Author: lawalsh

Quaking in Bangladesh on January 4th, 2016

This morning at 5am the earth moved, waking and quaking us from our slumber. Fortunately it was centered in India, so the impact here in Bangladesh was less. Still we were awakened until the shaking stopped. A few items tumbled from their places at my house, but other than this all remained relatively intact and…

Customer Service – Building and Maintaining Relationships

In Bangladesh, one of the areas that is hugely lacking is customer service.  This is due in part to the excessive regulations that exist in every industry.  For example,  if I open a mobile postpaid account with company xyz they will take a copy of my passport, a photo, thumb print and I must fill…

An American Education in Bangladesh

Since 1972 when American International School Dhaka (AISD) opened its doors, Dhaka residents in Bangladesh have had an American education option for the children. Since then, Dhaka has grown and today AISD runs at its full capacity and maintains a waiting list of hopeful students until a spot becomes available for them. The same is…