September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Skateboarding towards glory

Nafi Ahmed intends to integrate skateboarding, a unique sport, into the lives of Bangladeshi youths. In line with that thought, he founded the group, Sk8 Platoon, with his peers, Arfi Shahid and...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Dream school: An interactive online platform for children

Dream School, an online based platform, emphasises on fun and innovative techniques to engage children.

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021

“Mullobodh Er Paathshala” discusses the potency of literature

With the motto to stimulate the idea of values and positive change, Shuvashish Bhowmick, founder of father-son singing duo Baap Ka Beta, initiated the campaign, “Mullobodh Er Paathshala". This...

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

KUET students design racing car with jute fibre

Team Kilo Flight, a group of students from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), participated in the UK’s Formula Student (FS) this year virtually.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Prospects of the Millennium Campus Network for Bangladeshi fellows

Established in 2008, the Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is a non-profit organisation that trains 21st century social impact leaders. Bangladesh has been selected for the 1st time in the MCN this...

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Utilising fashion towards a charitable cause

A little over a year ago Nusrat Rabiya Lubaba began her social initiative, Charity Scrunchies, in an attempt to help her parents provide for the underprivileged during the pandemic. Lubaba is an A...

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Transforming lives of marginalised communities in coastal areas

‘Tiger widows’ are women who tragically lost their husbands to tiger attacks at villages near the Sundarbans. In 2018, Asikuzzaman Asik formed the Initiative for Coastal Development (ICD) to...

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

BYLC launches Volunteer Awards

BYLC Volunteer Awards: Pandemic Heroes 2021 was launched on Thursday, September 2. Winners were selected from over 800 individual and over 70 organisation submissions across 64 districts.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Health disparities of transgender youth: Still left in the lurch

30-year-old Mugdha* a transgender woman of Rajshahi, still depends on traditional healers or dispensaries when she feels unwell, considering the disparities she faces at hospitals.

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

ASF organises ‘Role of Youth Workers in Preventing Violence’

Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) organised a webinar themed around International Youth Day, titled “Role of Youth Workers in Preventing Violence”, on August 31, via Zoom. It was broadcast live from...