General information on Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the poorest and most densely populated countries in the world. The country is affected by repeated natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods. Due to political unrest, the people of Bangladesh suffer further. Poverty is widespread and the number of abandoned children is high. SOS Children's Villages has been working in the country since 1973 and provides support for families by offering them child-care, education, vocational training and medical care.