Bangladesh in Numbers

Flags

days away from home:  99

volunteers:  10

Splash

plates of rice:  198

Auntie and Dadi eating lunch

Auntie and Dadi eating lunch

community action days:  3

active citizen days:  2

Offering

% population living below the poverty line (2007-2011):  43.3%

entrepreneurs:  2

days in the field:  73

Walking home from work

Walking home from work

beneficiaries:  550+

production workers:  14

% population aged under 15:  33.1%

Roshni, showing her mischievous side

Roshni, showing her mischievous side

hot showers: 4 (and they were the best hot showers of my life)

Our shower and laundry room

Our shower and laundry room

times i’ve done my washing aka how many times i missed my washing machine:  24

blackouts:  132

hartal:  48

% girls married before the age of 18:  66%

Bride to be

Bride to be

books read: 23

adult literacy rate (2008-2012): 57.7%

ambulance trips:  1 (thankfully, no-one was injured during the making of this project)

blog posts: 15

tea-dates with my counterpart:  43

My counterpart and I

Me and My Counterpart

hello, how are you, how is your name, bye bye“s:  hundreds, maybe thousands!

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Just some of the many, many children

= one experience of a lifetime!  🙂


statistics courtesy of UNICEF and the CIA World Factbook

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