May 29, 2024

Empowering Coastal Communities Through Resilient Homestead And Livelihood Support To The Vulnerable Coastal People Of Bangladesh (RHL) Initiative Kicks Off In Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar

    A significant step towards empowering vulnerable coastal communities was taken on May 29, 2024 with the Resilient Homestead and Livelihood Support to the Vulnerable Coastal People of Bangladesh (RHL) Inception Workshop held at the Upazila Parishad Auditorium in Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. This pioneering initiative, funded by the Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and implemented …

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March 17, 2024

Celebrating the 104th Birthday of Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Today, the BASTOB Initiative for People’s Self Development joined hands with Microcredit Regulatory Authority and other NGOs to pay homage to the great leader, Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on his 104th birthday.   The program was held at House 32, Dhanmondi, where people from all walks of life gathered to commemorate the remarkable life and …

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March 4, 2024

Goethe – Tagore Academy (GTA) Annual Sports Day 2024

On 29th February 2024, The Goethe-Tagore Academy (GTA) witnessed a vibrant display of athleticism and cultural expression during its Annual Sports Day 2024, held under the supervision of the BASTOB Initiative for People’s Self Development. Thirty-three students actively participated in the day’s festivities, showcasing their talents and fostering a spirit of sportsmanship in a meticulously …

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February 14, 2024

BASTOB Showcases Sustainable Microenterprise Products at Suponno Somahar 2024

From February 8th to 10th, 2024, BASTOB proudly participated in the Suponno Somahar: Environment-Friendly Microenterprise Fair 2024, organized by PKSF (Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation). This event served as a platform for microenterprises to showcase their environmentally conscious products and initiatives. BASTOB, committed to sustainable development and empowering micro-entrepreneurs, showcased its range of products across different stalls, …

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December 11, 2022

BRAC-SDC Social Cohesion Fund for Cox’s Bazar

Partnership Reinforcement for Integrated Skills Enhancement (PRISE) is an apprenticeship-based project implemented through a partnership with local NGOs. In the guidance of BRAC, BASTOB paired the apprentices and placed under the guidance

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October 20, 2022


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

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October 17, 2022

Sustainable Enterprise Project

PKSF in collaboration with the World Bank designed a microenterprise development project
titled “Sustainable Enterprise Project (SEP)”. The goal of this project is to increase the adoption of environmentally

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October 17, 2022

Health Project

Health Service Centre is a project of BASTOB supported by Anukul Foundation. The project has successfully completed its 9th year with the continuous support of Anukul Foundation. The aim of the project is to ensure basic health education and primary treatment of microfinance clients and their family members who are living around

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October 17, 2018


From August 25, 2017 the Rohingya people started to enter to Teknaf Sub-District of Cox’s Bazar District by the river Naf.

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September 17, 2018

Online monitoring of Microfinance Programme

BASTOB started online monitoring of its microfinance programme. As the programme is managed through online based software so frequently the abnormal

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