Posts tagged ‘BRAC’

Be The Change: Shuba and the Cyclone #hwhtw

A great holiday gift idea: Shuba and the Cyclone, a new children’s book that features the creativity of 20 girls who participate in BRAC’s SoFEA (Social and Financial Empowerment of Adolescents) program in Damrai, Bangladesh.  The book follows the adventures of Shuba, a Ganges River dolphin who must find her way home after a cyclone.

20% of sales of Shuba and the Cyclone will automatically be donated to BRAC and an additional 20% of sales will be donated if you enter promo code BRAC at the time of purchase.

Buy it here: http://www.dot-to-dot-books.org/shop/shuba-the-river-dolphin/

December 8, 2011 at 12:15 pm Leave a comment

Cecelia Doe: Persistence Pays Off in Liberia

In this post on the BRAC blog, Susan Davis, President & CEO of BRAC USA describes a recent trip to Liberia, and a remarkable woman entrepreneur and activist she met there:

“I was very impressed to meet Cecelia Doe, certainly one of the most articulate and dynamic women in Liberia. As a spokesperson for the Cotton Tree Christian Women Association,Cecilia explained to me that the Association was founded in 2006 and currently has 100 members…  Despite their current success, the road to achieving it was not easy. According to Cecilia, the Association petitioned Firestone for over two years in order to obtain the rights to use the land where the rice is now being cultivated.”

Read the full post: http://blog.bracusa.org/2011/05/brac-usa-president-ceo-reviews-her.html?utm_content=aasplin1%40jhu.edu&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Cecilia%20Doe&utm_campaign=How%20Young%20People%20are%20Changing%20the%20Worldcontent

June 27, 2011 at 12:06 pm Leave a comment


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