Jagorone Charaka Foundation

Basic Informations

Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF) established in 1976 as a national social welfare organization working mainly in the southwest region of Bangladesh. It believes that education is the key to all development and it is the first priority in taking any new intervention. Its activities are based on the community development approach. JCF aims to empower the ultra-poor, poor and disadvantaged communities to restore their rights and self-development and improve their marginal conditions.


Jagorani Chakra Foundation

Mehedibag, Rasulpur, Satkhira

Cell: 01730036024


Jagorani Chakra Foundation has a vision of socially just; economically sustainable and environmentally balanced communities, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.


Jagorani Chakra Foundation will continue to operate local, regional and national programmes based on the demands and potential of ultra poor, poor and disadvantaged communities to foster their confidence and builds the capacity to share resources and also to develop, control and sustain their endeavours to find greater prosperity and improve the material conditions of their lives.


1 Human Institution Development, capacity building and sustainability
Objective 1.1 To reach a greater number of people whose poverty and vulnerability can be reduced through community based institutions.
Objective 1.2 To ensure basic quality education for children in poor & disadvantaged communities.
Objective 1.3 To help disadvantaged & vulnerable children develop, through education, training and guidance in life skills, so that they become part of a skilled workforce and responsible members of society.
Objective 1.4 To develop the technical capacity of community people to improve their livelihood.
Objective 1.5  To develop systems for generating and mobilising local resources to raise the income of the poor.
Objective 1.6  To increase the use of environmentally friendly inputs and equipment in agriculture to control and reduce environmental pollution.
Objective 1.7  To facilitate a way for people and their institutions to take responsibility for community health and ensure access to existing public health services. 
Objective 1.8  To develop the capacity to respond to the community people during any natural disaster
2 Human Rights and Social Justice
Objective 2.1 To reduce discrimination by influencing the formulation and implementation of legal procedures
Objective 2.2 To build the capacity for establishing the basic human rights of rural and urban communities.
Objective 2.3 To work jointly with peoples’ institutions and disadvantaged people to advocate human rights and issues of local concerns. 
3 Organisational Sustainability
Objective 3.1 To develop Jagorani Chakra Foundation as an organisation that learns from assessment, innovation and demonstration.
Objective 3.2  To ensure the effectiveness of organisational management
Objective 3.3  To plan and implement strategies for maintaining the financial sustainability of the 

Major Activities

Sustainable Livelihood
01. Saline Tolerant Rice Seed production in Shyamnagar Upazila PKSF
Education: ECD, Non-formal & Formal
02. Education Equity for Out-of-School-Children Project (EEOSCP) UNICEF
Environmental Sustainability
03. JCF Solar Mission IDCOL
04. Microfinance Programme PKSF & Banks
Health & Nutrition
05. Child Nutrition Improvement Project in Salt Affected Area in Bangladesh (NIPSAA) Alliance Forum Foundation

Head Office

Jagorani Chakra Foundation

46 Mujib Sarak, Jashore

Tel: 0421-68823 

Project Office

Jagorani Chakra Foundation

5 Asmani Sarak, Kamalnagar


Cell: 01716224911 

List of Excutive Body

  1. Mr. John S Biswas
  2. Mr. Harun-Or-Rashid
  3. Mr. Abdur Razzaque
  4. Ms. Shraboni Sur
  5. Mr. Khandker Kamrul Islam
  6. Mr. Azizur Rahman Sabu
  7. Ms. Shaleha Khatun

Chief of NGO

Name: Md. Azadul Kabir Arzoo

Designation: Executive Director

Phone & Mobile No. 0421-68823 (01711899259)

Staff Strength

Staff category Male Female Total
Management and Supervision 164 5 169
Management and Supervision 3746 1822 5568

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Project List ( Total Project : 4 )

Project Name : Education Equity for Out-of-School-Children Project (EEOSCP)

Doner : UNICEF

Sector : Education

Area : Satkhira

Time Line : October 2012 to June 2019

Brief of activities :

Target: 12,475 out-of-school children aged 8-14 years have access to basic education and are better prepared for completion of primary education even in emergency situation.

Ability Based Accelerated Learning: The ability based accelerated learning classes open for eight hours in a day and six days in a week, untimely supporting children to complete the cycle within 39 months, or approximately half the time it currently takes to complete the full 5 years of primary education. Jointly day long sports and cultural competition participation with GPS and ABL students at 27 unions in chair of UP Chairman.

Teaching & Learning Materials: The materials include teacher guidelines and tools by module, methodology handbook, activity books, readers, activity cards, educational games materials etc. In line with the curriculum framework for ABL, UNICEF have done the adjustment of teaching learning materials of the BEHTRUWC Project and adapted materials of other organizations/projects such as PLAN Bangladesh, English in Action. The NCTB text books for Grade I to V are also included in the package. A set of learning centre materials for each of the learning centres provided for one-time basis. There provisions for small maintenance or replacement in case of damage.

Project Name : Saline Tolerant Rice Seed production in Shyamnagar Upazila

Doner : Own Fund

Sector : Sustainable Livelihood

Area : Shyamnagar

Time Line : October 2012 to ongoing

Brief of activities :

Major Component/Activities

  • Technical Support Service (Seed, Fertilizer etc.)

  • Seed supply with reasonable cost

  • Paddy collection after production from farmers

  • Paddy processing and preservation in BADC

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