Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated countries with 161 million people, 31 percent of whom live below the national poverty line. The Hunger Project has been active in Bangladesh since 1990 and is currently the largest volunteer-based organization covering all 64 districts. The Hunger Project works in rural areas to promote self reliance and the sustainable end of hunger through the training of local government leaders, women, and youth.

Bangladesh News

Supporting Environmental Sustainability in Bangladesh

Supporting Environmental Sustainability in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, trained leaders, called "animators," and volunteer students lead community reforestation efforts by mobilizing mass-action tree-planting campaigns.

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The Hunger Project Forms Partnership with BRAC in Bangladesh

The Hunger Project Partners with BRAC in Bangladesh

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between The Hunger Project-Bangladesh and BRAC's Community Empowerment Program and Integrated Development Program on March 18, 2014 at BRAC Center in Dhaka.

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"Every Woman Must be Mentally and Financially Self-reliant"

Elected Women Leaders Pioneering Social Development in Bangladesh

Anjuman, after being married at age 12, is now an elected woman representative in Bangladesh. She recounts how Hunger Project trainings helped her unleash her creativity and contribute to her family, society and country. 

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