A tale of Patshala in Char area
By, Sattya Ranjan Saha, Manikgonj A patshala (education center) which means school named Padma Parer is situated in the char area of Horirampur, in Manikgonj. This shcool has become an inspiration for the guardians of children in the remote area. The poor and deprived children get the ...Continue Reading...
Payel and Pirya are inspiration for the Horijan communities
By Ohidur Rahman, Netrakona Chakpara of Netrakona, where 35 Horijan (Marginal indigenous community) families live. These people have been working as cleaners and sweepers in the towns for a long time and there have been no changes in the occupation for the last few decades. Thus being unaware ...Continue Reading...
Youths for change in Rajshahi
ABM Touhidul Alam Youth (one-third of total population) in Bangladesh is the most viable and potential human resource not only in population structure but also in social structure. Without their development, a nation cannot achieve her human intended. The Government of Bangladesh has ...Continue Reading...
‘Now we have the courage in mind’
By Orpona Ghagra, from Kalmakanda, Netrakona The village of Bishara is situated about 3 km from Kalamakandaupazila. The village is surrounded by water around 6 months in the rainy season due to being a Haor area. There was no chance to go anywhere without the boat. The village would have to go ...Continue Reading...
School of Dalit Rabidas
Satyaranjan Saha from Harimampur, Manikganj Nearly 40 families of poor Rabidas have been living near Jhitka Hat since ancient time. The main source of income is the small repair shoe business. Education can be the medium of development of the livelihood of poor people like hunger waits for no ...Continue Reading...
What will happen to the School?
Abdur Razzak, Manikganj Where the little boy lives 4 years of his educational life. Endeared schools is a symbol of Absolute compassion. Pasture of many favourite friendships and tie. The teachers love mixed with anger and ascendency. The little angle touches constantly the school’s ground from ...Continue Reading...
A Self-confident and determined student Fatema Parveen
By Biswajit Mondal Fatema Parveen. She is poor but meritorious student. Her parents lead their life collecting resources from the Sunderban. They are known as ‘Bonojibi’ to others. Fatema has a strong will to continue study and be enlightened with knowledge and wisdom. But the poverty of her ...Continue Reading...
Unlocking the potential
By Satta Ranjan Saha and Nitya Sarker Youth are energetic! If the wish they can transform a lag behind village and society into the enlightened and advanced village and society. The youth can eradicate illiteracy, exile the superstition and wipe out the darkness of drug addiction in the ...Continue Reading...
The Khasis in Bangladesh and their struggle to maintain livelihood
Silvanus Lamin Introduction There are 45 ethnic communities’ namely indigenous people living in Bangladesh. Khasi is one of the indigenous communities in Bangladesh. The community has been living in Sylhet region (Sylhet, Moulvibazar Habigonj), particularly hilly and mountainous region of ...Continue Reading...
The Enlightened Riku Rani Paul
:: By Parboti Rani Singh (Translated by Silvanus Lamin):: Riku Rani Paul, a young girl of potter community from Netrakona set up a Learning Centre for students of her community who are deprived from the light of education with her own initiative. She herself also has to struggle for education ...Continue Reading...
- Corona, indigenous knowledge and science of nature
- Climate change and food security in Bangladesh
- The blessing of nature
- The Corona impacts on the Khasi community
- The youth community beside the helpless Dalit population in Corona
- A man leading community towards agro-ecology
- Community Seed Bank (CSB): an initiative to reduce disaster risks in char areas of Bangladesh
- … Of the people led development
- We want a poison free and zero hunger world
- Respect rural women, recognize their contribution