Children of Bangladesh
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Sponsor a Child in Bangladesh
The following list of some child sponsorship organizations active in Bangladesh is provided solely for
informational purposes, it does not imply any endorsement by the BDRC of the sponsoring organization.

While sponsoring a child is typically beneficial to the child and the community the child lives in, there is some
justified criticism which a responsible sponsorship needs to address (for more information, please see the article on
Child Sponsorship from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Food for the Hungry

Plan International – Sponsor a Child

Shapla Foundation

SOS Children's Villages USA

World Vision Sponsorship -- Make a difference to a child today
Some Organizations that Help Children
in Bangladesh
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Association for Community Development (ACD)
ACD works to improve women's and children's position in Bangladesh
society by addressing the conditions which marginalize them.
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contact information of ACD

BRAC works with people whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty,
illiteracy, disease and other handicaps. They also have many programs for

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)-Bangladesh
CRIN empowers the global child rights community through the exchange of
information and the promotion of children's rights.

Families For Children (FFC)
FFC is a voluntary organization helping children and women in India and
Bangladesh supported by sponsors and volunteers.

Global Foodprints: CSKS (Cinnamul-Shishu Kishore Sangstha)
A Street Children Programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hope Foundation for Women & Children of Bangladesh
Hope Foundation sets up hospitals and medical clinics in rural areas of
Bangladesh in order to provide essential healthcare to the poor people in

Kind Cuts for Kids: Bangladesh
Kind Cuts for Kids aims to improve medical services to children in developing

Manusher Jonno Foundation
Manusher Jonno Foundation is an initiative designed to promote 'human
rights' and 'good governance' in Bangladesh and also has a program on
child protection and development.

Parbatya Bouddha Mission (PBM)
PBM works for the socio-economic education and cultural development of
minority indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, emphasizing

Save the Children in Bangladesh
Save the Children has a variety of programs in the areas of health,
education, food security, and emergency preparedness.

Underprivileged Children's Educational Programs (UCEP)-
UCEP-Bangladesh is working with the distressed urban working children.

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) Bangladesh
Unite for Children – UNICEF helps children and also provides a variety of
resources on children in Bangladesh.

Walk for Life: The Bangladesh Sustainable Clubfoot Project
Walk for Life provides free treatment to clubfoot children under three years
of age.

World Vision Bangladesh
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian relief and development organization
focusing on children in around 100 countries across the globe.

For further organizations and resources, please see:
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
Some Specific Projects for Children in Bangladesh
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