Abstract : Stakeholders’ perceptions were explored regarding cost recovery model of BRAC Primary School (BPS) during the first two weeks of June 2016. Field work was done in 13 branches of BRAC Education Programme (BEP) where 37 field staff, 27 teachers and 36 parents were interviewed, and eight FGDs were conducted with parents and staff. The respondents perceived the new model from their own perspectives which varied from one area to another and from one group of respondent to another .......

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  • Writer Name Rasel Babu, Utpal Mallick, Iftikhar Ul Karim, Durdana Nahid, Ashrafuzzaman Khan, Mrinmoy Samadder, Tahsina Naz Khan and Samir Ranjan Nath
  • Published Date Tuesday, 05 February 2019
  • Country Bangladesh
Considering the fee-paying nature of Shishu Niketan  and simultaneous operation of various grades in different classrooms, private multi-room kindergartens were considered as comparable schools for the evaluation. All 15 Shishu Niketan schools and a similar number of kindergartens located close to those were, therefore, the subjects. In the baseline, data were collected from all the 30 schools and households of 882 students admitted in the three grades of these two types of schools. Household .......

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  • Writer Name Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen Yasmin and Anwar Hossain
  • Published Date Sunday, 03 February 2019
  • Country Bangladesh
Slum becomes one of the major concerns particularly for developing countries like Bangladesh in order to sustain the initiatives taken for urban development. The challenges faced by the slum habitants is badly intertwined, and education has always got the least priority for this community. Moreover, inadequate school facilities, higher expense of schooling, difficulties in getting enrolled, distance of the school, and child labour deteriorate the situation and accentuates the problem of lower .......

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  • Writer Name Nowreen Yasmin, Samir Ranjan Nath and Anwar Hossain
  • Published Date Sunday, 03 February 2019
  • Country Bangladesh
BRAC initiated Education programme in 1985 to provide free primary education opportunity to the disadvantage children of the poor community through its non-formal primary education intervention. Various development partners generously donated in this great effort which enabled BRAC to operate the education programme in a philanthropic approach for long thirty-one years. In 2015, Bangladesh achieved ‘lower middle-income country’ status which caused a shrink in receiving the foreign donations .......

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  • Writer Name Rasel Babu and Md Iftikhar Ul Karim
  • Published Date Sunday, 03 February 2019
  • Country Bangladesh
 Increase in the number of inhabitants in urban slums has become a challenge on the health system of Bangladesh for tackling maternal and under-five child morbidity and mortality. To address this engaging issue, BRAC implemented a community based essential maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH)-care service package programme, called MANOSHI in 2007. The programme targeted the slums in six city corporations of Bangladesh through the community health workers (CHWs) called BRAC Shasthya .......

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  • Writer Name Saira Parveen Jolly
  • Published Date Tuesday, 22 December 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
AbstractIodine deficiency persists as a major health problem in Bangladesh. Despite thepresence of a government law that prohibits sale of non-iodized salt, a large volume ofsalt that is available in local market is ‘open’ or non-iodized salt or falsely labeled asiodized. Addressing this, BRAC-HNPP in partnership with Global Alliance for ImprovedNutrition (GAIN), UNICEF, Government of Bangladesh, and Micronutrient Initiatives inBangladesh (MI) initiated an intervention of delivering .......

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  • Writer Name Umme Salma Mukta, Barnali Chakraborty, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Dr Sayeda Shabukta Malik Dr Md Mahfuzar Rahman and Dr Md Raisul Haque
  • Published Date Wednesday, 18 November 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
AbstractIt is evident that the poor, especially women and children are highly vulnerable to theimpacts of climate change because of their limited adaptive capacity. In suchcircumstances, BRAC Disaster, Environment and Climate Change (DECC) programmehas been providing interventions (capacity building training and/or grant) on alternativelivelihood options so that poverty stricken women affected by disaster can adapt to thechanging environment. This study has been undertaken to understand .......

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  • Writer Name Tahera Akter Nepal C Dey
  • Published Date Thursday, 20 August 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
ABSTRACTPoor infant feeding practices is one of the major causes of undernutrition and stuntingin <5 children in Bangladesh. BRAC, in partnership with AED, is implementing Alive andThrive (A & T) programme to promote optimum infant and young child feeding (IYCF)practices in rural Bangladesh to address this issue. The frontline health worker for thisproject is the community health worker of BRAC Shasthya Shebika (SS) who works ona voluntary basis, but gets some monetary return .......

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  • Writer Name Umme Salma Mukta Md. Raisul Haque
  • Published Date Monday, 11 May 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
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