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Hasina Keeps Her Family Safe
George Sarkar Aug 11, 2021 5:16:40 PM

Hasina didn’t have a choice but to flee. Four years ago, Hasina, 21, a Rohingya Muslim, fled across the border into Bangladesh to escape persecution and...

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Keeping Hope Alive
George Sarkar Mar 31, 2021 6:18:57 PM

“My family risked everything to escape by sea, and on foot, the deadly crackdown by Myanmar’s army on Rohingya Muslims. We fled across the border into...

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'Hope' Child Forum Teaches Community about Coronavirus—Ayesha is a Hidden Hero
George Sarkar Jul 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“When our first three coronavirus positive cases were detected and declared by our Bangladesh government, our program community people in the slums became...

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Sahinoor Helps Protect Neighbors from Coronavirus
George Sarkar Jul 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“Just the week before [the] lockdown started in our area I filled my store with new goods. I brought mostly the kitchen items like [the] electric kettle,...

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Rumi Becomes a Coronavirus Hidden Hero
George Sarkar Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The impact of COVID-19 has changed the entire world. In one community in Bangladesh, a Hidden Hero has emerged to help slow the spread. Meet Rumi, a...

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Amena Finds a Safe Place to Grow
George Sarkar Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Eleven-year-old girl Amena is a gifted child. She draws good portraits. She learns to dance so quickly. She sings folksongs so well,” says Moitry...

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Love Drives to Care
George Sarkar Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Iman takes Fatema in is new rickshaw

“I always take good care of my wife and children so that they feel my love and affection. The man who does not...

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Murshida Lives Life Fully
George Sarkar Dec 11, 2019 4:38:49 PM

 

Murshida, 15, is the youngest child of Nachima, 46. She lives in the Bagmara community with her mother, sister Khaleda, 22, and her aunt....

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Childhood Restored
George Sarkar May 15, 2019 4:22:00 PM

My brother Sabbir and I were staying on the street of a transportation terminal and watching out for passengers carrying heavy bags, rushing to offer them...

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Mustaque’s Narrow Escape
George Sarkar Jan 10, 2017 2:10:50 PM

“I stopped begging on the streets with my father, because I go to school now,” says Mustaque, a 6-year-old boy who is one of twenty- five children...

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