Bangladesh Stories

The Seeds of a Cow

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Food Security Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Sweet gourds are a good source of nutrition and income for farmers in Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Champa Begum lives with her husband, Saiful and their younger child on 1/10 of an acre of land in Shalpa Naru village in Bangladesh.   Champa […]

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Relief supporting development in Bangladesh

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Taking a boat to get to the flooded daighor in Chakaria, Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Heavy monsoon rains and cyclones have caused flash flooding in Bangladesh, causing widespread damage to homes, crops, and communities.  PWRDF is responding through long-term partner […]

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The Importance of Midwives

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Stories by Region
Lucky Begum rode 1.5km in a van ambulance like this out to the main road when she was in labour and headed to the hospital. Photo: UBINIG

Lucky Begum was 20 years old and three months pregnant when she first learned about the dai ghor (midwives’ house) in her village of Mothpara […]

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Birth on the River

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Stories by Region, Women Stories
A pregnant mother is going to the Upazila Health Complex in Shahjadpur, Sirajganj, Bangladesh on a boat ambulance. Photo: UBINIG

A story from our partners at UBINIG Shahana, a 26-year old woman from Bantiar village in Bangladesh, experienced PWRDF’s bicycle and boat ambulances in a […]

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