Bangladesh Stories

PWRDF joins Foodgrains Bank Rohingya relief effort

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PWRDF is contributing $20,000 from its Canadian Foodgrains Bank account to a food relief project in Bangladesh being managed by fellow Foodgrains Bank member World […]

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The Seeds of a Cow

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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

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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

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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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