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The journey has just begun

The journey has just begun

Adnan Akib finds out how a Bangladeshi youth, despite living in a rural area has persisted with his vision to develop a bike that runs on electricity and solar energy…

July 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Empathetic listeners

Empathetic listeners

Imtiaz Salim finds out how Kaan Pete Roi, an emotional support helpline, strives to help people get rid of depression and suicidal tendencies over telephone conversations…

July 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
More than a wristband

More than a wristband

The lack of one of the most essential life skills among young people in what is also considered to be a healthy sport has Bangladesh one of the highest numbers of drowning incidents…

July 17, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
If robots cleaned our waterways

If robots cleaned our waterways

Although Bangladesh is known as the land of rivers, she is about to lose her pride in the matter. Be it the iconic rivers like Padma, Meghna, Jamuna and Buriganga or the lakes and other water bodies tucked…

July 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Drone for agricultural efficiency

Drone for agricultural efficiency

A group of young students from the Daffodil International University has developed prototype of a quadcopter drone that can facilitate farmers with precision on crop patterns and soil variety…

June 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Fighting against counterfeiters

Fighting against counterfeiters

Panacea, an innovative service created by two young brothers can help customers discern whether the medicine they buy is authentic or counterfeited…writes Imtiaz Salim…

June 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Steppingstone for young artists

Steppingstone for young artists

Abstract Mart, a recently launched online platform created by four students of Notre Dame College lets aspiring young artists to showcase their artworks…writes Imtiaz Salim…

June 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Art without boundaries

Art without boundaries

Enjoying the process of art-making with others in a shared project or coming together even as we work on individual pieces engenders not only friendship, but the invaluable experience of teaching others and learning from them…

June 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Mending a troubling relationship

Mending a troubling relationship

Adnan Akib finds out how a group of young volunteers have been trying to create cooperation between members of the police and young civilians…

May 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Celebrating humanness

Celebrating humanness

Shababa Iqbal writes how Humans of Bangladesh and Humans of Dhaka City, both inspired by Humans of New York, are growing as platforms where people build empathy by sharing stories…

May 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative