Introduction of the Organization:
Garib Unnayan Sangstha (GUS) at a glance:
Kurigram district is a neglected and underdeveloped area of northern Bangladesh. The major rivers of the country, including the Brahmaputra and the Jamuna are Sixteen rivers flowing across a vast area in the northeast of this district,As a result, floods,rivers breaks and other disasters have always accompanied the people of the district. Almost every years due to floods, rivers breaks, manga, storm surge and tornadoes Thousands of families are landless, homeless without help, Due to inadequate communication and disaster.The people of this region are deprived of all basic needs. Industrial factories are not at area.Other businesses have not at area. As a result, no local employment opportunity was created here.The only way of life here is agriculture. But agriculture does not have a full years works of employment. Moreover, natural disasters, especially floods, river breaks, droughts and torrents of thunderstorms are frequent here. A class of people at the opportunity of poverty in the area The mercantile business is busy. Poor people are less likely to receive services in education, health and other In this way, the locals are suffering from loss of performance And while being absorbed in the more population and superstition, The position of women in society is very pathetic, they are victims of all family discrimination and fanaticism. Besides there are various types of physical and mental torture. including lack of employment and fair wages. Religious dogma superstition has deprived women of all rights. Some progressive youths/young people on February 12-1998 In order to establish good governance, including the rights of the poor women in the area By organizing poor people As a Community Base'd Organization (CBO). The Garib Unnayan Sangstha(GUS) was established. Non-profit, non-political, voluntary and social welfare organizations The company subsequently received registration from the Department of Social Services in the 2001. Aimed at the socio-economic development of poor people Initiated and do implemented various development programs. After receiving his registration from the NGO Affairs Bureau in the 2006. In order to promote the socio-economic development of poor people in area By expanding various development programs.The organization is currently conducting various social services activities including humanitarian assistance, education, health, agriculture, advocacy with the help of various donor organizations in Kurigram, Rangpur, Gaibanda, and Jamalpur districts in Bangladesh.
But the amount of humanitarian assistance is far less than the needs of people in the area.