Articles tagged #BANGLADESH
Articles tagged
#BANGLADESH

From Conflict to Contentment

Taslima’s family couldn’t make ends meet in Bangladesh. Constant arguing between her and husband made their homelife toxic. Couples counseling, literacy classes, and savings opportunities turned their lives around!

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How Moriam Broke the Cycle of Poverty

One day, Moriam was playing with her friends when her father called her to come and meet a new family that was visiting. Obediently, Moriam complied. Little did she know that the man she met that day would become her husband at the unimaginable age of just 14 years old.

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Hope Is A Person

Now we are in the Advent season!

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Water Access Transforms Asma's Community

Ashrayan, a government-built project housing over 48 families, had no local water supply. Residents spent hours traversing a steep hill to collect unsafe water that made them sick. Ashrayan had no preschools and only one primary school a kilometre away. “Being far away from the [primary] school, we were not very interested in education. If we have that interest to involve our children with school, it’s quite tough to go to school regularly for our children by walking that distance from our house,” one mother shared.

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Sponsor Child Graduates Top of His Class!

Across Canada, June is graduation month. From big cities to small farming towns, teens are moving those tassels from right to left, grinning ear-to-ear as they stride off the stage of their childhoods and into the boundless world of adulthood. Moms are crying. Dads are cheering. Siblings have mixed feelings. But everyone is proud!

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We need to stop talking about a Refugee Crisis

Since I was a child, I have always been interested in poetry. At the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, which turned into a conflict in less than a year, I began reading the translated books of Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet.

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Gajor Alu Vaji: Bangladesh Potato & Carrot Fry


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Health Education Sets Laily Free

How health education empowered a community to shed superstition and find true healing - for body and mind.

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Couple Launches Home Business in Bangladesh

At one point, Hasina and her husband, Azharul, couldn’t stop sinking deeper and deeper into debt.

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Recipe: How to Make Sobjir Vora (Vegetable Patties)

These vegetable cutlets, or patties, are a common snack across Bangladesh. Considered a savoury comfort food by many, this popular snack is particularly enjoyed by Jarina Khatun, a member of the Char Borobila community who sent in this recipe!

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Surviving the Hunger Pandemic

The community of Char Borobila hasn’t been the same since the pandemic hit.

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Heroes of Transformation: Meet Afrose Akter

From grassroots to glass ceilings, Afrose Akter is shattering stereotypes of female leadership in Bangladesh.

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Recipes: Bangladeshi Eggs Shahi Korma

Rich spices have dominated Bangladeshi cooking for centuries—in fact, Europeans have South Asia to thank for most of the flavours used today. This dish is a sweet-and-savoury meal that blends a wide variety of flavours Canadians often would not mix, but in the end work well!

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How does a tube well work? I'm glad you asked.

Tube-wells are fast, safe ways to get clean water access to families in high density areas.

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