Nongovernmental Organization

BRAC, formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, is a development organization dedicated to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor, and helping them to bring about positive change in their lives by creating opportunities. BRAC takes a multifaceted approach to poverty reduction, placing special emphasis on the social and financial empowerment of women, while also targeting grass-roots empowerment, health and education provision, farmer empowerment and inclusive financial services provision.