KOTHOWAIN ( Vulnerable Peoples Development Organisation)

Unverified non-profit organisation

KOTHOWAIN (Vulnerable People’s Development Organization) is a Bangladeshi NGO that works on issues of poverty, literacy, social and political conflict, cultural identity, and human rights violations among the indigenous peoples in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

The organization aims to develop the socio-economic conditions of the most vulnerable and underprivileged people in the area, striving to build the capacity of the local communites to manage and implement projects in a sustainable manner and to have a voice in decision making.

KOTHOWAIN prioritizes human rights, livelihood, climate change, education and conservation as well as adolescent and youth development, empowerment and employment.



Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Bangladesh National Youth Council; Chittagong Hill Tracts Women Networks Foundation; Bangladesh Tripura Kallyan Sangsad, Bandarban Hill District Girls Not Brides-UK; AWID; GYSD;

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Bangladesh

Global issues

Community development; Education and training; Environment and climate change; Gender...show all (5)