Dying for a drink in Bangladesh
Everyday 20 million people drink water contaminated with arsenic
- it’s killing them slowly
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Practical Action launches a new website to share essential information and practical solutions for flooding around the world
Rethink, Retool, Reboot
A powerful new book builds on Practical Action’s heritage to look at technology from both human development and environmental perspectives
The right idea can change lives
Through technology, poor communities can build on their skills and knowledge, and transform their lives forever
Bangladeshi farmers who benefited from the Pumpkins Against Poverty project have donated part of their harvest to victims of the country’s devastating floods..Find out more
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Do you remember the movie Sliding Doors? The one that asks the question ‘what if she never caught that train?’
The three states of eastern Sudan - Kassala, Gadarif and Red Sea – are among the poorest in Sudan. Chronic poverty and food insecur...
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