Sponsor an Activist

Friends of Bangladesh is working with BKF and BKS to fund a training program, ‘Sponsor an Activist’.

The program is for landless peasants to train as grassroots organisers in Dhaka to empower their rural communities. The program prioritises women and youth.

The 6 month long training program includes:

  • Training programs in basic Bangla reading and writing
  • English and computer skills
  • Training on BKF and BKS campaigns and politics
  • Education on the history of movements of peasants, women and indigenous people
  • Participate in programs, protests and meetings in Dhaka, gaining experience to take back to their communities
  • Opportunities for discussion and strategising on participants local issues

Our funds pay for classes, accommodation and food for the 6 month period.

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