Human rights and Environmental Action Development (HEAD)

Unverified non-profit organisation

Human rights and Environmental Action Development (HEAD) Is a non-profiteering, non- government rights based organization. Formally formed in 2008 with the sincere efforts of some dedicated social young workers with the objectives of assisting the disadvantaged people towards developing their social, cultural and human resource in establishing a better livelihood.

HEAD started its joinery with a commitment to defend human rights of most vulnerable marginalize minority people and indigenous community. HEAD founded and started long term intervention to unite the minority people and make them aware to claim their rights in the society and the state. During this period HEAD was recognized as renowned human rights organization and continue to fight to promote equal rights of minority people and indigenous community are living in Satkihira district. The organization aims at social development through mobilization of the rural poor, who are the active and vital part in bringing social change.

Working area: 1. Establishing Human rights, 2. Practicing Democratic Governance, 3. Developing livelihoods for Food Security, 4. Climate Change Protection & Adaptation fro next Generation, 5. Ending Social irregularities and Gender based violence.

Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

500,000 - 1 million

Participant in relevant networks

International Youth Foundation (IYF) Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) JuboUnnayan Adhidaaptor Xaviran Fathers Association Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Alliance Against Hunger & Malnutrition (AAHM) Association for Land Reform & Development (ALRD) ATSEC Bangladesh Chapter Actionaid Bangladesh

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Bangladesh

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Disasters all (14)

Business sectors

Agriculture and livestock; Aquaculture; Community and social services; Forestry; all (5)


Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2016; Bangladesh: Tropical all (3)