Since March 2020, The Hunger Project has supported committed, trained community leaders in a comprehensive approach to fighting the pandemic – organizing as Coronavirus Resilient Villages.
Here is a recent presentation on the approach presented to LoginAsia:
And here is a short conversation with one of our volunteers with English subtitles.
- Social media outreach to halt COVID-19Prof. Badiul Majumdar, Global Hunger Project vice president and Bangladesh country director as well as secretary of SHUJAN – Citizens for Good Governance – has hosted two Facebook Live programs, including one with infectious disease expert Dr. MH Chowdhury Lelin. The links to the recorded videos in Bangla are below: 1. https://www.facebook.com/shujan.bd/videos/632083444006834/2. https://www.facebook.com/shujan.bd/videos/1300826476972473/
- Volunteer action for COVID-19 Resilient VillagesConsistent with World Health Organization and government guidelines, THP volunteers across Bangladesh are handing out leaflets, making masks, making hand sanitizer, providing soap to those living in the most extreme poverty and establishing hand-washing stations. Volunteer “animators”, elders, women and youth leaders work together in more than 1,100 Village Development Teams (VDTs) to identify and […]