About Us

Working Strategy

Vision: DISA envisages establishing a society in Bangladesh which is economically productive and equitable, socially just, environmentally sound and viable.
Mission: Promote participatory, self-reliant and sustainable development of the poor and help them to achieve their potential through social and economic empowerment.
  • Reviewing program activities in an objective manner.
  • Giving emphasis to hardcore, underprivileged and ethnic minorities.
  • Raising critical and functional awareness and capacity building through formal training and education.
  • Promoting sustainable human development.
  • Expanding quality education facilities.
  • Promoting gender relations both at organizational and social perspective.
  • Working as a learning organization.
  • Foreign links with GO/NGO, donors and related organizations to tap resources.
  • Building and continuing network to share experience and enhance capacity.
  • Awareness and advocacy at local and national levels.
  • Incorporation of safe education on personal safety into education curriculum through NCTB
  • Replication of learning socio-economic development initiatives
  • Good governance
  • Dynamic management.
  • Training of human right and development issues
  • Efficient, skilled, experienced and dedicated staff members.
  • Adequate training facilities.
  • Effective co-ordination with Govt., community and other counter parts.
  • Continuous efforts towards organizational sustainability.

Core Values
  • Commitment to work with the people
  • Sincerity, honesty and discipline
  • Participation and practice of democratic values
  • Transparency, accountability and good governance
  • Mutual respect, trust and transparency
  • Respects for all cultures and beliefs
  • Pollution-free environment
  • Timely action
  • Gender equality
  • To uplift the socio-economic conditions of the rural poor especially destitute women and adolescents by building people's institution, so that they can have access to resources.
  • To generate savings in order to sustain the economic development.
  • To create employment opportunities through traditional and non-traditional income generating activities.
  • To provide health care facilities to mothers and children in the target areas.
  • To undertake non-formal education programs for adult and children in order to promote literacy in Bangladesh.
  • To bring consciousness of the stakeholders on human rights especially women and children's right
  • To bring consciousness of the people for environment protection.
Target groups
  • Ultra Poor
  • Rural Poor
  • Urban poor
  • Rural Women
  • Children (disadvantaged, street working, abused)
  • Adolescent Girls and Boys
  • Community people