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2012-04-05 23:02:23

Daniel Ng, a student at the University of Virginia, won the BRAC Innovation Challenge with his idea of a community playground project to create safe accessible spaces for underprivileged children to play. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Today, BRAC announced that Daniel Ng, a student at the University of Virginia, won the BRAC Innovation Challenge with his ℠Play´ Project — a community playground project to create safe, accessible spaces where underprivileged...

2012-04-02 23:02:30

Companies announce their commitment to Children's Villages as part of Atrium Growing Together Program Pittsburgh, Penna. (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Douglas Laboratories®, the trusted choice of thousands of healthcare professionals for superior quality, science-based nutritional supplements for over 50 years, is joining forces with parent company Atrium Innovations Inc. to positively impact the health of those in need — both locally and globally. The companies recently announced their...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Outdated approaches to teaching must give way to modern schooling that prepares the poor for a 21st century knowledge society, says founder of the world's largest development organization Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of the world´s largest development organisation, BRAC, called for innovative solutions to address the needs of the burgeoning youth population in developing countries in an address delivered in February celebrating the 40th...

2012-02-01 14:20:00

In Bangladesh, the development organization's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene program gives millions of the rural poor a fresh start with latrines at prices fair to buyers and sellers alike (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Rushada Shahad doesn´t run your typical home improvement showroom. You´ll find no stainless steel fixtures and chrome faucets in her backyard in the Bhaluka subdistrict of rural Bangladesh, where she runs a business selling latrine slabs and pillars. But what this...


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