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South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh (SAP-Bangladesh) is a national level NGO devoted to promote the socioeconomic condition of the poorer section of the community in Bangladesh since its inception in 1984. Initially South Asia Partnership (SAP) emerged as South Asia Partnership International (SAP-I) based in Canada and South Asia Partnership Bangladesh was one of the country offices of South Asia Partnership International. Later South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh has been independent as a national NGO in Bangladesh and registered under section 21 of Society Registration Act, 1860; NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh; and Micro Credit Regulatory Authority of Bangladesh.
SAP-Bangladesh is one of the key actors in the NGO development efforts in Bangladesh, working for building the capacity of small and mid level NGOs and promote rural development in Bangladesh by implementing the pro-poor projects. It began its operation in Bangladesh in 1984 as a funding agency for local NGOs who were not capable of attracting funding from donors on their own competence. Realizing the fact over the years, SAP-Bangladesh expanded its support to include capacity building in the form of training and other technical supports in order to help these NGOs to meet the needs of the people and operate development programs more efficiently. In the last 37 years, SAP-Bangladesh provided technical and financial support to more than 350 NGOs which have field operation programs in 37 districts in Bangladesh. SAP-Bangladesh implemented different development programs since its inception covering 37 districts such as Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Rangpur, Gaibandha, Bogra, Chapainawabganj, Rajshahi, Natore, Sirajganj, Jamalpur, Pabna, Rajbari, Jhenaidah, Jessore, Narail, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Shariatpur, Barisal, Khulna, Bagerhat, Perojpur, Satkhira, Patuakhali, Barguna, Sylhet, Brahmanbaria, Dhaka, Narayanganj, Munshiganj,
Vision of SAP-BD :
SAP-Bangladesh envisions a sustainable, empowered and pluralistic Bangladesh where human rights are protected, the poor live in dignity, peace and hope, and everyone has access to healthcare, education, and all necessary public services.
Mission of SAP-BD :
SAP-Bangladesh believes in sustainable livelihoods development of the poor, that can be achieved through long-term and holistic approaches to program implementation. The process of poverty reduction can be enhanced through strengthening the capacity of local government and civil society Page 4 of 41 organizations. SAP-Bangladesh strategically designs integrated programs to address the specific needs of the poor focusing remote, costal, and other disadvantaged areas in Bangladesh by taking into account the capabilities of the community people and associated stakeholders. SAP-Bangladesh makes ‘right based’ as well as ‘service oriented’ approaches to development that enhance the sense of ownership and responsibility among the program participants and lead to program sustainability. Organizational changes through creative initiatives, innovations, and review of the programs are a continuous process based on past learning and upcoming opportunities.