What We Do?

South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh (SAP-Bangladesh) is a national NGO devoted to promote the socio-economic condition of the poorer section of the community in Bangladesh since its inception in 1984. The organization 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 as a funding agency for local NGOs who were not capable of attracting funding from donors on their own competence. In the last twenty five years, SAP-Bangladesh provided technical and financial supports to more than 350 NGOs which have field operations in 34 districts in Bangladesh.


SAP-Bangladesh was involved in development activities in collaboration with local NGOs. Apart from this, it directly implemented 21 projects/ programs in Patuakhali, Barguna, Bagerhat, Sirajgonj, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat and Dhaka districts. The experiences gained from the directly implemented projects were widely used in partnership projects and the experience gained from the partnership projects were also widely used in the directly implemented projects.