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Agrojatra Protibondhi Sangstha

A Disabled Peoples Organization (DPO) in Bagura district of Bangladesh

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Organization at a glance

Agrojatra Protibondhi Sangstha is a Disabled Peoples Organization (DPO) working in Bagura district of Bangladesh. The organization was established in 2002 being started involving 158 persons with disabilities with support local initiatives, now the organization has total 269 members; among them 180 are men and 189 are women.

The organization implements its activities ensuring equal participation of men and women with disabilities. According to bylaws the organizational activities are implemented by the staff and volunteers following the directives of the General Secretary and the President under supervision of 9 members’ the Executive Committee. Through the direct involvement of the men and women with disabilities, the organization is working to promote rights of persons with disabilities and improving their lives with supports from government and non-government organizations. Besides, the organization is striving for partnership with the mainstreaming organizations for Disability Inclusion in their programs through ensuring active and meaningful participation of persons with disabilities as well as providing capacity building and technical assistance.

Working area

Agrojatra Protibondhi Sangstha is working in Madla Khattapara Unions and 21 No. Ward of Shahjahan sub-district of Bagura district in Bangladesh.