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Bangladesh - Collections - Google+

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Bangladesh, nearly half of its population of 135 million still lives below the poverty line

Bangladesh, nearly half of its population of 135 million still lives below the poverty line

Despite the poverty and the affliction, this place is pretty amazing  {Bangladesh}

Despite the poverty and the affliction, this place is pretty amazing {Bangladesh}

Rush hour in the Bangladeshi capital sees thousands of Dhaka's commuters boarding small wooden boats to cross the busy waters of the Buriganga river, one of the most dangerous waterways on Earth, especially for the ferrymen.

The life of a fearless Dhaka ferryman

Rush hour in the Bangladeshi capital sees thousands of Dhaka's commuters boarding small wooden boats to cross the busy waters of the Buriganga river, one of the most dangerous waterways on Earth, especially for the ferrymen.

Caring for the crops (Bangladesh) - Much of the land in the Gaibandha district of Bangladesh is covered by water during the monsoon season, making it impossible to grow crops. Practical Action has developed this technology to enable farmers to grow food on flooded land. A floating garden is built using water hyacinth, which is collected to construct a floating raft. This is covered with soil and cow dung, in which vegetables can be planted.

Caring for the crops (Bangladesh) - Much of the land in the Gaibandha district of Bangladesh is covered by water during the monsoon season, making it impossible to grow crops. Practical Action has developed this technology to enable farmers to grow food on flooded land. A floating garden is built using water hyacinth, which is collected to construct a floating raft. This is covered with soil and cow dung, in which vegetables can be planted.

This woman is one of the “community catalysts” in Aouchpara Union in Bangladesh — she helped mobilize her entire village to build private toilets and understand the importance of improved sanitation.

Stories and updates from the charity: water team, partners, and supporters.

Bangladesh - Collections - Google+

Bangladesh - Collections - Google+

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