This Fall has brought some exciting new developments at Reach Global!
We've recently partnered with Equality & Opportunity Foundation to support a pioneering new approach to low-cost housing for poor women, girls and their families in India and Bangladesh.
Poor quality housing leaves families vulnerable to financial, health and environmental hazards, which contribute to illness, low productivity and greater vulnerability. Moreover, current housing is very expensive for poor families. In peri-urban Dhaka, for example, a 120 square foot shelter of bamboo mat, tin, bricks and mud, costs $1,500 - $3,000 for a family that typically makes $1,000 - $3,000 per year. And sub-standard building practices mean a family faces this cost every 2-4 years just to maintain their structure. Reach Global is supporting Equality & Opportunity Foundation to provide houses that are:
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