(Unverified non-profit organisation)

BRAC, formerly known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, was established as a relief and rehabilitation organisation in 1972 by Mr. Fazle Hasan Abed. Over the years BRAC has gradually evolved into a large and multifaceted development organisation with the twin objectives of the alleviation of poverty and the empowerment of the poor.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

100 million - 1,000 million

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Bangladesh

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Education and training; all (5)