Lighthouse

Basic Informations

The organization was started its journey from Bogura by a group of young people led by Md. Harun-Or-Rashid, the Chief Executive of Light House to address the national crisis created by the devastating flood in 1988. Gradually, Light House has been emerged as a Right based Platform to address the Basic Human Rights and Legal Aids Services, Democracy & Good Governance, Health Systems Strengthening, SRHR, HIV/AIDS, TB, Gender & Development, Poverty Reduction, Livelihood, Disaster and Climate Change Responses particularly for asset-less, vulnerable and most at risk groups people. Light House has Special Consultative status with ECOSOC (The United Nations Economic and Social Council) since 2017. 

Address

Uttor Polashpol, Satkhira (Behind Banglow of Police Super) Shatkhira Sadar.

Vision

A society, where all the people, irrespective of their ethnicity, age, economic status and sexual identity, can enjoy a healthy life with dignity. 

Mission

Light House serves the socially and economically less privileged people in Bangladesh, who are deprived of health care facilities, nutrition and  income generating opportunities; and are vulnerable to climate change effects. The organization works with both supply and demand sides, emphasizing on capacity building and facilitating accessibility to and availability of required services and products.

Objectives

Light House committed to strengthening local justice systems including access to justice of marginal population. The organization too pursues the need to improving and developing it’s services to empower our target groups. We  also committed to working towards the fight against HIV/AIDS to prevent the epidemic in Bangladesh. 

Major Activities

1.       HIV Prevention Program for Male having Sex with Male, Transgender and their Clients, supported by The Global Fund/icddr,b

2.       HIV Prevention Program for Female Sex workers and their Clients, Supported by The Global Fund/Save the Children

3.       Improve the quality of life of the women and children residing in the brothel of Mymensingh and Tangail through capacity building and facilitating essential HIV/PMTCT and SRH services

4.       Suppliers Qualifications Program –Essential Health Care Services for Garment’s Workers –Phase VII, supported by GIZ

5.       Drug Treatment Rehabilitation and Research Center (DTRC), supported by Light House own source

6.       Improving health and social well-being of adolescent female sex workers through enhanced access   to essential services

7.       Micro Finance, supported by Light House Own Resource

8.       Strengthening Civic Engagement in Elections and Political Processes for Enhanced Transparency and Democratic Accountability, Supported by The Asia Foundation

9.       Exchange knowledge and practices of health services among the young key population through south-South cooperation, Supported by FK Norway

10.   Light House School of Learning and Diversity

11.   ICT based response for women and children 

Head Office

Light House, Johurul Nagar, Bogura

Project Office

Light House, Johurul Nagar, Bogura

List of Excutive Body

  1. Professor Habiba Begum, President
  2. Advocate Al-Mahmud, Vice-President
  3. Md. Harun-or-Rashid, General Secretary
  4. Advocate Ashrafun Nahar Swapna, Treasurer
  5. Md. Tofazzal Hossain, Member
  6. Md. Hasan Asra Fu Zaman, Member

Chief of NGO

Name: Md. Harun-or-Rashid,

Designation: Chief Executive

Phone & Mobile No. +8805166246 (+8801714004249)

Staff Strength

Staff category Male Female Total
Management and Supervision 1 1 2
Support Staff 1 1 2
Field Worker 4 5 9
Voluntaries 2 0 2
Mid-level 3 1 4

Infrastructure facilities:

Particulars Total Number
Desktop Computer Core i-3 1
Laptop Asus core i-5 1

Network / Forum

Micro credit related information Last three years: (If necessary)

Financial year Amount of Savings Loan disbursement (Cumulative) Amount of Total fund (Tk)

Project List ( Total Project : 1 )

Project Name : Prioritized HIV Prevention Services for Key Populations (MSM, MSW and Hijra) in Bangladesh

Doner : The Global Fund

Sector : HIV/AIDS

Area : Satkhira

Time Line : 1st December 2017 to 30th November 2020

Brief of activities :

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