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pdf Annual Report 2013 Popular

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report2013As you read through this annual report we really do hope that you are encouraged by the work Banzaid is doing. Banzaid exists to restore life and to transform communities – although there are always challenges and obstacles to overcome, I believe we are fulfilling this mission. REAL people are having their lives transformed through these projects – real people, not statistics or faceless numbers – and this is surely cause for celebration!

Tearfund sent this email out to subscribers to their Ethical Fashion newsletter. We liked it so much we got permission to republish it on our website: If you’ve ever read ‘Little House on the Prairie’ , you’ll know how minimalistic Christmas shopping was in the Ingalls household. I can still recall my shock reading about the terrible gifts (or so I thought at the time) given to the kids by their parents – an orange, and a penny. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realised they were onto a good...
Ella Martin is a student studying development at Victoria University. Through 2018 she has been volunteering as an intern with Banzaid, so see some practical examples of how development works. Here she reflects on Banzaid’s Freedom Businesses project with Freeset in Kolkata. Freeset is a freedom business set up in 2001. The business was founded to offer women trapped in Kolkata’s sex industry an alternative choice for employment. Located in Sonagacchi, a major red-light district where an...