Category Archives: Bangladesh

Confluence

This is a confluence of many themes that I hold dear, something I felt compelled to share with you. Meet Wasfia Nazreen, who shares her personal story in a way that is true to her being and touches on these themes. … Continue reading

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What ever happened to microfinance?

I am reproducing this from the BRAC Blog – an article explaining how microfinance may not be as ‘sexy’ as it used to be, but it still plays an important role not only in providing microloans for improving an household’s … Continue reading

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Valerie Taylor – an inspiration

One can’t really speak of the paralysed in Asia without mentioning Valerie.  She is known as the Mother Theresa of  the paralysed and rightly so. Valerie Taylor is a British born physiotherapist and philanthropist, living in  Dhaka, Bangladesh since the … Continue reading

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Savings Clubs in Dhaka

I came across this article in Philanthropy Age – a printed and online quarterly magazine considered to be the leading source of philanthropic news, views, trends, and analysis for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. The interview is … Continue reading

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I’m presenting again ….

In case you missed it earlier this year….. I’ll be doing another presentation of my experiences living and working in Nepal and Bangladesh last year. Check out the presentation here. Invited by the Rotary Club of Bowen Island, I’ll be presenting … Continue reading

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In case you are interested….

I am attaching the two presentations I delivered at yesterday’s event.  I did not record it (I wasn’t that brave) but now wish I had as the audience looked pretty interested! 2. Kate Telling A Story Presentation 7. Poor Patient … Continue reading

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A success – Telling a story: Living and Working in Nepal and Bangladesh Event

Check out Facebook for some photos and here for Letter to the Undercurrent. A very successful event here on Bowen Island this afternoon. A total of 78 people turned out, far exceeding our expectations and heartwarming for us to see you … Continue reading

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