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.
Habitat for Humanity arose from the vision that everyone should have access to safe and secure housing. Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care […]
Our beliefs Habitat for Humanity International is driven by the vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Today we are faced with an unprecedented global housing challenge, which is further exacerbated by an unprecedented climate challenge. In the more than 70 countries around the world where we work, climate change […]
Download the Project Completion Report for better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in Northern Bangladesh.