What we do

Friendship works together with vulnerable people in remote communities in Bangladesh to help them transform their lives.

BREAKING THE CYCLE OF POVERTY

We implement six core programmes in an integrated approach (see below).

Our work with the poor began with Healthcare, but it soon became clear that to make a lasting impact on people’s lives we had to resolve other issues at the same time to break the cycle.

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Silent Catastrophe

Silent Catastrophe

The terrors the Rohingya people fled are well known to the world. But in their new reality, many continue to suffer from psychosocial conditions. by Maliha Khan Nurun Nahar must return home to her children. Half an hour stolen between feeding her family breakfast and...

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Empowered by Law

Empowered by Law

Being unaware of your rights is as good as not having any by Raeed Abd-Allah Chowdhury After getting married, Bilkis was emotionally and physically abused by her in-laws for not bringing in enough dowry. The law in Bangladesh criminalizes the extraction of dowry from...

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Sadia: Linguist, Volunteer, Diagnostician

Sadia: Linguist, Volunteer, Diagnostician

Narrated by: Bipasha Khatun, Friendship Medical Assistant at Balukhali 1 at the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar National (FDMN) camps in Ukhiya: I came across a little girl who was helping the medical assistants usher in patients. Named Sadia, this 7-year-old was also...

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