastal communities of Bangladesh. It also focused on the service management of Emirates Friendship Hospital and healthcare provision challenges faced by Friendship.

On behalf of NSUSBE, Department of Marketing and INB , Ms Zarjina Khalill, Sr Lecturer and Chair, Ms Narmin Tartila Banu, Lecturer, Mr Faiz Ibne Hossain, Jr Lecturer and on behalf of Friendship, Ms Ayesha Taasin Khan,Director, Legal & Compliance, Head of Good Governance and Mr Mahbub Ur Rahman Ujjal, Senior Manager, Monitoring and Research contributed to developed the case study.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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NSU School of Business and Economics develops a business case on Friendship

The North South University School of Business and Economics (NSUSBE) in partnership with Friendship initiated the development of a case study: Sailing with Hope: The Case of Emirates Friendship Hospital.  The aim of this initiative was to develop original business cases in the context of Bangladeshi business environment, focusing on various areas of business interests. The business cases will be used in the curriculum of business schools in Bangladesh and abroad, for meaningful and pertinent learning of business students.

The case study highlights Friendship’s 3-tier healthcare system and its integrated approach to provide healthcare services to the remote river-based communities in the north and southern coastal communities of Bangladesh. It also focused on the service management of Emirates Friendship Hospital and healthcare provision challenges faced by Friendship.

On behalf of NSUSBE, Department of Marketing and INB , Ms Zarjina Khalill, Sr Lecturer and Chair, Ms Narmin Tartila Banu, Lecturer, Mr Faiz Ibne Hossain, Jr Lecturer and on behalf of Friendship, Ms Ayesha Taasin Khan,Director, Legal & Compliance, Head of Good Governance and Mr Mahbub Ur Rahman Ujjal, Senior Manager, Monitoring and Research contributed to developed the case study. 

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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খুবই ভাল...

Sailing with Hope

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2 months ago

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Friendship Observes World Tuberculosis Day

On the observance of World Tuberculosis Day on 24th March 2017, Friendship participated in a rally and discussion meeting held at Civil Surgeon Office Kurigram. The event was jointly organised by the Civil Surgeon Office and NGOs in Kurigram. The day is observed to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat the disease. This year’s theme for the day was ‘Unite to End TB’.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Friendship Observes World Tuberculosis Day

On the observance of World Tuberculosis Day on 24th March 2017, Friendship participated in a rally and discussion meeting held at Civil Surgeon Office Kurigram. The event was jointly organised by the Civil Surgeon Office and NGOs in Kurigram. The day is observed to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat the disease. This year’s theme for the day was ‘Unite to End TB’.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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2 months ago

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Disaster risk reduction initiative begins in Dathvanga

As a disaster prone country, Bangladesh is affected by different types of natural hazards every year which makes disaster management vital in minimizing the impact of such hazards on communities especially the poor. “Community Initiated Disaster Risk Reduction (CIDRR)-Dathvanga” began with a project launching workshop in Dathvanga union, Rowmari Upazilla of Kurigram district on 15th March 2017. This workshop was organized to share the goal, objectives and activities of the project among the local stakeholders, government & non- government officials, journalists and the local elites. It also urged cooperation in the public and private level for project implementation.

Chief Guest, Md Mojibur Rahman Bongobashi, Upazila Chairman of Rowmari Upazila, expressed his gratitude towards Friendship for providing relief support to the Rowmari flood victims in the year 2016 and playing a significant role to reduce the disaster risk of Bandaber Union through many of its different projects. The workshop was chaired by Md. Shamsul Hoque, Chairman of Dathvanga Union Parishad and Md. Nur Alam Sarkar, Sub- Assistant Engineer of Rowmari Upazila was the special guest.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Disaster risk reduction initiative begins in Dathvanga
 
As a disaster prone country, Bangladesh is affected by different types of natural hazards every year which makes disaster management vital in minimizing the impact of such hazards on communities especially the poor. “Community Initiated Disaster Risk Reduction (CIDRR)-Dathvanga” began with a project launching workshop in Dathvanga union, Rowmari Upazilla of Kurigram district on 15th March 2017. This workshop was organized to share the goal, objectives and activities of the project among the local stakeholders, government & non- government officials, journalists and the local elites. It also urged cooperation in the public and private level for project implementation.
 
Chief Guest, Md Mojibur Rahman Bongobashi, Upazila Chairman of Rowmari Upazila, expressed his gratitude towards Friendship for providing relief support to the Rowmari flood victims in the year 2016 and playing a significant role to reduce the disaster risk of Bandaber Union through many of its different projects. The workshop was chaired by Md. Shamsul Hoque, Chairman of Dathvanga Union Parishad and Md. Nur Alam Sarkar, Sub- Assistant Engineer of Rowmari Upazila was the special guest.
 
To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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2 months ago

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Friendship in observance of National Disaster Preparedness Day 2017

Bangladesh is a disaster prone country vulnerable to a variety of disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides. In such context, effective disaster preparedness is essential to minimise the effects of natural disasters. In the observance of "National Disaster Preparedness Day 2017", Friendship’s Disaster Management and Infrastructure Development (DMID) sector participated in an exhibition on disaster preparedness. It was held in the capital on 10th March 2017 at the M. A. G. Osmani Auditorium. The event took place to raise mass awareness among people about natural calamities, its impacts and development efforts undertaken towards Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Bangladesh.

Mr Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Honorable Minister of Disaster Management and Relief inaugurated the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mr Dhirendra Debnath Shambu, MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief graced the occasion as the Special Guest. The event was chaired by Mr Md. Shah Kamal, Honorable Secretary of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief.

Friendship’s DMID sector jointly observed the day with the local-level government (Upazilla Parishad) and other NGOs in Kalapara, Taltoli, Shamnagar, Chilmari, Barguna, Satkhira, Gaibandha and Kurigram districts through various colorful rallies, discussions, drama sessions, art competition and mock drills.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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Friendship in observance of National Disaster Preparedness Day 2017

Bangladesh is a disaster prone country vulnerable to a variety of disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides. In such context, effective disaster preparedness is essential to minimise the effects of natural disasters. In the observance of National Disaster Preparedness Day 2017, Friendship’s Disaster Management and Infrastructure Development (DMID) sector participated in an exhibition on disaster preparedness. It was held in the capital on 10th March 2017 at the M. A. G. Osmani Auditorium. The event took place to raise mass awareness among people about natural calamities, its impacts and development efforts undertaken towards Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Bangladesh.
 
Mr Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Honorable Minister of Disaster Management and Relief inaugurated the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mr Dhirendra Debnath Shambu, MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief graced the occasion as the Special Guest. The event was chaired by Mr Md. Shah Kamal, Honorable Secretary of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief. 

Friendship’s DMID sector jointly observed the day with the local-level government (Upazilla Parishad) and other NGOs in Kalapara, Taltoli, Shamnagar, Chilmari, Barguna, Satkhira, Gaibandha and Kurigram districts through various colorful rallies, discussions, drama sessions, art competition and mock drills.

To support Friendship and donate, please visit: www.friendship.ngo/donate

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