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Arise, Sir Fazle! Founder of BRAC receives knighthood

Alliance magazine 4 January 2010

Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chair of BRAC, is to be knighted by the British crown for services in tackling poverty and empowering the poor in Bangladesh and globally. He is the first person of …

BRAC to ‘jump-start’ development in war-torn West Africa

Alliance magazine 29 July 2009

Microfinance pioneer BRAC is to lead a two-year pilot programme to help rebuild war-torn communities in West Africa. Sponsored by the Soros Economic Development Fund (, the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (, the …