Society Development Committee

Vision

To establish an exploitation and poverty-free society, where justice, good governance, gender-equality and environment concerns will prevail.

Mission

Not relief, but release the potential of the disadvantaged rural communities by ensuring their active participation in resource management towards their sustainable socio-economic development.

Goal

To develop socio-economic status of the poor and extreme poor in view of poverty reduction and livelihood development through systemic management of resources with the emphasis of women empowerment.

About Us

Respective Partners

Program

Micro-Finance program of SDC:

Micro-Finance program is the core of all programs/projects operated by SDC. This program is operated through 91 branches in 13 districts.

Projects

Vulnerable Group Development (VGD):

VGD program is the largest social safety net program of the government of Bangladesh that exclusively targets ultra-poor households. The aim of this project is to improve the socio-economic status of women who are poor, distressed, disadvantaged and not directly connecting to regular income for family.

Compost Research and Training Center (CRTC):

CRTC an integrated waste management project, jointly supported by Practical Action Bangladesh and Faridpur Municipality, funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UKAID. SDC has been assigned to take over the operating authority of the project for five years (2016-2021).

Elderly Program of PKSF:

SDC with the technical and financial support of PKSF has been executing “Elderly Program” following the National Elderly Policy2013 of Govt. since 01 July 2017.The principal objective of the program is to ensure a dignified, poverty free, healthy, active and safe social life for elderly section of our nation. By the end of June,2021 SDC has provided support of monthly allowance to 91persons, funeral cost for 60 persons, 2 best father award and

Message from the Desk of Executive Director

It is my pleasure to share that we have developed our web site with modern version. Many of our stakeholders, partners, donors and customers are interested to know about us. This web site would be the best way of learning us. Anyone have an access in this web site to know about our activity photos, case studies, annual reports, vacancy notice, detail information of different programs, awards, development partners, working areas, registration authority etc. We know that `Information is power’ and this website will empower our viewer to collect maximum information. This web site will also meet our mandate of `RTI Act 2009’ disclosure policy. At present SDC is implementing Microfinance Program largely but also implement programs like Waste Management, Food security, Agriculture development, Sustainable Livelihood, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health Intervention and Social Businesses. I acknowledge the contribution of all SDC staffs in developing and updating the site and also like to express my gratitude to our development partners and well-wishers for providing their valuable feedbacks, advices and guidelines in this regard.

Kazi Ashraful Hassan
Executive Director (ED)

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