Thirty 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 30th year, we have made a small effort to share our journey with you and let you be our judge.
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.
BAKERGONJ FORUM is registered with The Department of Social Services (DSS), NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh government and Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA)
Date of Regt.
NGO Affairs Bureau
Department of Social Services (DSS)
Micro Credit Regulatory Authority
Super happiness for all
Our vision is Bangladesh as a peaceful and just society where all people live with dignity and achieve fulfillment.
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
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.
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
Md. Abdur Rahim
Md. Shah Alam Howlader
Founder Executive Director
Anisur Rahman Faruk
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.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, Janata Bank Ltd. Sonali Bank Ltd.