Tag: Bangladesh

€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 400,000 people crossing the border into Bangladesh. Around 60% of them are children. Many lack the basics they need for survival—including food, water and shelter. These people are staying in registered camps, makeshift settlements and host communities around Cox’s Bazar. They join roughly 300,000 Rohingya people who were already living along the border. 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... Read more