Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)

Unverified non-profit organisation

BRAC is a large and multifaceted development organisation with the twin objectives of alleviation of poverty and empowerment of the poor. BRAC works with people whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty, illiteracy, disease, and other handicaps. BRAC promotes income generation for the poor, mostly landless rural people of Bangladesh, through a variety of micro-credit, health, education and training programmes.


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About this organisation

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: 5 countries (show) Americas: Haiti; United States Asia: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Pakistan; Sri Lanka Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Community development; Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Education and training; all (6)