​Background History ​Background History of BASIC

Bangladesh Advance Student for Inter-relation Council (BASIC) is a non-profit, non-political voluntary development organization, established in January 2006 and working since the inception of the organization, it has been implementing integrated development projects/programmers with the poorer section of the community with particular focus to address the rights Indigenous community of children and women for bringing a positive change in their livelihood. Over time BASIC has gained experience and capacity by working on various development issues with technical and financial support from multifarious donors. It has gained a significant institutional competency to implement larger initiatives for achieving development objectives.

BASIC has a team of 35 staff and volunteers who are well qualified and experienced to project implementation of Disable people survey, Education, Health, Nutrition, livelihood, vulnerable group development & empowerment for wider adoption by its target beneficiaries, thus enabling them to attain improvement of livelihood standard.  The organization has so far been involving over 9,660 people through development initiatives presently being implemented.   

BASIC has experience in implementing income generation activities through off-farm and agro based technology transfer, including Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Livestock, home based IGA operated by women. BASIC has been working for women empowerment through involving them in different income earning activities and linked with micro finance for startup capital. It has also long working experience in building institutional capacity development of the rural and Indigenous community people to address social issues through collective efforts. Participatory approaches are being followed to identify issues and action-oriented program implemented to address these issues that hindered the process of their development.

BASIC strongly believes in target population concept for its basic development efforts in which the focus is the destitute and disadvantaged poor with emphasis on children and women. The organization follows regular monitoring, feedback, sharing experiences and immediate action for the successful implementation of the projects/ programmers.  It is dedicated to foster qualitative and quantitative improvement in the living standard of the target beneficiaries. 

BASIC has a policy to work in that area where the people are comparatively more vulnerable. Its programmers specially targeted to ensure its support to establish rights of the women, adolescent girls and children to remove social injustice and bring a society free from discrimination.