Our core project the Sreepur Village lies approximately 30 miles north of the capital city Dhaka. We also run a street children project in Tongi, a district of the capital city Dhaka.
Bangladesh lies around the river deltas that run into the Bay of Bengal. It experiences widespread poverty; overcrowding and flooding; as a low-lying country is incredibly vulnerable to climate change.
Originally Eastern Pakistan, it became The People's Republic of Bangladesh in 1971 under military rule and became a democracy in 1990.
Bangladesh has a population of 162 million, with its capital at Dhaka. The main language is Bengali and the main religions are Islam and Hinduism. It exports garments, fish, jute and leather goods.