Among many legacy problems inherited from British Empire across Asia; world war 2 had bankrupt Britain- so many colonies got independence with no transition. Arguably 50 hardest jobs ever pooped up: leading a new nation that had been a colony the day before; weirdly Bangladesh's short straw being assigned to pakistan to lead for 25 yeras 1947-1971 caused the innovation of aid 2.0 from 1971 - the nation's new gov barely had the revenues to organise 10% living in cities and national security : 90% rural peoples were left to networking Bangladesh Rural Advancement Cooperations-fortunatly they united around probably the most qualified and caring chartered accountant 20th C south asia would ever see; he would say it wasnt him but the wmen and those who chose to unite round gifts such as ortal rehydration - he knew where to search for community replicable solutions having been the regional ceo for royal dutch shell until half a million peopke around him were killed by a cyclone and as the work of immediate releif work turned to what next, shell sided with west pakistan army against independence movement- abed flew back to london to sell his putney flat (about 40000$), resign frok shell, and be ready to help with bottom up womens nations building - here are 5 intertgenerational solutions taking half a century to integrate - womens nation building of G1 funance G2 food security G3 health G4 ed G5 massive cooperation women emotional intel and resilience and a segway from centuries of no electricity to 21st C leapfrogging with mobile solar and SDG mapmaking cooperations uniting peoples futures https://www.economistsocial.com/1971
Purpose Questions from Friends20.com regarding.***Mass Collaborations to UN future summit 2023- are you tech wizard who can help us linkin New York & any other place where citizens demand sustainability for their children? rsvp firstname.lastname@example.org Educators needed to help with any of 30 collaborations making alumni of fazle abed the world's largest partnership in future of civil society and womens sustainability goals www.economistwomen.com do you have any connections with the netherlands- this is where abed's ideas on how bangladesh can share solutions/rural adaptations world needs on climate, and many ways of leapfrog social-business models 12 with technology both to end poverty, empower women, maximise middle class, progress both urban and rural youth can find optimal global partners if you are interested in future of technology - look at this OECD paper -any questions? ** university graduate collaborations are the way to scale futures we need - do you work on 1) ultra poor, 2 playschool 3 anything else brac university and barcelona global university are celebrating worldwide 2022
Can you help us clarify (what Schumacher imagined as) the greatest economic miracle by cataloguing microfranchises and value chains designed round billion poorest village women across Asia; that's the eighth of the human population who raced over last half century to end extreme poverty whose historical "root cause"was how the British Empire had deprived much of Asian continent of access to the machine age that had started glasgow 1760; for 2 centuries access to engineering was mostly distributed where white empires gained... we start catalogue of 1billiongirls.com with Sir Fazle Abed BA Engineering Glasgow (brac) Bangladesh 1972 to 2019 - some dates are approximate - a date before 1996 means all instruction and people networking was done by word of mouth or by print where literacy existed; definition: by microfranchise we mean a (massively reporiceable) village busienss with positve cash flow however small but 1) so as to minimise risk to franchisee as long as she worked consistently as franchised and where the purpose was for most or all of the value to stay with the local producer; abed was quite happy to design franchises and once proven hand them over to government (because bangladesh began 90% rural the government initially had barely enough to serve citizens and national defences; later its taxation revenue could take over any microfranchise (eg schools) whose cashflow depended partly on grants; abed was always careful not to compete with government but civil society prioritised both rural keynsianism and entrepreneurial revolution by optmising microfranchise design and celebrating sustainable COLLABs;
Giant Leapfroging for womankind: after 1995 some partners brought solar and mobile (digitalisation of global villages meant "you can hear me now" for the first time in quarter of a millennium); also 2001 Abed started a university - at millennium goals parties in silicon valley, he had been asked to share his solutions worldwide... and So Abed imagined how a university would enable millennials women empowerment to maximally co-create new solutions in line with the Abed/Schumpeter economic model as well as directly action learn how millennials raced to unite the first Sustainability Generation- we welcome corrections -errors are sollely mine email@example.com - to start with 2 notes:probably abed's biggest mistake (which he enetreperenurially turned into a miracle) was spending his life savings on rebuilding 15000 village homes that had been flattened by wae; while sponsor oxfam ranked this as most effective relief project, Abed was mortified; tens of village mothers were dying weekly of starvation; scores of infants of diarrhea; he urgently had to design business solutions solving these local needs; once brac needed a central hub. one of its first operational services was a printing press
sdg2 feed (human beings need clean energy security ie food for all communities; integral to raising life expectancy) 2.1 Rice microfranchise 5+times more village production: Borlaug Green Revolution; Fortunately Quick Start open source knowhow with Chinese Villagers 1970s 2.2 Veggies microfranchise; vitamins especially to prevent stunting infants first 1000 days 2.3 Aarong Village Fare Trade (cash crops eg silks, arts, forestry as early contribution to climate adaptation networking 2.4 Brac Poultry - first total value chain enterprise models- connects 5 village microfranchises - over 1 million jobs 2.5 Brac Dairy -timing investment in powdered milk after EU had stopped dumping 2.6 Up to 14 national agri-enterprise chains designed for poorest inclusion - which 14 agricultures matter most to all your nations farming livelihoods
3 health serve (last mile community mothers networks ) 3.1 oral rehydration -ended quarter of infants deaths from diarrhea 3.2 "doordash" 10 basic medicines- micrfranchise 1 para health mom serves same 300 families per week 3.3 vaccination nation 3.4 end tuberculosis -world first methodology 3.5 frugal integration - eg brac wholesales birthing kit at 50 cents and trains midwifes; brac wash sanitation 3.6 James Grant School of Public Health - lead college at Brac Uni
4 education - university excepted, village women designed new nation's edu system from scratch -note to nations with century's old education systems 4.1 Village coaching adult microfranchise skilling 4.2 informal primary: world's largest non gov schooling system 4.3 teenage girls livelihood apprentice partnerships -eg with libraries 4.4 university 4.5 designing play schools as worldwide franchise especially emergency/refugee education situations or anywhere community reborn
4.6 education luminaries - every 21st c discipline contribute to millennials as first sustainability generation TF 1234 5
5) 100K person COLLAB platforms
povertyuni at facebook - fazle abed world record jobs---pro-youth educators ----.HOW DO YOU BUILD ONE DOLLAR HOMES? IN BANGLADESH 1972 FAZLE ABED COMMUNITIES BUILT 16000 HOMES AT COST OF around A DOLLAR EACH- HERE'S HOW AND HOW ONE MAGICAL ECONOMIC TRICK LED TO ANOTHER UNTIL AN ECONOMIC MODEL SUSTAINING BILLION POOREST WOMEN AND A UNIVERSITY COALITION SHARING THIS KNOWHOW GAVE 2021 YOUTH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE THE FIRST SUSTAINABILITY GENERATION- how shell ceo applied business to society's greatest needs and socety's values to business' most excitingly human purposes
...macrae family arranged 15 student journalists trip ro bangladesh between xmas 2007 and 2018- our notes were shared with 7 states staging social business competitions in usa, economist editors, adam smith scholars and glasgow u journals - our first visit was to the extraordinary dr yunus so we have logged up notes we have verified in a special section corresponding to 2008 in this blog- we discussed yunus knowhow with 2000 mainly students we gave his book to-- however over our 13 years of visits we became ever more interested in the networks of sir fazle abed which after 50 years of relentless empowerment were at his time of death the world's largest ngo partnership and around which he spent his last 10 years asking his friends to make his legacy the largest open university coalition (30 and counting as of summer 2020) of poverty Thanks to Sir Fazle Abed of BRAC .. bkash (largest cashless bank) 1 .. and largest partnership NGO In the world: Bangladesh celebrates one of girls and sustainability world's top 3 job creators -BRUN
At BRAC we never met banker for the poor- we met 100000+ educators for poor- see 80th birthday note to Abed: his co-workers thanks
SIR FAZLE ABED BA University Glasgow Naval Architect; 2014 – Honorary Doctor of Laws,Princeton University, US .. 2012 – Doctor of Laws honori causa,University of Manchester, UK … 2010– Honorary degree of Doctor of Laws,University of Bath, UK ...2009 – Honorary Doctorate of Letters,University of Oxford, UK ...2009 – Honorary Doctorate in Humane letters,Rikkyo University, Japan...2008 – Honorary Doctorate of Laws,Columbia University, US...2007 – Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters,Yale University, US...2003 – Honorary Doctorate of Education, University of Manchester, UK...1994 – Honorary Doctorate of Laws,Queen's University, Canadaother partnerships - with berkeley us's first research of bangladeshi-american diaspora …. books on brac -Quiet Revolution (Marty Chen 1983); Freedom From Want (smiley 2009); Driving Development (2016): - downloadable papers 1
Oral Rehydration (Health) Craftstheatreuniversity Best news we free scots have ever heard -48 hours just changed world1000days.world April 2018 is sir fazle abed's 82nd birthday and 1000 days to 2021 - the year china ends poverty, the last decade the UN values human sustainability as possible and how can your will peoples you trust celebrate 2021? China.Japan. Korea. Asean. India. Arctic. Africa. America..1 2345 If you can celebrate millennials linking together these 5 Bangladesh-born alumni networks, anything can be possible including economists celebrating how to end poverty,, here are some alumni testimonies brac2.ppt of BRAC @ Bangla - to add rsvp firstname.lastname@example.org
Sir Fazle: NB how Industrial era demanded women manage poverty so why not development?curricula of little sister networks: POP, Rice, Nursing, W4E- mobile leapfrogging, open elarning of curricula 7th grade first need to empower livelihoods and sustain community.. people of aliBRAC
Atlanta Nov 2015 will be our 8th year of linking volunteers around this search for Muhammad Yunus- will we make it ? Dunno - we could sure do with some help from educators who want their students to action yunus type dreams and be in the middle of serving post 2015 millennium goals -email@example.com washington DC 240 316 8157 - you can help us search for millennials job impact networks by hemisphere - eg here's our asia pacific progress - where over half of all millennials live
Thursday, December 24, 2015
A Rohingya woman carries a child across a shallow canal after crossing the Naf River as they flee violence in Myanmar to reach Bangladesh, October 16, 2017. Image: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images
One Year On, Taking Stock of Rohingya Tragedy
A year after Rohingya Muslims fled Burma en masse amid a violent onslaught by military forces, many are taking stock of a dire situation.
Amid accusations they turned a blind eye to the carnage, 130+ southeast Asian MPs called on the International Criminal Court to investigate Burma’s “murderous operation in Rakhine State” that saw 700,000 people flee to Bangladesh and 25,000 killed, the Guardian reports.
Along with the weight of unspeakable trauma, Rohingya—left out of government services in Burma—arrived at refugee camps without immunizations, Al Jazeera reports. With the help of community leaders, the WHO’s sweeping vaccination program has largely averted outbreaks. But donor fatigue could see funds dry up.
And while the camps are safer and calmer than they were a year ago, a UNICEF report notes, the Rohingya still face a “lost generation”; over half a million Rohingya refugee children have been robbed of their education and life skills.
Related: Rohingya refugee crisis: Children's drawings show horrific violence they suffered in Myanmar –The Independent
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