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SPONSOR THE HATIBANDHA, BANGLADESH COMMUNITY

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JOIN THE FAMILIES OF HATIBANDHA ON THEIR ROAD TO EMPOWERMENT

Hatibandha, in the northwest of Bangladesh, is one of the world’s poorest communities, with nearly half of the population living on less than $1 a day. This is a very remote community located on a sandy strip of land where life for children, especially girls, is a daily struggle.

For little more than $1 a day, just $39 a month, you can help empower Hatibandha. Your donation is tax-deductible as a charitable gift.

Matched gifts icon Sponsor today and your generous contribution will be matched 4x by our funding partner for even greater impact.

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Your support is urgently needed to:

  • Provide access to quality education to empower the community and open up the futures of thousands of girls in Hatibandha
  • Protect with disaster preparedness and response training and tools to keep the community safe
  • Build water and sanitation solutions such as latrines to safeguard health and the local water supply
  • Invest in young women with skills development, training, and microfinance, which benefit the entire community

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What you will receive

As a community sponsor, you’ll be able to see real progress over time as you follow the girls and families of Hatibandha on their road to empowerment.

You will receive:

  • A welcome package connecting you to the Hatibandha community
  • Quarterly email updates where you can meet local girls, view photos of the community, and read stories of the changes happening in Hatibandha, thanks to your support

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THE CHILDREN OF HATIBANDHA, BANGLADESH NEED YOUR HELP

  • 90% of girls are forced into child marriage, which puts them at risk of violence, abuse, illiteracy and even death
  • The community is prone to river erosions and cyclones
  • More than 2/3 of births happen without the help of a skilled attendant

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Your impact

In just a few years, generous community sponsors have helped:

  • Build a girls’ dormitory so girls can complete secondary school
  • Provide women with small business and literacy training
  • Build school latrines and handwashing stations
  • Work with youth, families and local officials to reduce the rate of child marriage

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Still have questions? Let us help!

  • How is sponsoring a community different from sponsoring a child?

  • Will I be receiving a picture of one child?

  • Does my sponsorship benefit all the children in the community, or only some?

  • If I sponsor a community, how long a commitment am I expected to make?

  • What kind of correspondence will I be getting from the community?

  • Why do you need my email address?

  • Can I visit the community?

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