Mamunur Rashid and his family members were lured by a middleman living in his area to send him off to Malaysia. They were promised that Mamun would end up with a secured job and descent salary. Considering their economic conditions, Mamun and his family saw this as a great opportunity. They scratched up money from selling everything and land lease to pay the middleman.
Roman was kidnapped by human traffickers and just barely escaped with his life. With support, he is now rebuilding his life and is also co-owner of a social business that sells fast food by the beach.
Alam suffered horrible torture aboard a ship on the Andaman Sea for many months before being rescued. Now he has opened a tea stall in his village and is rebuilding his emotional and financial strength so he can provide for his son.
Adesho had been working since he was a child and thought overseas employment would help him break out of the poverty trap.
Janeh was fifteen years old, studying in class 9 at a government school in Cox Bazar. He was a Quran hafiz and a very beautiful child, the apple of his parents’ eyes. One day, his friend convinced him to visit St. Martin Island for a picnic, where they climbed up a hill to check out the vista. There, his friend introduced him to his ‘brother-in-law’ and then disappeared. The bother-in-law tied Janeh up to a tree in a cave and left him there alone all night.
Cox’s Bazar – If Morisha’s family had waited a matter of minutes before bringing her to the UN Migration Agency(IOM)’s health post in the Balukhali makeshift settlement, she would be dead. Full term, in her first pregnancy, the 20-year-old started
Dhaka — When a bullet tore into Jafor Alom’s forearm, he did what anyone would do — he ran for his life. Bleeding heavily and fearing further worse attacks, he kept going until he reached Bangladesh with his family. “I came here to save
A few shelters away lives Romida. Arriving from Myanmar with nothing just over a month ago, Romida and her husband found it tough to build their own shelter. They were not able to make the structure weatherproof with the inadequate