HEED Bangladesh is one of the largest development organizations in Bangladesh in terms of numbers of employees and impacts on the lives of the marginalized people that has been creating since its establishment in 1974. Meanwhile, HEED Bangladesh celebrated its 40 years of establishment on 13th December, 2014. Presently HEED Bangladesh is working in 32 districts of Bangladesh. Our slogan is ‘Serving the Humanity’.
HEED Bangladesh started its journey when the war torn independent Bangladesh required huge socio-economic development activities for its sustainability. Being registered as a non-government development organization, HEED Bangladesh took up some radical agenda for undertaking development activities in various sectors like health, education, economic and social development.
At its inception moment, HEED Bangladesh focused on relief and welfare programs. Later on, it redesigned its strategies in accordance with its philosophy of poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor.
With time, range and volume of activities of the organization expanded. Presently its development programs include health, formal and non-formal education, agriculture, aquaculture, livestock, advocacy, capacity building, forestry, environmental and natural resource management, bio-diversity conservation, disaster management, socio-economic development of marginalized and under privileged people, micro finance, nutrition & hygiene education, water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS, rural development, awareness build up, arsenic, child & women rights and protection etc.