Several years ago, Mustafizur Rahman was struggling to expand business at his coconut mill in Bagerhat. But he had a money-making idea that would help him become the largest exporter of coconut coir products in Bangladesh. With a little support from USAID, Mustafiz transformed his idea into building a family business that employs hundreds of people working together to produce and export coco peat.
What is your favorite book? On #InternationalLiteracyDay, we ask USAID staff members what their favorite children's books are.
How is USAID combating climate change in Bangladesh? As you know Bangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the World USAID and the Government of Bangladesh share a strong and long-standing partnership to combat the effects of climate change.
More than 10,000 satellite clinics are part of a network called “Smiling Sun,” providing free health care services for the ultra poor and reduced-rate services for others. Through this grassroots network, USAID is helping to provide millions of health care consultations every year.