'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 very afraid of COVID-19. The first time they heard of the...

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, fan, iron, gas stove, and rice cooker. I invested all the...

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 16-year-old who lives in a slum with her parents and brother Rummon...

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 Snal, Child Protection project staff of World Vision in...

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 love his wife and children is not a human being to me,”...

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. Murshida survived working in a shrimp processing plant for three...

Innovative solutions improve refugees' lives
Kathryn Reid Jun 19, 2019 3:30:20 PM

Like children everywhere, Rohingya children in a Bangladesh refugee camp find joy playing together. Of the nearly 1 million refugees living in the camps, 55% are children. Despite difficult conditions, they...

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 porter service - carrying people’s packages and bags for...

That moment when you realize your child’s life will be better than yours.  A happy mother’s day.
World Vision Staff May 7, 2019 12:59:12 PM

Meet Bilkis, a 38-year-old mom in Bangladesh and her teenage daughter Sadia. Those smiles were rare three years ago when they were both working in a shrimp factory just trying to survive. Before World Vision started...

God showed up: My first Vision Trip to Bangladesh
Tracey Bongat Jan 31, 2019 8:58:06 PM

“And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10

In November 2018 I...