Compassion started work in Bangladesh in 2004. Today, there are over 37,000 children registered in our programs through 160 church partners.
of people live below the poverty line
lack access to improved sanitation
of people over 15 cannot read or write
In a remote village, high in the hills of south-east Bangladesh, Runi, 10, treads carefully as she climbs the muddy track up from the stream. The basket strapped to her back—its handle looped over her forehead—bulges with the weight of the day’s water, sloshing in a steel container.open_in_new Read more