Bangladesh

Fighting poverty in Bangladesh through goat rearing

Written by: ACDI/VOCA In support of prime ACDI/VOCA, PCI is partnering in the implementation of a new program focused on increasing food security among vulnerable households in the Khulna Division of southwestern Bangladesh. The Program for Strengthening Household Access to Resources (PROSHAR) is utilizing an integrated approach to empower communities by addressing maternal and child [...]

PCI’s Senior Vice President, Programs Shares Video Diary from Bangladesh

In support of prime ACDI/VOCA, PCI is partnering in the implementation of a new program focused on increasing food security among vulnerable households in the Khulna Division of southwestern Bangladesh. Janine Schooley, PCI's Senior Vice President, Programs, shares highlights from an incredible trip to visit the PROSHAR program in September 2013. The Program for Strengthening [...]

Country Program Spotlight: Bangladesh

Recently, Bangladesh has been under the spotlight in international news, regarding poverty, labor and women rights, and natural disasters. With all these tragic events, many international organizations have newly focused their aid efforts on helping people in Bangladesh. PCI, however, has been working in Bangladesh since 2009 to help combat poverty. Nearly half of Bangladesh’s [...]

Food for Thought

In Bangladesh, PCI is a partner with ACDI/VOCA in implementing “PROgram for Strengthening Households Access to Resources” (PROSHAR), a PL 480-funded Title II program which targets vulnerable coastal populations in south-western Bangladesh.  The focus of PCI’s work is to improve the health and nutrition of women and children, as well as to strengthen the resiliency [...]