Location: Savar, Dhaka

Website: https://www.accessbangladesh.org/

Email: info@accessbangladesh.org

Mission and Vision: Ensure the empowerment of  persons with disabilities so that they can lead a better life and make contributions toward poverty alleviation in Bangladesh.

Mission: Mission Promote equality for persons with disabilities underprivileged and extremely poor people in all spheres of life, through education, health care, appropriate training, employment, communication, and barrier free environment.

Target population/beneficiaries:

  • Youth (Age between 18-35)
  • Women and children
  • Third gender
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Adivasi
  • Climate vulnerable population
  • Population in hard-to reach areas

Geographical coverage: Both (National and Sub-National)

Type and focus:

  • Not youth led but has youth centric programmes
  • Organization of Persons with Disabilities

Focus/areas of current programme:

  • Adivasi Rights and Development
  • Advocacy and Awareness Building
  • Employment
  • Gender Equality
  • Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Human Rights and Legal Aid Services
  • Humanitarian Response
  • Integrated Development
  • Quality education
  • Rights to children
  • Soft skills development programme
  • Vocational Education & Training and Skills Development
  • Women Empowerment

The main areas of the youth programme(s): Youth employment/job placement program

Title of the programme: Inclusion Work (IW) Project

Duration or time period: 2019-2022

Targeted beneficiaries:

  • Young Men (Age between 18-35)
  • Young Women (Age between 18-35)

Districts covered:

  • Dhaka
  • Gazipur
  • Narsingdi

Youth involvement: Actively/directly engaged in project design and conceptualization