Take a tour of BRAC and learn about the expansive actions and innovations generating hope among marginalised communities in Bangladesh.

We will guide you through our micro-level field activities so that you can get firsthand experience of the journey towards creating a world free of exploitation and discrimination.

To make your visit rewarding and memorable, BRAC practitioners and participants will share their stories from the ground and answer your questions.

We strive to create an experience that is highly customised to fit the visitors’ role, interests, and field of work to ensure maximum effectiveness in learning.

BRAC works to support a range of internal and external visitors including national and international government delegations, donor agencies, prospective partners, students, researchers, and new recruits.

Scroll down to learn more about the procedure to schedule your visit.

REFLECTIONS

 
 
  • Thank you for giving us the opportunity to visit this school. We are pleased to see the children learning with delight.
    Sakura Ishikawa
    Researcher, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan
  • BRAC is offering amazing service, responding to a much-needed area of health. It has been a privilege to see such an efficient and well-run centre and to meet the incredibly gifted staff and volunteers that work here.
    Audrey Ahwan
    Director for Programme Development, BRAC International
  • I was so happy to see a group of first-time mothers learning about care for their new babies, including exclusive breastfeeding. A woman in labour was successfully referred to a hospital. The vast pyramid structure ensures maternal health care, ensures coverage of the settlement.  I commend this project!
    Sonia Wallman
    Director for Grants Management, BRAC International
  • Thank you so much for the remarkable work you do providing women with education & health services. I am amazed and grateful!
    Andree Simon
    CEO, FINCA Microfinance Network
  • What an amazing center! Attending to the health of pregnant women and the children they give birth to is a powerful contribution to the development of families and communities. Thank you for all your efforts!
    Laurie Spengler
    CEO, Courageous Capital Advisor
  • Thank you for the warm welcome. You are doing very important work!
    Phedra Moon Morris
    Team leader, Global Fund and Malaria at Canadian International Development Agency
  • The clinic is clean and the paramedics & doctors are providing service to the pregnant women, adolescents & other services required by the clients. The standard of services is good but can be improved. Some guidelines related to ANC services & materials for clients can be available. No nutrition-related materials are also not available. The clinic can take initiative to collect/print materials for use at the clinics for clients. I wish them best of luck for their future adventures
    Dr Nahid Chowdhury
    Director of Health Programs, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
  • The image of the school and the glow in the eyes of the children stuck with me.
    Thakur S Powdyel
    former Minister of Education and Skills Development of Bhutan
 

OUR PROGRAMMES

AT A GLANCE

 
 
  • Former Education and Skills Development Minister of Bhutan, Thakur S. Powdyel enjoying an act by the students during his visit to a BRAC School.
  • Aboriginal Australian public servant, Mick Gooda, interacting with young pupils at a BRAC school.
  • House of the Commons of Canada Member, Marie Claude Bibeau shaking hands with a young student and handing her books at a BRAC School in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, on 7 January 2003.
  • Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson speaking to a group of women in Koyra, a coastal village in Bangladesh, who are adapting to the climate crisis with Tilapia fish farming (a highly salt-tolerant species). This region is highly impacted by extreme climatic events.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation delegates attending an ‘Uthan Boithok,’ commonly known as a village gathering,’ with BRAC Executive Director Asif Saleh, during their visit to Rajshahi.
  • Former Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior poses for a photo with BRAC Executive Director Asif Saleh and BRAC Senior Director, People, Culture & Communications Moutushi Kabir during his visit to BRAC Centre in Dhaka.
  • BRAC Founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed showing awareness-raising tools to former UK Prime Minister John Major and his wife Norma Major at a village gathering in Bangladesh.
  • Queen of the Netherlands Máxima in conversation with Jhorna Islam, a participant of BRAC Microfinance in Duttapara, Tongi.
  • Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Andres Cafiero poses for a photo with BRAC Executive Director Asif Saleh and directors at BRAC Centre in Dhaka in 2023.
  • Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development Chairperson Sheikha Moza bint Nasser enjoys a performance by the students at the inauguration of BRAC’s floating school ‘Shikkha Tori’ in Sunamganj in northeastern Bangladesh on 22 October 2012.
  • BRAC Global Board members take a tour of a silk production centre under the BRAC Sericulture enterprise during the ‘One BRAC’ field trip to Manikganj in Bangladesh on 22 March 2022.
  • BRAC Enterprises Managing Director Tamara Hasan Abed attending a meeting of BRAC Microfinance programme participants at Manikganj in Bangladesh on 22 March 2022.
  • As part of the ‘One BRAC’ field trip, BRAC Global Board Chair Dr Martha Chen learns block printing from artisans at the Ayesha Abed Foundation in Manikganj on 22 March 2022.
  • As part of the ‘One BRAC’ field visit on 22 March 2022, BRAC International Executive Director Shameran Abed learns about block printing during his visit to the Ayesha Abed Foundation in Manikganj.
  • Former Minister of International Development of Canada Harjit S. Sajjan visiting a BRAC Maternity Clinic at Korail, the biggest informal settlement in Bangladesh.
  • Former International Development Minister of Canada Harjit S. Sajjan takes a tour of various BRAC initiatives at Korail, Bangladesh’s largest slum, accompanied by BRAC Executive Director Asif Saleh.
  • Philanthropist George Soros writing on a slate while sharing a playful moment with the students of BRAC school, accompanied by BRAC founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed.
  • Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton, in conversation with BRAC founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. This photo was taken during their tour to a BRAC school in Bangladesh.
 

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.

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.
 

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