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Read our latest news and stories from Bangladesh. Learn from our amazing team members and see how working together contributes towards life-changing outcomes for communities.

Symbiosis International is privileged to walk alongside inspiring people every day. Through our work, we see and hear stories of change, hope, justice and compassion. At the heart of what we do is our vision for transformation, working with a purpose to see lasting change and lives free of dependency and exploitation.

 

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News

Recognising Dr. David Yates

“In December 1993 we established in Australia the Symbiosis Trust, to enable development work in Bangladesh. We met on a Friday afternoon in a solicitor’s

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Training

Misti makes her own way

Pictured: Misti practicing hair curling at the Symbiosis training center in Mymensingh. Misti Dio is 22 years old. She grew up in a small village

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Stories of Hope

Towards daily choices

Pictured: Aleya and Moniruzzaman with their daughter Development occurs through the compound effect of change, both small and large. It’s hard to see this sometimes,

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Stories of Hope

Banesa’s loan drives change

Pictured: Banesa with her husband Yunus Banesa lives in a village in the Munshiganj District with her husband Yunus Ali. Together they have had four

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Brett Vizard
Stories

International Volunteer Day

An interview with Brett Vizard International Volunteers Day celebrated on December 5 is a date to celebrate and promote volunteering. This year, we’d like to

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Women studying
Education

Adult Literacy in Bangladesh

By David Vance As we recently observed another International Literacy Day (8 September, 2022) it’s good to pause and think about literacy, particularly in the context of

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Education

After the Training Parlour

Photo (L-R) : Country Director Dr. Abdur Rahman, Graduate Shammi and Project Manager Nahida Khanam at the graduation ceremony for the September long course graduates.

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News

Recognising Lyndall Purcell

Interview with Lyndall Purcell Lyndall Purcell joined the Symbiosis International Board in June 2013. After serving diligently for nearly 10 years, Lyndall is stepping away

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Stories of Hope

Rikta is rising from debt

From Jamalpur Sherpur Development Project (JSDP) Rikta is a 27 year old woman who lives in the Jamalpur District. Her husband’s name is Samiul and

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