On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Ms. Rokeya Kabir is Founder and Executive Director of Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS). She is a frontline activist for women’s and human rights in Bangladesh, with more than thirty years of professional experience in the field. In recognition of her work, she was nominated as one of the "1,000 Women for Peace" for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2005. The BNPS is one of the principal women's organizations in Bangladesh and has directly served, since 1986, about 100,000 women.