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Life Changing Support

01 / 07 / 21
"TRAID has funded Childhope and Nagorik Uddyog since 2013 to provide care, education, life skills and good food for the most vulnerable children of garment working mothers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This support has established four bright spacious day centres, close to garment factories, where around 200 children aged 2-16 are supported each year. Many move into state education and safer…
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There has rightly been a lot of media attention on the coronavirus crisis' devastating impact on garment workers as brands have stopped, paused and reneged on orders. However, as TRAID speaks to our project partners around the world, with no money flowing through the textile supply and production chain, other workers such as cotton farmers at the start of the…
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In Bangladesh, many garment workers are extremely poor women who are single mothers. They have usually migrated from rural areas looking for work and opportunities for themselves and their children. With high demand for cheap labour in the garment industry, many of these women work sewing clothes in factories. They earn very little, and can't afford to provide care for…
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Learning to write at a TRAID funded day centre in Bangladesh