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In memory of Elaine Wolfensohn

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A message from BRAC USA President and CEO, Donella Rapier   BRAC is deeply saddened by the loss of Elaine Wolfensohn, a committed and long-serving member of the BRAC USA advisory council who passed away on August 19, 2020.   The BRAC USA board of directors, staff, and the...

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Empowering Digital Health Innovators with Solar: Little Sun partners with BRAC and John Snow R&T Institute, Inc. in Uganda and Ethiopia

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The partnership will support state-of-the-art solar-powered phone chargers to strengthen health systems in remote areas   KAMPALA, UGANDA — September 3, 2020 — BRAC Uganda and John Snow R&T Institute, Inc. win the request for proposals by Little Sun, and will receive a total of 648 Little Sun...

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Our commitment to racial justice

Our commitment to racial justice

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BRAC USA condemns racism and oppression and stands in solidarity with the Black community – our colleagues, partners, and supporters – and everyone around the world demanding justice. Black lives matter, and we cannot remain silent.   The tragic murder of George Floyd recalls the countless other...

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Vulnerable communities in developing countries face immediate threats to food security as COVID-19 pandemic worsens, survey finds

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A new rapid assessment finds the vast majority of respondents already experiencing a loss of income NEW YORK, NEW YORK — April 9, 2020 — As COVID-19 reaches developing countries around the world, a rapid needs assessment conducted in response to the pandemic by BRAC, a global development...

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BRAC-powered climate resilience solution among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million grant

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High-scoring 100&Change applications featured in Bold Solutions Network   NEW YORK, USA — February 19, 2020 — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled that a proactive climate resilience system co-developed by MIT and BRAC, a leading development organization, was one of the highest-scoring proposals,...

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