About US

OUR IDENTITY

Twenty Eight Years Journey

Since its inception in 1992, BAKERGONJ FORUM has gradually grown as an organization to break the cycle of poverty. In our constant effort, we have achieved  a new feat every year: implementing development projects, increasing volunteer involvement and our many supporting projects none of which would have been possible with the support of our Target groups, partners, sponsor parents, volunteers and community leader. So, in our 28th year, we have made a small effort to share our journey with you and  let you be our judge.

Foundation

BAKERGONJ FORUM is a nonprofit and non-political national NGO, founded in 1992 with a mission to promote human rights and devote for socio-economic development of the underprivileged, marginalized and hard-to-reach people. Since the inception, the organization has implemented various programs and programs for Humanitarian Response, Community Development, Skills Training,WASH, Eye health services, Microfinance and  more.

Legal status

BAKERGONJ FORUM is registered with The Department of Social Services (DSS), NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh government and  Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA)

Sl.

Regt. Authority

Date of Regt.

Regt. No.

I)

NGO Affairs Bureau

10/10/2010

2602

       

II)

Department of Social Services (DSS)

24/02/2004

Bari-1102

I11)

Micro Credit Regulatory Authority

22/01/2013

0983-00016-00682

Motto

Super happiness for all

Vision

Our vision is Bangladesh as a peaceful and just society where all people live with dignity and achieve fulfillment.

Mission 

To develop appropriate and sustainable solutions and delivery of humanitarian and development interventions for vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Bangladesh through collaborative engagements to enable them to live in dignity and independence.

Core Values and Operating Principles

BAKERGONJ FORUM  is committed to four core values of:

  • Diversity-Care and respect for all people.
  • Inclusion- Mainstreaming the marginalized people
  • Equity-Maintain equity in Society
  • Integrity –Demonstrate dependability, honesty, loyalty and good judgment.

Our action is guided by four operating principles:

  • Innovation- Create space for learning by encouraging research and creativity
  • Quality-Achieve excellence in every action
  • Accountability- Implements its activities in transparent way and accountable to its program participants
  • Sustainability- Target long term sustainable impact

Strategic Objectives

BAKERGONJ FORUM has set up the following four strategic objectives for July 2019 to June 2024 periods to support the mission and vision of the organization:

01:To increase organizational capacity to become capable for quality management and institutional governance of   BAKERGONJ FORUM  for integrated development program.

02: To strengthen and expand renewable energy base quality services and social business model for environment friendly economic sustainability of community and the institution.

03: To increase income of the poor people with development of groups, awareness raising, accumulating savings and credit supports.

04: To empower poor people economically for sustainable livelihood of individual or group of poor people to live in the family and society in improved living condition.

05: To empower poor and discriminated people for establishing their rights to access to public resources and services for their improved life with dignity and respect in the society.

Organizational governance

As per constitution, 22 members of BAKERGONJ FORUM General Committee hold the highest authority to approve annual plan and budget, annual report and audit report through Annual General Meeting (AGM). An Executive Committee (EC) comprising 07 members is elected by General Members for three years period. Secretary General  works as the chief executive  of the organization and designated as Executive Director

Name of Persons

Designation

Profession

Md.Anisur Rahman

Chairman

Social Worker

Md. Abdur Rahim

Vice-chairman

Business

Md. Shah Alam Howlader

 Secretary General

Founder Executive Director

Nahid Sultana

Finance Secretary

Social Worker

Md.Masud Alam 

Executive Member

Social Worker

Dr.Rubina Akter

Executive Member

Social Worker

Anisur Rahman Faruk

Executive Member

Social Worker


Recognition

On 20th November-2017 visited Countess of Waxes Sophie Helen Trustee of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust,UK & British High Commissioner Ms Alison Blake to our cascade training program for recognition.

Bekaergonj  Forum(BGF) Received Award 2nd position for special contribution on Guti Urea Extension-2010  &  1st position 2012 from  IFDC,US-Aid & Agriculture Extension Department of Govt. of the peoples republic of Bangladesh. Award Handovered by the City Mayor of Barisal Adv.Sowkat Hossain Hiron.

On 20th November-2017 visited Sophie Helen Trustee of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond  Jubilee Trust, UK to our cascade training training program at Fultala,Barisal Sadar.Barisal.

Countess of  Waxes  Sophie Helen with Executive Director Cascade Training at Barisal  &          

Executive Director of BGF Award Received from City Mayor of Barisal Adv.Sowkat Hossain Hiron & IFDC Team leader.   

 

Our Bankers:

Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, Janata Bank Ltd. Sonali Bank Ltd.