COVID-19

Selfless till the End

Selfless till the End

Friendship Community Paralegal leaves a legacy of saving lives. by Raeed Abd-Allah Chowdhury In March 2020, when factories shut down overnight as the country went under lockdown to combat Covid-19, it cut millions of daily wage earners from their incomes. Watching...

Faces of Friendship

Faces of Friendship

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted inequalities in our world today, where communities are left unaddressed due to lack of access to vital services, extreme poverty and vulnerability to the climate crisis. It has also shown our connectedness, highlighting the fact...

Covid-19 Combat

Covid-19 Combat

A glance at Friendship’s pandemic response Covid-19 was the defining event of 2020. As the novel coronavirus began spreading across the world, proactive societies went into lockdown. It was the surest way to arrest the spread of the mysterious new virus at a time when...

Crisis Fatigue

Crisis Fatigue

by Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship The blessing that gives Bangladesh its natural abundance also leaves it vulnerable to nature’s more destructive forces. Bangladesh is formed at the mouth of two of the largest rivers of the world: the...

Friendship Spreads Hope in Dhaka

Friendship Spreads Hope in Dhaka

As the Covid-19 pandemic hits Bangladesh’s capital, Friendship is providing relief supplies to its poorest areas. by Raeed Abd-Allah Chowdhury Cities across the globe are experiencing the worst social and economic repercussions of Covid-19. Dhaka, one of the most...