Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world, as well as one of the poorest. 150 million people are crowded onto low-lying land where annual monsoon floods contaminate water sources and leave millions with appalling sanitary conditions. Agriculture does not provide enough jobs with 75% of the population living in the countryside. The average annual income is only $380, and malnutrition and illiteracy are widespread.
Map of Bangladesh
Over 7,000 children die from diarrhea every year in Bangladesh and water-related diseases cause nearly a quarter of all deaths. Over 25 million people in Bangladesh lack access to an improved water source.
How we work
We work with local partners to raise awareness of the significance of water and human health by engaging the local communities. Also, cost effective measures are taken to make clean water in easy reach of local masses.
Al Mustafa is working in Bangladesh since 2007, and we started of our work by opening up a primary school in Nilfamare, Dhaka.
Anamika from Kazirgaon in Dhaka, Bangladesh has access to clean drinking water. Read her testimonial below:
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