Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Visit BRAC

BRAC welcomes visitors from around the world to experience firsthand its wide range of actions and innovations that continues to improve the condition of the marginalised people. BRAC’s visitors unit is dedicated to support the national & international government officials, donor agencies, prospective partners, academia and individual practitioners in facilitating their visit. The unit aims to provide ample opportunity to observe BRAC’s micro level field activities as well as share views and thoughts with BRAC practitioners. Visiting experiences are customised according to the visitors’ interest and field of work to ensure the highest convenience in learning.


Schedule your Visit

If you are planning to visit BRAC, the first step is to send us a completed Checklist Form. You can download the form here. Based on your given information and your fields of interest, we will provide you with tentative itineraries of the visit by coordinating with the respective programmes, as well as an approximate budget. We also provide support in reservation of accommodation, transportation, and logistics. Here is a general template of the visit procedure:

Things to keep in mind when making arrangements and filling out profile and logistics forms: 

  • Please make sure you plan your visit between Sunday through Thursday since Friday and Saturday are weekends in Bangladesh. We recommend that you plan your arrival on the weekend if you would like to start a visit at the beginning of the week.
  • Field visits start early in the morning (6:30am-7:30am) since locations usually tend to be far away, and the heavy traffic can be avoided early in the day.
  • If you are able to plan in advance, we recommend visiting Bangladesh during the winter, since the weather is pleasant. Summers in Bangladesh are hot and humid which can take a toll  during extensive field visits.

Here are some sample itineraries for visitors:
1 day urban programme schedule
2 days trip from Dhaka
3 days BLC based programme
5 days immersion for microfinance programme

The following sample itineraries give an idea of what a general BRAC visit covers.


Facilitation Fees for Visitors

Category Fees
Private individuals 1-5 person/s: $35/person/day
6 > persons: $30/person/day
(National & International)
1-5 person/s: $25/person/day
6 > persons: $20/person/day
(National & International)
1-5 person/s: $25/person/day
6 > persons: $20/person/day
Ministry & Secretariat:
(National & International)



What and Where



Area Factsheets



List of Factsheets (Division-Wise)
Division Districts Division Districts
Barisal Barguna Chittagong Bandarban
Barisal Brahmanbaria
Bhola Chandpur
Jhalokathi Chittagong
Patuakhali Comilla
Pirojpur Cox's bazar
Dhaka Dhaka Feni
Faridpur Khagrachhari
Gazipur Laksmipur
Gopalganj Noakhali
Kishoreganj Rangamati
Madaripur Khulna Bagerhat
Manikganj Chuadanga
Munshiganj Jessore
Narayanganj Jhenaidah
Narsingdi Khulna
Rajbari Kushtia
Shariatpur Magura
Tangail Meherpur
Mymensingh Jamalpur Narail
Mymensingh Satkhira
Netrokona Rajshahi Bogra
Sherpur Joypurhat
Rangpur Dinajpur Naogaon
Gaibandha Natore
Kurigram Chapai Nawabganj
Lalmonirhat Pabna
Nilphamari Rajshahi
Panchagarh Sirajganj
Rangpur Sylhet Habiganj
Thakurgaon Moulvibazar

**Although every effort has been made to include and verify the accuracy of relevant information in the factsheets and programme briefing materials, users are urged to check independently on matters of specific interest. Report any discrepancies / suggestions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Contact the Visitors Unit

Visitors Unit

BRAC Centre (19th Floor)
75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212
Tel: 880-2-9881265 Ext. 3105
Fax: 880-2-8823542
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Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Annual Report and Publications






2013 :

2012 :


Agronomy guides for Bangladesh



Friday, 04 September 2015 18:00

Financials and External Audit

BRAC's finance and accounts department is responsible for financial planning and record-keeping, managing costs, assets and liabilities, financing investments, analysing cash-flow and profitability, and preparing budgets and financial frameworks for the development programmes. The department is accountable for donor grants, property, provident funds, employee gratuity, salary, tax and loans. It produces annual and monthly consolidated financial statements and fulfils the rules and regulations of the NGO Affairs Bureau, Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) and other regulatory bodies. Through this department we ensure effective financial control and transparency of the financial data of our projects and enterprises, garnering the trust and confidence from all those with whom we work.

BRAC was awarded the ‘AAA’ by Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh Ltd. (CRAB). (The ‘AAA’ means Extremely Strong Capacity and Highest Quality.) BRAC has been receiving ‘AAA’ rating consecutively for the last five years.  

BRAC became a full charter member of the INGO Accountability Charter in December 2013. The INGO Accountability Charter was incorporated in 2008. It is registered as a company in the UK and having its secretariat in Berlin, Germany. The objective is to create and develop a charter relating to the accountability of non-governmental organisations. The Accountability Reports submitted by BRAC are available in the website of INGO Accountability Charter at this link:
BRAC received many awards in the field of financial transparency in different times. In 2014, BRAC received the following awards:

  • 1st position in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) National Award under the category of NGOs for the year 2013.
  • 1st position in the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) Best Corporate Award in the NGO Sector for the year 2013.

Audit Reports:


Rating Reports


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