SOCIETY FOR PEOPLE’S ACTION IN CHANGE AND EQUITY (SPACE)

SPACE is an acronym which stands Society for People’s Actions in Change & Equity is a Non-Government development organization which has been founded in July 2003 by a group of development professionals who have long experience and expertise in WASH, Public Health & Nutrition, Community Development and Disaster Risks Reduction.

Strong human feelings of founders to underprivileged and deprived children, adolescent girls and women who suffer from the extreme poverty & hunger, preventable diseases,  stunted growth, death of the neonates, infant and <5 children causing lack of awareness & improved practices and required facilities (WASH, foods & nutrition, health care etc).  They also realized prevailing gaps between i) People’s needs and implementation; ii) Local contexts and existing technologies; and iii) Existing policies and practices; unequal distribution of resources, class-conflict, gender discrimination and inadequate capacities of the poor communities led the founders in establishing SPACE.

SPACE is a Not-for-Profit and Non-Government Organization, dedicated in promoting improved, affordable, sustainable and people’s friendly innovative WASH, health & nutritional and livelihood status of the poor communities with especial focus to underprivileged children, adolescent girls and women who live in hard to reach rural areas and urban slums of Bangladesh. It is an implementing NGO which follows children focused, people centered, community managed and right based approaches in bringing about sustainable changes.

SPACE works with Children, adolescent and Women whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty, illiteracy, disease and inequalities. Poor and extreme poor people (Children, adolescent, women and men) from all castes with especial focus to outcastes, socially excluded and ethnic minority groups; culturally bound occupational people, physically challenged and elderly people, street dwellers and working children living in the hard to reach rural and urban areas of Bangladesh.

WHAT WE ACHIEVED?

POPULATION COVERAGE

50,000 Households
3,00,000 People

More than 3,00,000 people in 50,000 households are enjoying benefits of SPACE projects.

AREA COVERAGE

17 Districts
28 Upazilas/Municipalities

SPACE has been serving over 300,000 people of 28 Upazilas/Municipalities in 17 Districts of Bangladesh.

DONORS & PROJECTS

20+ Donors
25+ Projects

SPACE is partnered with & donated by different networking and leading organizations at national, regional and international level.

BUDGETS & STAFFS

USD 5 Million
85 Dedicated Staffs

There are 85 staffs (Female-38; Male-47) are currently working with SPACE at its Head Office and Project Offices under different projects and core team.

WHO SUPPORTS US?