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have less opportunity for physical activity so; children are suffering from obesity, type 2 diabetes, insomnia and other diseases.  Lack of enough open space is one of the major reasons behind this. Children will get opportunity of physical activity by walking to school. Traffic congestion in Dhaka becomes the worst during school time. Congestion problem can be reduced by promoting walking. Because of poor walking condition people is discouraged to walk. Many children walk to school in Dhaka. It is important to develop ...
in Dhaka becomes the worst during school time. Walk to school rather than driving children to school can be a solution to the problem. A safe walking condition is necessary for it. To ensure a safe and convenient walking environment, it is important to engage children and community people with the process.  The issue has been seriously considered in the detailed area plan (DAP). A 2 days long workshop was organized engaging the children and community people of Rayerbazar on ...
for a Better Bangladesh Trust (a non-government organization working in Dhaka, Bangladesh) conducted a survey in 5 schools of Rayerbazar (a low income community) and found out that 95% students walk to school. Though there are problems like broken and uneven roads, excess speed of cars, garbage, water clogging, honking, even then they walk to school. They want sustainable solution to all these problems. With this demand 4 schools of Rayerbazar community, Ali Hossain Girls School, Dhanmondi Kachikantha High School, ...
On 16th March 2017, 11 AM, at VIP Lounge of National Press Club, Urban and Regional Department, BUET and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust jointly organized a view exchange meeting on ‘Actions to create Active and Safe Route to School’ and speakers expressed the above mentioned view there.  ...
On 1st March 2017, students of four schools (Ali Hossain Gorlss School, Dhanmondi kachikantha High School, Dhaka Ideal Cadet School and Alif Ideal Public School) organized an awareness campaign, supported by Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust, on “Call for action to Ensure Safe Walking to School". ...