BASTOB – Initiative for People’s Self-Development is a Non-profit, Non-political Voluntary Development Organization founded by a group of committed social activists on 4th July, 1997 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
BASTOB is registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau, under the Prime Minister’s Office Societies Act under the Registered of Joint Stock Companies and with Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA).
BASTOB is working with 61,046 disadvantaged families in 9 Districts, 34 Sub-districts, 140 Unions/Municipalities, 1780 Villages/ Wards of Bangladesh with its 65 branch offices and 369 staffs.
As a voluntary development organization for achieving the societal vision and mission of the organization, BASTOB has been implementing various social and economic development programmes, projects and activities to bring positives changes in the lives of the people following its strategies and core values.
Su-Chala has completed its 7 years of activities with working children. At present there are 32 boys and girls who are getting stipends. Each student gets Tk. 500/- per month for study study contingency and yearly Tk. 800/- for school dress and books. All the children are selected from BASTOB’S project areas and mostly from Keraniganj and