Ghashful has begun its development journey with the relief works during the year 1972. With a keen philanthropic motive and devotion towards building a better nation, Samsunnahar Rahman Paran started the initiative aiming to empower the poor and marginalised through various social development programs focusing on women and children to bring in growth and equality in the economy.
In 1978 Ghashful got the registration as development organisation and started health and education program to achieve its basic objective in slum area of Chittagong city. Gradually the organisation expanded in different field of Health, Education, Micro Finance, and Governance etc. From the inception year GHASHFUL always operated in partnership with donor or similar organisation that provided financial support as well as technical assistance. It focuses and emphasises on participations and involvement of children, youths, women & men irrespective of class, culture, colours, religion and creed in its development ventures surrounding national priority sectors like micro credit, micro enterprise, women’s empowerment, technical and vocational education, green energy, child development etc.
Ghashful believes in some core values which inspire the member and staff always working with the spirit are mutual respect, honesty and transparency, patriotism and respect for own culture, sincerity, commitment, mutual cooperation, spontaneity, equity and empathy.
Organisational Focal Person for the SDG Platform
Mr. Mofizur Rahman
Deputy Director (Admin & HR)
Communication Focal Person for the SDG Platform
S. M. Mamunur Rashid
Mailing Address: 438 Mehadibag, Chittagong
Phone: +88 031-2858613, 031-2868768
Fax: +88 031 2858629