Tag: Bangladesh

Continuing our commitment to protect Rohingya refugee children and families

February 5, 2018

More than half a million Rohingya people have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Bangladesh since last August, in what the United Nations calls the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world. In September the IKEA Foundation gave Save the Children a €1 million grant to provide relief items as well as education and protection […] Read more

€1 million grant to Save the Children will help Rohingya children fleeing violence in Myanmar

September 19, 2017

The IKEA Foundation has granted Save the Children €1 million to help Rohingya children who have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Violence that erupted on 25 August in Myanmar has led to 600,000 people crossing the border into Bangladesh. Around 60% of them are children. Many lack the basics they need for survival—including food, water […] Read more

Empowering women in Asia with IKEA Foundation scholarships

May 13, 2013

This Saturday, 31 young women who have received a scholarship from the IKEA Foundation will graduate with a university degree from the Asian University for Women (AUW). They are among the university’s first graduating class of 138 women from across Asia, who have spent the past four years not only studying hard for a degree […] Read more

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