Bangladesh

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

It was in March 2019, exactly a year before the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh and all around the world, whilst travelling with us in the climate impacted and remote communities on the river islands of Northern Bangladesh, that global brand advisor Shubhankar Ray was...

MoU Signed Between Friendship and DGHS

MoU Signed Between Friendship and DGHS

A MoU has been signed between Friendship and the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to start operation of a comprehensive maternity centre (CMC) at the site of Friendship’s basic clinic 6, at Rohingya Camp 7, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. The United Nations High...

Floods in Bangladesh and Friendship’s Response

Floods in Bangladesh and Friendship’s Response

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HVwI_8gVlw In Bangladesh, heavy monsoon rainfall since 9 July 2019 has caused massive flooding and erosion, breached dams, snapped road and rail links, inundated crop fields and forced educational institutions to close. It has also led...

Gone with the Wind?

Gone with the Wind?

Climate change and modern technology have stolen the wind from the gorgeous ochre Bengali sails. Are they gone for good? There is no image quite as nostalgic as that of the Padma or the Meghna adorned with countless sails. The scene seems to capture the lost soul of...