Ashroy Foundation is a female headed non government voluntary organization established in 1995 by the initiative of devoted group of courageous women & social workers which is registered by NGO Affairs Bureau and Directorate of Women Affairs of Bangladesh Government. The General Body of Ashroy Foundation consists of 21 members of which 7 represent in Executive Committee. The vision of this organization is "Peaceful democratic and humanitarian society where all people are living with human dignity" and the mission is "To build capacity and raise voice of the targeted population through multidimensional interventions which will lead them in establishing quality education, Agriculture, food security, good health, human rights, good governance and poverty free equitable society to live with dignity and cope with the climate change for ensuring sustainable development." The main program area is Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira, Jessore, Narail, Pirojpur, Jhalokathi, Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali and Barisal districts managed by 22 branch and field offices under the direct supervision of Head Office located in Khulna city. A total 351 staff including head office are engaged in field and management level. Our major programmatic area Agriculture for Sustainable Development(improved crops, livestock, fishery production) , Food Security, Climate Change Adaptation CCA, Disaster Risk Reduction DRR, , Education, Women and Child Rights, Women Empowerment, Health & Nutrition ,Livelihood development, Human Rights and Social Justice, Good Governance, Advocacy, Networking and Lobbying. Besides, Ashroy Foundation has requisite numbers of skilled, energetic experienced and committed staff. Organizational activities are accomplished as per related policy such as HR and Administration Policy, Accounts Finance Management Policy and Gender Policy, Disaster Risk Management Guideline, Vehicle Policy, Child Protection Policy and Inventory Management Guideline.
Ashroy Foundation works for the development of Poor, Landless, Distressed women and Children, Adolescents & Youth, Marginalized group, Disabled, Working children, and Orphaned children, Agricultural farmer, Local Govt. Disaster affected and vulnerable people etc.
The major ongoing programme are Support to Assist Landless, Marginal and Small Farmers to Overcome Soaring Input and Food Prices in Impoverished Areas of Bangladesh, Agriculture for sustainable livelihood, Fisheries project, Improved Livestock Production project, Specially Targeted Ultra Poor (STUP), Enhancement Life-skills Support of Adolescent (ELSA), Enhancement Livelihood Security of Adolescent (ELSA), Micro Credit Programme, Handicrafts, Community Work in SDC Cyclone Shelters, Gender Sensitive Community Based Disaster Awareness & Preparedness Programme (Follow up), Shelter Based Community Risk Reduction Project- phase-3, Shelter Based Community Risk Reduction Project- phase-2(Extension), Awareness campaigning on climate change, Adaptation Practices for Onward through Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (APON-CMDRR), Pre-primary Education, Non-Formal Primary Education (NFPE), Junior School Certificate (JSC) Programme, Post Literacy and Continuing Education for Human Development (PLCEHD-2), Life-skills and Lifelong Learning, Primary Health Care Support and Nutrition, Follow-up of Community Based HIV/AIDS Education Programme among drug user, Mainstreaming of Adolescents Family Life Education (AFLE) at Schools combat Violence against Girls (VAG) Education, Disability in Development, Strengthening Women Rights and Representation in Local Government and Assessing health, livelihoods, ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in populous deltas" under the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) Programme.
The development partner of Ashroy Foundation are Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), European Union through Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Development Programme UNDP, Cordaid through Concern Universal, Concern Universal Bangladesh, DFID through BUET, Action Aid Bangladesh, Research Training and Management (RTM) international, Bangladesh NGO Foundation, Ministry of Social Welfare, Bureau of Non-formal Education (BNFE), Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Directorate of Women Affairs, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs and National Disability Development Foundation, Ministry of Social Welfare of Bangladesh, BRAC, Centre For Disability and Development (CDD), Disadvantaged Adolescents Working NGO's (DAWN) Forum, Gono Sakhorota Ovijan (CAMPE) and Bangladesh Open University, Kumudini welfare trust, IFIC Bank Ltd and others.
Ashroy Foundation is partnered and membership with Gono Sakhorata Avizan (CAMPE), National forum of organization working with the disable (NFOWD), Bangladesh Manobadhikar Samnnay Parisad (BMSP), Federation of NGOs in Bangladesh, National coalition of local women's organization, Upazila Agriculture Extension and Coordination committee (UAECC) , WBB Trust, DAWN Forum, Adolescent Development Forum, Network for Climate change in coastal best of Bangladesh, Early childhood development network, Basel Action Network, Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction Network, Credit and development forum, District Disaster Management Committee member and Gender and Disaster Network.