Access to clean water is essential to a safe and decent place to call home. Over several years we worked in Bangladesh with Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh to improve community access to safe water and hygiene.
A Habitat for Humanity project providing clean, gender-specific toilet facilities and hygiene awareness training is transforming the lives of school girls in northern Bangladesh.
Tropical Storm Roanu has caused widespread damage in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In both countries, Habitat for Humanity is already on the ground will be assisting with recovery efforts.
On World Toilet Day last week, several events were held in locations around Bangladesh where we are currently running our Water and Sanitation Project.
In areas of Northern Bangladesh lack of access to clean and safe water means women like Amena are left with the task of walking long distances, often multiple times a day to fetch water for their families.
Sunita, her husband Arman and their four-year-old daughter Anika live in the Millat Camp in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Like every family in the slum, they live in a cramped and flimsy one-room shack, with no toilet or running water.
Download the Project Completion Report for better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in Northern Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka more than 20% of the population, or 3.4 million people are estimated to be living in urban slums. Chasing employment in the city and pressures on land in one of the most densely populated countries in the world, contribute to growing numbers of people moving into informal settlements as there are […]