Quick Facts About Bangladesh

Population165 million people
Size147,570 square km
Major LanguagesBengali
Major ReligionsIslam, Hinduism
Life Expectancy69 years men, 70 years women
Main ExportsGarments and Textiles
Country Overview

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. It is bordered by India and Myanmar, and is dominated by the fertile Bengal Delta. 

Bangladesh’s geographic location makes it vulnerable to frequent natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, and earthquakes. Poverty is also widespread throughout the country, and millions of children are forced into work, marriage, or trafficking to help support themselves and their families. 

Active Projects and Programs

Savar Children’s Village Expansion

Savar Children’s Village is a school for vulnerable and orphaned girls. In response to COVID-19, the school is expanding to double the number of girls they serve.

Jessore Vocational Training Centre

The program reaches out to vulnerable women in the area to enable them with income earning opportunities.

Dhaka Drop-In Centre

The Dhaka Drop-In Centre empowers children and helps to facilitate alternatives to street life and/or child labour.

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