This is a guide to all things at the intersection of Bangladesh, Singapore and social change. Feel free to edit if you’d like to improve it!


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Names are provided alphabetically, with links provided to LinkedIn accounts where available, else Facebook. Expertise in this area is based on past or current experience, and if there is a link to Singapore in some way.

Dorothee ter Kulve, Durreen Shahnaz, Enam Chowdury, Runa Khan

SG Intiatives

Project Sheba is SMU's inaugural student-led volunteer program to Bangladesh. Through their project, they hope to help Singaporeans understand the conditions in Bangladesh better, and improve the standards of education in an impoverished village school in Bangladesh.

Potential Host Partners

Friendship is a value-based organisation which identifies and reaches the poorest of the poor and the most marginalised communities. Its flagship project is the Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, originally an oil barge which was converted to a floating hospital, a platform to provide healthcare to 4 million of Bangladesh's most marginalised people. It now has a Singapore chapter.

BRAC is a development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor to bring about change in their own lives. It was founded in Bangladesh in 1972, and is a pioneer in recognising and tackling the many different realities of poverty.

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