Founder and Executive Director, Friendship Bangladesh
Friendship delivers effective development solutions using a needs-based approach to the most marginalized communities in remote isolated areas of Bangladesh. Founded in 1998, it started its journey with the provision of basic healthcare services through the innovative concept of a floating hospital. Today, the organization’s programmes cover disaster management and infrastructure development, education and good governance, sustainable economic development and cultural preservation. These programmes aim to improve the lives of Friendship beneficiaries, allowing them to rise from poverty with dignity.