Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2015
This description of Salina Akhter's work was prepared when Salina Akhter was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2015.
Salina is achieving equity in access to elderly housing and care in Bangladesh, by tying the needs of high income and low-income communities. Through an innovative cross-subsidy financial model, her network of care- centers ensures that provides safe, dignified and quality housing and care services for the elderly and disabled from different socio-economic backgrounds.
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