Rupantar brings CLP’s messages to the Chars through folk music and theatre

Posted on: 14 August, 2014

This week CLP is highlighting the work of one of its partners, Rupantar.  Rupantar is a NGO based in Khulna in the South West of Bangladesh.  Rupantar, which in Bengali means “social transformation”, has worked in the development sector since 1995.  They use cultural performances to disseminate messages, addressing issues such as: democracy and governance;… Continue Reading

Breastfeeding Week 2014

Posted on: 7 August, 2014

Breastfeeding Week 2014 This week is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA). CLP is promoting the practice of breastfeeding on the chars by holding rallies and having open discussions in partnership with the local government health department. This year’s WBW aims to emphasise the importance of mothers breastfeeding their children as well… Continue Reading

CLP distributes warm blankets on the chars

Posted on: 29 January, 2014
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Bangladesh has a tropical climate during the summer and temperatures rarely drop below 30°C. As a result, during winter, a sudden decrease to around 6-7°C comes as a huge shock and requires quick adaptation. The severity of cold weather varies from region to region. The north-west of Bangladesh, where CLP’s working areas are located, is… Continue Reading

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