On April 3, 2012, the World Bank announced the “Imagining Our Future Together” art exhibition competition for young artists (those born after 1975) to submit samples of their work to be included…

World Bank South Asia |

Saleha Begum was determined. Over the last couple of years, a number of children in her village had tragically died, their families left behind shocked and shattered. Memories were all that…

Naomi Ahmad |

According to the United Nations, this child will be born in India, and statistically should be a girl. But many of India’s girls are going missing at birth, because of parents’ desire to have boys…

Michal Rutkowski |

On September 17th 2011, six youth delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka met for the first time in Washington D.C to attend the ‘World Bank & IMF Annual…

Tashmina Rahman |

I can still remember making a speech about “Experience is the best teacher, ” when I was 14 years old and didn't have much of experience about life and the world. I think the 168 hours or so…

Keshavi Puswewala |

A huge thanks to everyone who participated in the Annual Meeting South Asia Youth Delegates competition! With so many fascinating and well qualified applicants, it was truly difficult to narrow…

Joe Qian |

Update: The participants have been announced! Thank you so much for the overwhelming interest and applications that you've sent. If you were not selected,  we will continue to work together…

Joe Qian |

Poor sanitation has devastating—often overwhelming—consequences. As sanitation advocate Rose George writes in “Why there’s a Sanitation Crisis and What We Can Do About It, ” the health, social,…

Craig Kullmann |

“Jante Chai, ” which means ‘want to know’ in Bengali – is a project that connects university students with underprivileged street children with the goal of mutually enriching their lives. My…

Kaori Oshima, Afra Rahman Chowdhury |