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Empowered for a Brighter Future

Empowered for a Brighter Future

External review finds Friendship Education Program to be replicable globallyCode of Ethics component to provide inspiration for national curriculum reviewEducation Minister invites Friendship to replicate its schools in her constituency After running primary and...

Communities Leading the Way

Communities Leading the Way

Real Stories of Adaptation from Vulnerable Communities by Runa Khan 100% of the core work of Friendship since it started 20 years ago has been in the most climate-impacted regions in Bangladesh. Whilst working with these vulnerable communities, the one important...

Swept Away

Swept Away

A whole village disappears under water, yet the community continues its schooling. Mamotaz Begum’s village is at the bottom of the river. Where there were once homes of some 350 families, among lush corn and paddy fields, vegetable gardens, a mosque, shops—only the...

The Key to Antifragility

The Key to Antifragility

The Principle behind Friendship’s Response to Emergencies Radi Shafiq, Senior Manager, Friendship In his 2012 book entitled “Antifragile”, the mathematical statistician Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduces the world to the term “Antifragility”, which he defines...

No Rest for the Vulnerable

No Rest for the Vulnerable

by Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship Tackling the impact of Covid-19 on a country of 170 million people and frequent natural disasters, we felt that the year 2020 was not like any other in our lifetimes. We shared our struggle to contain the spread...