Bangladesh Association for Social Advancement (BASA) is a non-governmental,non-political, non-profitable, non-political development organization established in 1991 with the objective to empower the distressed, underprivileged; especially the deprived and vulnerable people and to improve their quality of life. Accordingly, organization emphasizes on non-directive, bottom up and people’s participatory development approach and working strategy. Since its inception organization focused on capacity building through training, providing basic education, poverty alleviation through micro credit operation, food security, water & sanitation, health & hygiene promotion, addressing environment & climate change issues for sustainable development. Over the years of its operations, BASA also established working relationship with various government agencies and international partners through its outstanding performance. After years of development actions, the programmes are now in operation in 20 districts convening various reverence areas os Bangladesh including hill districts sandy clits, plain land etc. These programmes include more than 100000 primary beneficiaries. BASA maintains it’s Head Office in Dhaka while seventy (70) local offices spread across the Upazillas and Villages of working areas. Over 550 dedicated and committed staff are currently working in the Head and Branch Offices. Bangladesh Association for Social Advancement (BASA) aspires for a society free from poverty, oppression and deprivation through self-actualization and resource mobilization where every individual will be able to live in peace and communal harmony by enjoying the rightful share of the resources belonging to the society.
A socially and economically developed and peaceful society, free from all kinds of discriminations and repressions where people live with dignity, security and respect for each other.
To create a positive and sustainable socio-economic change in the lives of the poor and disadvantaged, particularly women, indigenous people and persons with disability through micro-finance supported by various social development programmes and services.
Prime objective of BASA is to develop the socio –economic conditions of the targeted beneficiaries through execution of their decision and using untapped local resources, participation in development activities and fulfillment of their legitimate rights.
BASA strongly believes that values are the foundations on which an organization stands. On the other hand values establish moral and ethical priorities, which serve to guide all organizational activities. The organizational principles, standards and qualities are reflected through practicing these values.
• Secular and democratic environment
On going Project Of BASA
Empower youth by strengthening life and technical skills in Kapasia Upazila of Gazipur district of Bangladesh
From January 2019
Yes Centre skill development program
From March, 2018
WASH project, Shakhipur, Tangail
WASH4UrbanPoor project, Shakhipur, Tangail
Economic Enhancement through Strengthening Beef and Goat Market System, Shakhipur .
Promoting Agricultural Commercialization and Enterprises (PACE) project.
August, 2016- July, 2019
Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households Towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH
Till Now(Kapasia Two Union)