Successful Since 2000

SRDS is governed by a Board of Trustees comprising leading actors from the humanitarian sector in Bangladesh. Its programs run by a Management Committee consisted of senior staff members. Regular coordination meetings are held involving management and supervisory staff from across SRDS.

About SRDS

SRDS (Shetu Rural Development Society) is a Non-Government and Non- profitable development Organization in the northern part of Bangladesh. It is in Rangpur District under Rangpur Division. SRDS has been working since 2000 to develop the disadvantaged and underprivileged people of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Faridpur, Rajbari, Panchagarh, Rajshahi, Nilphamary and Lalmonirhat Districts.

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Non-Profit Organization

Shetu Rural Development Society (SRDS), a non-government and non-profit organization works with local organizations to improve the well-being of poor and marginalized communities, through increasing their voices, capacities, the realization of their fundamental rights and demand-driven institutional responsiveness. SRDS believes in equal rights of all human beings and therefore, is working for upholding the dignity of socially excluded and marginalized people. SRDS is dedicated to mainstreaming gender in its operation in terms of participation, capacity and programmatic focus. It is one of the largest national non-governmental organizations in Bangladesh providing grants and capacity building support for human rights and good governance.  MJF’s programs are conceptually and strategically consistent with the relevant provisions of the Constitution of Bangladesh, as well as Perspective Plan 2011-2021, Vision 2021; the National Integrity Strategy (2012); the Seventh Five Year Plan (2016-2020); and the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.

Global Affairs

This is a five-year project, funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The Project will focus on advancing women’s leadership by strengthening women’s organizations at the local level.