Other recent blog entries
19 May 2020 | Blog
After the initial shock generated by the global coronavirus pandemic, Caritas Australia and our in-country partners are adapting long-term responses to survive.
Here are some of the ways that your support is enabling Caritas Australia to complete its crucial education and support programs in three of the 23 countries we work in across the globe.
Tags: Timor Leste, Lebanon, Bangladesh, COVID-19 | No comments
20 Apr 2020 | Blog
Caritas Bangladesh is implementing stringent hygiene measures in Cox’ Bazaar in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The network has assumed its’ collective responsibility to ensure its’ global response leaves no one behind. They are going further together as a united front to protect these fragile communities from the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Tags: Bangladesh, COVID-19 | No comments
10 Dec 2019 | Blog
Salma lives with her husband, Masud, in the rural community of Gazipur, two hours from Bangladesh’s bustling capital.
Tags: Project Compassion, Bangladesh | No comments
19 Aug 2019 | Blog
Eleanor Trinchera is Caritas Australia’s Program Coordinator, Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines. She has had a colourful career in the 10 years she has worked for Caritas, witnessing many crises faced by the countries she overlooks but most importantly, the resilience and determination of the communities she works with. Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we ask her about her experiences.
Tags: The Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal | No comments
2 Feb 2018 | Blog | Long-term Development
Caritas Australia's Head of Engagement and Sustainability, David Armstrong, details his recent trip to Bangladesh.
Tags: sustainable livelihood, Bangladesh | No comments
8 Aug 2017 | Blog | Indigenous peoples | Long-term Development
Caritas Australia works alongside the world’s most vulnerable and marginalised indigenous communities. This is the story of Ronjit from Bangladesh, who has transformed his life and is now flourishing as a small livestock trader.
Tags: Indigenous Peoples, Bangladesh, sustainable livelihood | No comments
9 Jun 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
Tanjila and her husband's future has been transformed. They can now save for the future following SuFoL training and a grant to grow vegetables and poultry and to drive a rickshaw.
Tags: Bangladesh | No comments
8 Jun 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
Thanks to training from the Caritas Sustainable Food and Livelihood (SuFoL) Project, Illias now uses modern fish farming methods to fulfill his family’s food needs as well as provide for them financially.
Tags: Bangladesh | No comments
23 Oct 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
A few weeks ago, Toowoomba hosted their annual festival, the Carnival of Flowers. This year, Caritas Australia’s Veronica White took part by creating an amazing flower display – with a difference.
Tags: flower display, Indigenous Peoples, education, Bangladesh | No comments
4 Dec 2011 | Blog | Supporter action
An insurance policy covering loss and damage to your property if there is hurricane or flood isn’t an option if you are poor. But one of the smaller issues discussed at Durban is how to provide communities with just such coverage through a ‘loss and damages’ fund.
Tags: natural disaster, climate change, Dr Anwara Shelley, Bangladesh | No comments
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe