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Bangladesh Protibandhi Unnayan Sangstha (BPUS) is a registered voluntary non-governmental disabled people’s organization (DPO). It has established in a remote part of Bangladesh in Barishal district at Agailjhara upazila (sub-district) on 7th July 1991 under the leadership initiatives of Mr. Badiul Alam (the founder and executive director at present), a visually impaired person with a view to alleviating the sufferings of the disabled people as well as to lead them to be linked with the main streaming of development.


The organization is an active member of NADPO (national alliance of disabled people’s organization), NCDW, APDF. It also holds the membership of different forums and networks at national/regional/local level. Since its establishment, BPUS has been making efforts to establishing the rights of People with Disabilities (PwDs),improving the lives and livelihoods of men and women and support children with disability in education. Now the organization has been implementing six different programs in four districts. BPUS is committed to continue its work for achieving its long-term vision to build a nation friendly to peoples with disabilities, free of exploitation and poverty thus ensure a friendly environment for all.


The organization has its head office located very close to Agailjhara Bazar of Agailjhara upazila in Barishal district nearer to Gournadi-Gopalgonj high way. It is about 150 km south from Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The BPUS Complex comprises the head office and the training centre and was opened in 2018.



Build a Nation inclusive to people with disabilities, free of exploitation and freed from poverty, in accordance with the UN sustainable development goals.


Our Mission is to achieve an inclusive society by promoting the rights of people with Disabilities (PwDs) through advocacy, lobbying and representation; providing of skills training and support for economic empowerment; developing accessible local Disabled Peoples’ Organisations (DPOs); enabling access to education and other services for PwDs.


To improve the situation of People with Disabilities so that they can participate in their community and family with dignity and respect.


The overall objectives of the organization is to create opportunities for the peoples with disabilities as they can exercise their abilities and enjoy equalities, rights and services thus lead dignified life in the society. The major objectives are to;
  • To support and advocate for the implementation of the Law on Rights of Persons with Disability, passed in 2013. Ensure that government officials at all levels are aware of the requirement of the law and organise initiatives to inform local communities. To network with other DPOs. CSOs, NGOs and INGOs to include PwDs in their program activities and provide support if necessary.
  • To provide PwDs with improved skills specific to their needs for income generating activities and employment. PwDs are assisted in training and establishment of businesses appropriate to their community
  • Establish Disabled Peoples Organisation at the community or village level to provide mutual support to members and representation to the local authorities. To ensure that the rights of the PwDs are respected and that they are able to have barrier free access to public buildings, mosques and temples
  • To have a department which provides counselling, advice, support for people with Disability to have access to services such as medical/surgical interventions, physiotherapy, assistive devices, etc. To support the access to education for children with disability either in local schools or, where appropriate, in special schools.


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