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  1. 1. CPDP (PRESENTATION) TOPIC – BRAC NGO BY: VISHAL HASRAJANI - 130410111033 JAYANSHU GUNDANIYA - 130410111029 AKSHAY KURLI - 130410111005 BHAVIN PANDYA - 130410111014 VIVEK CHAUHAN - 130410111019
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • BRAC stands for Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee. • BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh, is the largest non-governmental development organization in the world, measured by the number of employees and the number of people it has helped
  3. 3. • Established by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed in 1972 soon after the independence of Bangladesh. • Its Headquarter is in DHAKA, • BANGLADESH. • BRAC is present in all 64 districts of Bangladesh as well as in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Haiti and The Philippines
  4. 4. • BRAC employs over 100,000 people, roughly 70 percent of whom are women, reaching more than 126 million people. The organization is 70-80% self-funded through a number of commercial enterprises that include a dairy and food project and a chain of retail handicraft stores called Aarong. BRAC maintains offices in 14 countries throughout the world, including BRAC USA and BRAC UK
  5. 5. What is unique about BRAC? • It is , its method of pulling people out of poverty. As one author has said, “BRAC’s idea was simple yet radical: bring together the poorest people in the poorest countries and teach them to read, think for themselves, pool their resources, and start their own businesses”. This is exactly what BRAC has done and is still doing in Bangladesh and ten other poverty- stricken countries around the world
  6. 6. • BRAC has organized the isolated poor and learned to understand their needs by finding practical ways to increase their access to resources, support their entrepreneurship and empower them to become agents of change. Women and girls have been the focus of BRAC’s anti-poverty approach; BRAC recognizes both their vulnerabilities and thirst for change
  7. 7. • In April 2009, Freedom from Want, a book that traces the evolution of BRAC by author Ian Smillie.
  8. 8. Mission & Vision → VISION OF BRAC. “ A world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential. ” → MISSION OF BRAC. “Our mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programmes that enable men and women to realize their potential.”
  9. 9. Objectives • Economic development BRAC’s Economic Development programme includes microcredit(small loans). Village Organizations provide loans to poverty groups. BRAC has reached out to those who, due to extreme poverty, cannot access microfinance. BRAC defines such people suffering from extreme poverty as the 'ultra poor', and has designed a programme customized for this group that combines subsidy with enterprise development training, healthcare, social development and asset transfer, eventually pulling the ultra poor into its mainstream microfinance programme.
  10. 10. • In addition to microfinance, BRAC provides enterprise training and support to its member borrowers. BRAC also has a number of commercial programmes that contribute to the sustainability of BRAC’s development programmes since returns from the commercial programmes are channeled back into BRAC’s development activities. These programmes include Aarong, a retail handicraft chain, BRAC Dairy and Food Project, and BRAC Salt.
  11. 11. • Education • BRAC’s Non-Formal Primary Education programme provides five-year primary education course in four years to poor, rural, disadvantaged children and drop- outs who cannot access formal schooling. • BRAC has set up centres for adolescents called Kishori Kendra that provide reading material and serve as a gathering place for adolescents where they are educated about issues sensitive to the Bangladeshi society
  12. 12. • BRAC University • The university was established by BRAC in 2001 under the Private University Act 1992. BRAC University had its first convocation in January 2006. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of BRAC University. • In 2011, Webometrics ranked this university first among private universities, fourth in Bangladesh and 76th in the Indian subcontinent in their World Universities Ranking based on electronic publication, scientific results and international activities
  13. 13. • Public health BRAC started providing public healthcare in 1972 with an initial focus on curative care through paramedics and a self-financing health insurance scheme. BRAC has implemented a program in which midwives are trained to work in the homes of women to ensure that births are as risk-free as possible. As of December 2007, 70,000 community health volunteers and 18,000 health workers have been trained and mobilized by BRAC to deliver door-to-door health care services to the rural poor.
  14. 14. • It has established 37 static health centres and a Limb and Brace Fitting Centre that provides low cost devices and services for the physically disabled.
  15. 15. • Social development • In 1996, BRAC started a programme in collaboration with the Ain O Shalish Kendra (ASK) and Bangladesh National Women Leader’s Association (BNWLA) to empower women to protect themselves from social discrimination and exploitation • The programme has two components: the Social Development component and the Human Rights and Legal Services component.
  16. 16. ↑ Child Rights Governance Assembly (CRGA)
  17. 17. • Disaster relief BRAC conducted one of the largest NGO responses to Cyclone Sidr which hit vast areas of the south-western coast in Bangladesh in mid-November 2007. BRAC distributed emergency relief materials, including food and clothing, to over 900,000 survivors, provided medical care to over 60,000 victims and secured safe supplies of drinking water. BRAC is now focusing on long-term rehabilitation, which will include agriculture support, infrastructure reconstruction and livelihood regeneration
  18. 18. BRAC has done many operations outside Bangladesh in countries such as Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan ,Tanzania Haiti, Philippines during natural disaster.
  19. 19. • “BRAC has done what few others have – they have achieved success on a massive scale, bringing life-saving health programs to millions of the world's poorest people. They remind us that even the most intractable health problems are solvable, and inspire us to match their success throughout the developing world.” – Bill Gates
  20. 20. • BRAC Awards • Gates Award for Global Health (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), 2004 • CGAP Financial Transparency Award, 2005 & 2006 • Independence Award (Shadhinata Puroshkar), 2007 • The Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, 2008 • Devex Top 40 Development Innovator, 2011 • #1 Nonprofit in International Microfinance (2012) • #1 in Top 100 Best NGOs in 2013 (2013)
  21. 21. • “Theglobaljournal.com” has awarded BRAC has the number one NGO service.
  22. 22. THANK YOU

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