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Assalamu alaikum. Ami Bangla bolte pari na

By |July 14th, 2018|

“Assalamu alaikum. Ami Bangla bolte pari na.” This is how I have started almost all of my interactions with people here in Bangladesh, whether it’s in the villages conducting my study, in the marketplace (so [...]

july 9th, 2018

By |July 14th, 2018|

Lush is still the best word that comes to mind when I think of Bangladesh. Seeing the shades of greens from above to seeing the height and volumes of the greens on the ground [...]

Starting my Internship with FCAB

By |July 14th, 2018|

As a Global Epidemiology student at the University of Michigan, I began my search for a summer internship over 10 months ago. While I explored many different opportunities, it was not until I came across [...]

Up and Away from Colonial Welfare: Social Entrepreneur “Mou” Khan’s 21st Century Micro NGO

By |December 11th, 2017|

Fortified by the goodwill, support and hard work of many and her own perseverance and ability to foster partnerships, civil rights lawyer Moushumi “Mou” Khan launched the Foundation for Charitable Activities in Bangladesh, a new [...]

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Part Two: Zuckerman Fellow & Civil Rights Lawyer “Mou” Khan Creates A Micro NGO for Bangladesh

By |December 11th, 2017|

After noted civil rights attorney Moushumi “Mou” Khan’s father died in a snowy car crash near their Ann Arbor home, she began to consolidate the collective power and intent of Michigan’s Bangladeshi-American community to bring [...]

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Moushumi Khan, Country Director of Charity Focused on Bangladesh’s Development, Talks Lessons Learned Starting an NGO

By |December 11th, 2017|

When Moushumi “Mou” Khan, 46, was growing up in Ann Arbor, her father Abdul Majid Khan, a nuclear engineer and graduate of University of Michigan, often spoke of wanting to share his many blessings with [...]

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U.S. Ambassador Marcia Bernicat and USAID Mission Director Janina Jaruzelski Visit Foundation for Charitable Activities in Bangladesh (FCAB) Activities in Bagdumur Village, Sirajganj

By |April 23rd, 2017|

U.S. Ambassador Bernicat and USAID Mission Director Jaruzelski, along with a team of senior staff including USAID Director of the Office of Public Health, Nutrition and Education, USAID Director of the Office of Economic Growth, [...]

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Dental Camp

By |August 15th, 2016|

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Make Bagudumur Beautiful

By |July 17th, 2016|

Tree Plantation . . . Keep Bagdumur Clean

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Bookmobile

By |June 13th, 2016|

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro is a non-profit institution in Bangladesh that promotes reading habits, enlightenment and progressive ideas among students and the general public. Bishwo Shahitto Kendro actively maintains libraries across the nation. It pioneered the [...]

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