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Phone: 212 808 5615
110 William Street
29th floor

New York
New York 10038
USA
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Target demographics: BRAC targets people, mostly women and children, whose lives are dominated by multiple forms of deprivation.

Geographic areas served: Asia, Africa and the Carribbean

Programs: BRAC reaches more than 138 million people worldwide through its micro-loans, education and health services, human rights and legal services, and self-employment opportunities. BRAC's 125,000 staff members work in 11 countries across the world - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Liberia, Pakistan, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan, Sri Lanka, and Uganda, with affiliate offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Mission:
Our vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential.

Our mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programs that enable women and men to realize their potential.
Results:
BRAC has:

* made more than $6 billion in microfinance loans to 7 million women and their families,

* educated more than 6 million children,

* created more than 10 million employment opportunities,

* provided health education and services to 100 million people through women health promoters, and

* provided safe spaces, training and microfinance to thousands of adolescent girls

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03/11/11
Dear susan thanks very much for sharing this information with me.I would like to comment BRAC for this wonderful work done.I went to Bangladesh to understudy the brac TUP/SUP program in September 2010 and i got to know the good work brac has done to bring people out of ultra poverty. The ... more »
03/01/11
I worked as a summer intern in summer of 09' for MANOSHI- MNCH maternal and neonatal health project in urban slums of Dhaka.My ‘light-bulb’ moment in public health came inside a small hut in a crowded Bangladeshi slum as I watched a group of women-all undereducated slum dwellers- help a woman ... more »
06/01/10
I became a volunteer through BRAC USA after four years of experience in Investment Banking and Private Equity investing. This experience in providing financial, strategic and management support to middle market and entrepreneurial businesses helped lay the ground work for my interest in the support ... more »
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