Location: Mohammadpur, Dhaka

Website: www.bastob.org

Email: bastobbangladesh@gmail.com

Mission and Vision:

VISION BASTOB envisions a peaceful society where disadvantaged people are self-reliant and capable of solving their own problems.

MISSION STATEMENT BASTOB’s Mission is to ensure socio-economic development and self-reliance of the people while being consistent with organizational sustainability. BASTOB is committed to follow the ideals of people’s participation, institution building, human rights, gender equality, promotion of culture and care for the environment, poverty alleviation and people’s sustainability in achieving its goals.  Taking into consideration the fact that development work is a challenging job which requires the combined efforts of many participants involved in the process, BASTOB always encourages partnership and networking with government and like-minded organizations.  BASTOB has been blessed with experienced, energetic, and dynamic workers and members who are committed to achieving its goals. It believes in people’s capacity and creativity, and also in participatory management and it is committed to ensure participation at every level.

Target population/beneficiaries:

  • Climate vulnerable population
  • Migrants
  • Policy makers, Women and children
  • Population in hard-to reach areas
  • Senior Citizen (60+ years)
  • Youth (Age between 18-35)

Geographical coverage: National level

Type and focus: Not youth led but has youth centric programmes

Focus/areas of current programme:

  • Advocacy and Awareness Building
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Community Empowerment
  • Employment
  • Environment, Climate Change, and Disaster Management
  • Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Humanitarian Response
  • Integrated Development
  • Microfinance
  • Quality education
  • Rights to children, Gender Equality
  • Soft skills development programme
  • Vocational Education & Training and Skills Development
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Women Empowerment

The main areas of the youth programme(s): Youth entrepreneurship development

Title of the programme (1): Enrich

Duration or time period: Started in 2014 and continuing

Targeted beneficiaries:

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

Districts covered: Cox’s Bazar

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

Government Ministries and/or Departments involved: Others (PKSF)