MYMENSINGH, BANGLADESH { 18 images } Created 7 Nov 2015

All of the residents of Horijon Polli, a slum in Mymensingh are from the low-caste Hindu sweeper community. The community are ostracised from wider society and there are very few employment opportunities for them beyond cleaning. Oxfam are building a latrine block in Horijon Polli and are working with partners NGO Forum to support residents. With little state-support, Oxfam are working to increase the capacity of Horijon Polli residents to respond to disasters like flooding to which their neighbourhood is susceptible.
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