Monsoon Season and WASH Efforts in Bangladesh

Posted on June 18, 2018

A WASH Program Assistant discusses hygiene issues with adolescent girls at a forum in Joypurhat (Photo Credit BRAC) This year the first heavy rains began to fall in April across Bangladesh. For a country with inadequate water sanitation, the onset of monsoon season – from June through September –  is a reminder of the impending […]

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Rohingya Aid

Posted on April 4, 2018

While the plight of the Rohingya may have faded from global media coverage, they are about to face new challenges as the monsoon season begins this month. It is estimated that some 700,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh since August 2017 and the United Nations has determined that 150,000 of these refugees are extremely vulnerable […]

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Helvetas Bangladesh Responds to Bangladesh Floods

Posted on September 14, 2017

 By now, many of us have heard of the devastating floods that have taken their toll on Bangladesh and its neighbors. As of the end of August, 32 districts of Bangladesh were flooded, affecting more than 8 million people — among these, 19% are considered extremely poor. Waters continue to rise and have now spread […]

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Diaspora Giving – Originally aired on Sirius XM Channel 111

Posted on May 19, 2017

Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School. Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America, joins hosts Sandi Hunt and Sherryl Kuhlman to discuss Diaspora Giving, the idea of immigrants and their descendant giving back to their native community, on Dollars and Change. Click here to listen

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