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Help Trans communities in Bangladesh

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Second wave of the pandemic is raging through South Asia. Transgender/Hijra/Koti communities in Bangladesh have lost employment, living in isolation, many are homeless since they are unable to pay rent. 

Trans/Hijra/Koti community are facing severe isolation. Many have lost employment  in beauty parlors, entertainment and service sector owing to the second wave and lockdowns in Dhaka. Ms Joya Sikder and her colleagues at Somporker Noya Setu are putting their lives on the risk in order to work with community members, providing them with basic food provisions, masks, and emergency rental provisions. 

Please join our team in supporting this crucial life saving work. Contribute now, and we will provide you with periodic updates & videos of the work. 


  • Diya Bose
    • $30 
    • 1 yr
  • Kacen Callender
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $30 
    • 3 yrs
  • Stephanie Hsu
    • $50 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $20 
    • 3 yrs

Fundraising team: Joya Sikder, Ali Asgar, and Debanuj (2)

Debanuj DasGupta
Santa Barbara, CA
Tara Asgar
Team member

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