About Ayeleen

Ayeleen still remembes her first encounter with tigers as a child at a conservation park. She was only 6 and ever since then she had dreamt of having a pet tiger. The Wild Rickshaw Challenge gives the challengers an opportunity to do our part to help conserve these majestic creatures in their natural habitat and also work with the local communities to achieve positive social change. She hopes her children can also experience these beautiful creatures. The Southern parts of Bangladesh are unexplored and extremely beautiful and what better way to explore the world's longest beach, the Bay of Bengal and the deep mangroves than on a traditional rickshaw. Ayeleen was raised in Karachi, Pakistan and is currently living with her husband in Dhaka, Bangladesh, working in development.

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A Wild Wild Journey

Imagine a shopkeeper in rural Bangladesh in the coastal regions of Cox’s Bazar, having his morning cha at a stall on a mud brick road overlooking the paddy fields. Now imagine the look on his face, shocked and confused, as he sees a line of 10 brightly painted rickshaws being pulled and pushed by 20 […]

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