Sanctuary for kites in the city

  • Rafid Hoque Sawad has built an Abhayashram, or sanctuary for animals and birds on the rooftop of his home in Old Dhaka’s Nazira Bazar. He takes care of the injured and sick animals and birds after collecting them through his YouTube channel and Facebook page named Doggo Sage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rafid Hoque Sawad has built an Abhayashram, or sanctuary for animals and birds on the rooftop of his home in Old Dhaka’s Nazira Bazar. He takes care of the injured and sick animals and birds after collecting them through his YouTube channel and Facebook page named Doggo Sage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sick and injured kites at Rafid Hoque Swad’s rooftop sanctuary in Dhaka’s Nazira Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sick and injured kites at Rafid Hoque Swad’s rooftop sanctuary in Dhaka’s Nazira Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An eagle at Rafid Hoque Swad’s rooftop sanctuary for kites two days after its rescue. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An eagle at Rafid Hoque Swad’s rooftop sanctuary for kites two days after its rescue. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An intimacy develops between Rafid Hoque Swad and sick or injured kites at his rooftop sanctuary. He frees the birds after their recovery. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An intimacy develops between Rafid Hoque Swad and sick or injured kites at his rooftop sanctuary. He frees the birds after their recovery. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rafid Hoque Swad pats an injured eagle at his rooftop sanctuary. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rafid Hoque Swad pats an injured eagle at his rooftop sanctuary. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rafid Hoque Swad, a BBA student of ULAB, feeds sick or injured kites at his rooftop sanctuary. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rafid Hoque Swad, a BBA student of ULAB, feeds sick or injured kites at his rooftop sanctuary. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rafid Hoque Swad feeds an injured and sick eagle, which was rescued two days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rafid Hoque Swad feeds an injured and sick eagle, which was rescued two days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove