Strategic Partnership Agreement


The majority of BRAC’s work is in Bangladesh. BRAC have been delivering successful programmes since 1972 and grown to become the largest development organisation in the world. Its low cost, innovative solutions to the daily problems facing poor families have been scaled up to reach every village in Bangladesh.

BRAC provides more than just microfinance. The microfinance groups are used as a social platform to deliver scaled-up services in health, education, business development and livelihood support. These are all critical components needed to ensure that poor people can break the cycle of poverty.

BRAC has won numerous international awards for turning problems into successful solutions.

The majority of its staffs is in Bangladesh, with the headquarters in Dhaka, the national capital.

Scaling up in Asia and Africa

BRAC has substantial operations in a growing number of Asian and African countries. It works in countries where a major impact is achievable on reducing poverty and improving livelihoods.

Since 2002, BRAC has been using its experience to energise and accelerate poverty alleviation efforts in other countries. It delivers microfinance, health, education, agriculture and livestock services based on their integrated approach in Bangladesh.

BRAC’s programmes can be scaled up quickly to a national level and are low cost, effective and adaptable.

Asian and African staff

BRAC directly recruits and trains local staff to deliver and manage its programmes.

However, specialist managers from BRAC in Bangladesh are posted internationally for quality control and south-south knowledge exchange.

BRAC CFPR-TUP(Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction: Targeting the Ultra Poor) programme model was replicated in the following countries: Ethiopia, Honduras, Peru, Ghana, Yemen, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Haiti.


Where We Work

BRAC Country Map