Bangladesh Integrated Social Advancement Programme ( BISAP)

Chattogram, Bangladesh
Joined May 2020

Development of Programs, Project and Proposal, Design interventions and support in implementation. Policy formulation, Partnership Development and Management with GO, NGOs and CBOs. Development

Presence in: Bangladesh
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights

Development Motto of BISAP: Unity, Faith, Work & Discipline.

Emergence of BISAP:  BISAP is the acronym of “Bangladesh Integrated Social Advancement Programme”. It is a non-political, non-profitable, secular and non-government development organization. It came into existence in 1989 in response to the felt-needs of the area of the poor and hard core people, especially problems of endemic poverty, ill-health which manifest in landlessness, unemployment, illiteracy, malnutrition and vulnerability to frequent natural disaster, by the active initiative of local social workers, philanthropists and educationists with a view to alleviating poverty through empowerment, education and resource mobilization for improving their life and livelihood and innovating appropriate development strategies to lead the programme towards sustainability.

Legal Status: BISAP is registered with NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of Bangladesh under Foreign Donation (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Rules, 1978 having Reg. No. FDO/R -659   dated 22.10.1992.

Mission of BISAP: BISAP works with the poor communities in order to improve socio-economic status, promote gender equality and bring positive changes in the society through close collaboration with government line departments, local government and administration, civil societies, NGOs, private sectors, development partners and other stakeholders.

Vision of BISAP: BISAP looking for a poverty free society where human rights and social justice be promoted, local capacity built, eliminated gender discrimination and reduced climate change vulnerability.