Road_Akilshah to Suriarpar, Kulong, Derai, Sunamgonj Date: 24 September, 2023 Click to see the video clip: https://youtu.be/-5G2q8ZP4v4
Action for Social Development (ASD) is a non-government, non-profit and non-political development organization (duly registered with Dept. of Social Service and NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of Bangladesh) established in 1988. The objective of ASD is to facilitate the poor creating solidarity among themselves, building their capacity and bargaining power for realizing their rights and needs in order to improve their quality of life. ASD in a span of over 34 years has successfully implemented 28 emergency response related project. ASD has been currently implementing Rohingya Response project in Cox’s Bazar District and Emergency Preparedness Project in Sunamgonj District of Bangladesh with the support of Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH)-Germany and German Government. ASD has been a partner of DKH since 2004. More importantly, ASD since 2004 works as the Secretariat of a network of 10 local organizations known as Emergency Cooperation Network (ECNet) which has so far implemented more than 11 emergency projects as the leader of the network. ASD has been a partner of Bread for the World (BftW)-Protestant Development Service, Germany; for more than 22 years and has been currently implementing a Child Protection project with a right-based approach with BftW support. ASD has a unique experience of working in both urban and rural areas and has experience of working as the head of consortium. ASD has worked in the past with UNDP, UNICEF, USAid, UKAid, France Embassy, Australian High Commission, Save the Children and European Union funding as well as with the government of Bangladesh and has so far implemented 170 development projects including the 28 ones related to emergency response. ASD is the member of protection sector and child protection sub-sector in humanitarian response for Rohingya crisis.