July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Embracing life as it is

After the birth of Jagannath Sheel, his parents Gopinath Sheel and Anna Rani shocked as the boy had no hands.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Breaking the stigma around mental health issues

Maria Mumu, the founder of Moshal Mental Health, a youth-led organisation based in Bangladesh, is the first mental health advocate to receive the Diana Award.

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021

Striving against gender discrimination

Anika Subah Ahmad Upoma is one of the nineteen changemakers from Bangladesh who received this year’s Diana Award. She founded Evolution360, an organisation that promotes the Sustainable Development...

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

A beacon of hope from Pekua

The strength of youth has a universal presence of energy that can dispel any atrocity if channelled properly. Its omnipresence can be felt anywhere and Tanema Afroja from Pekua, Cox's Bazar...

January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017

POKA: Promoting organic vegetable production ecosystem

“Poka” is a Bangla word for insects. It is also the name of a social enterprise initiative taken by three young entrepreneurs. The lead entrepreneur, Md Mehedi Hasan, explained the reason behind...

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Project Trishna - Youth group providing clean drinking water

Project Trishna is a volunteer-driven social venture created by Footsteps Foundation, a youth-based social enterprise. Its aim is simple: to provide free access to clean drinking water for the...

November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016

Keeping My Language Alive

My three-year-old niece giggles when I tell her the story of the dragon, Ree Fu Zang, who rose from a lake to save the world.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Art Blogs to Follow on Instagram

You might have a preconceived notion that Instagram is a social network consisting solely of selfies and badly cropped pictures of food...

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

TAREQUE MASUD - The Cinema Feriwala through My Telescope

To me, he was a man who loved my country like I did, who had the same concerns as any levelheaded and educated citizen...

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

GP Accelerator set to empower Young Entrepreneurs

Thousands of years before the fancy term surfaced, startups have been agents of social and economic progress.