History & Background
LIBERAL FOUNDATION is a non-governmental, non-profitable, non-political voluntary development organization, Located in Khulna costal belt areas in Bangladesh, Working at the grassroots level like poor man, women adolescent boys/girls and underprivileged children with the aim to develop social and spiritual life of the human community. The organization was founded in 31st July 2008, by a group of dedicated social workers and local elites under the leadership of Kamal Hossain Joarder. It works to render all possible help to the suffering humanity of large with basic thrust on poverty alleviation and socio-economic empowerment of the poor, unemployment and women. LIBERAL FOUNDATION tries to provide innovative services in different fields of development to bring stainable impact for improvement of quality of life of the target beneficiaries.
From the inception of LIBERAL FOUNDATION, it aims to improve the socio-economic condition of the beneficiaries in the working area especially to establish the rights of the women and child. The organization has been working for a positive change likely economical, cultural, human resource, women empowerment, human rights establishment by facing different types of challenges and risks including prolonged conflict, confrontation, natural disaster, social trend and tendencies, fundamentalism etc. In this connection it has set up a target of components including Community mobilization and institutional capacity building, Health Hygiene and Nutrition, Education, Disable. In every component, it had a good achievement and success finding better scope of work opportunities in its working area among other success providers. The organization had a long experience in implementing these components both in rural and urban area including most high-risk slums Khulna areas of Bangladesh.
LIBERAL FOUNDATION vision is to establish a peaceful healthy society with justice, equity and basic education for all.
Its mission is to work the poor people, undertake programmers for the underserved parts of the operational are organize and produce demand drive supports, mobilize local and external resources ensure people’s participation of all level foes a sustainable development. The main emphasis is given to mobilizing and utilizing local resources and development of human resource as part of sustainable community development.
The peoples of LIBERAL FOUNDATION have agreed on a set of values as guiding principle to establish a favorable internal environment and thus contribute to the defined mission. The staff members will practice mutual respect of work place and the organization will evaluate on its staff members performance participatory design making will be continuous process. Free sharing of experience, view and information will create a sound basis for the organizational decisions. Cooperation rather than destructive competition will govern infers personal behavior. The rules and regulations will apply equally for all. LIBERAL FOUNDATION will encourage self-initiative based sense of responsibility. The team leader will maintain the proper chain of command. Discipline and attitude of a development worker will guide the individual behavior of workplace. Self-criticism and honesty will be the cornerstones of staffs as well. All staff members will use the resource economically and make a lot of sustainable development of the institution. They will remain conscious of gender sensitive behavior both at work place and outside. Which are as follows by the organization.
- Affirmative Action
- Gender Equality
- Partnership and Networking
- Transparency & Accountability
The goal of the organization is to reduce poverty and to promote sustainable development. Strengthening, supplementing and complementing the effort and initiatives of the GOB in proving and managing high quality sustainable development program, with emphasis to integrated development, environmental digression protection, policy advocacy related services at implementation and policy level.
The organization is committed to lunch program/activities in line with its overall goal to uplift the status of the disadvantaged and deprived women, children, adolescent girls, ethnic minority, disable people and landless agricultural labors addressing the following specific objectives. Liberal Church Ministry Children Ministry , Good news Tem, Theology school & college. Preaching awareness Ministry.
To make the disadvantaged and deprived people aware about their socio-economic condition through education and training.
To motivate and mobilize the poor and underprivileged people, particularly women and adolescent girls to be organized into small groups with a view to promote greater people’s organization for ensuring greater unity and empowerment so as to carryout people centered development program.
Assist to develop savings habit among the women and adolescent foe capital generation.
To provide education and training for capacity building on leadership development and organization management.
To raise awareness and ensure active participation in the development process and help them discover their hidden potentials and utilize them properly for their own development.
To promote and establish the rights of the children by arranging education and training especially through NFPE and to arrange functional literacy, post-literacy and continuing education for the underprivileged literate adults.
To arrange skill development training on different vocational trades for the target beneficiaries and provide them load and capital support to undertake employment and income generation activities.
To promote and establish the rights of the ethnic minority groups and to ensure community based rehabilitation of physically handicapped and disables through education, training and capital support.
To raise awareness on primary health care, nutrition, cleanliness, proper sanitation, drinking of arsenic-free water etc. through education and training.
To encourage home/kitchen vegetable gardening to the target beneficiaries to improve nutritional status and supplement vitamin-A rich food.
To protect natural environment by establishing village nursery and tree-plantation, social forestry, using surface and rainwater for irrigation and domestic use, and creating awareness about bio-diversity.
To facilitate environmental justice and environmentally sustainable communities by supporting the accountability of corporations, governments and other institutions for their environmental practices.
To facilitate the accountability of corporations, governments and other institutions for their environmental practices.
Create fund from the members, receive donations, working in cooperation and collaboration with the government departments, search project grants from national and international organizations for the programs.