SKUS Samaj Kalyan Unnayan Shangstha
Social Welfare and Development Organization

An organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN, ECOSOC) since 2010

About Us

SKUS is a non-profit, non-government and non-political voluntary development organization legally registered with NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh (Registration no-2061), working since 1995 to improve socio-economic condition of the poor and marginalized people to improve socio-economic condition of the poor & marginalized people, remove discrimination and all kinds of exploitations.

SKUS has a good record of accomplishment working with GOB, national and international development agencies and multilateral/bi-lateral donors as a development partner and services providers since 1996.It has  started its journey as a volunteer organization and now turned into a potential rights andadvocacy platform for the poor, marginal, ethnic and socially excluded people. SKUS is always trying to perceive development from a child rights’ point of view and continues working with the light of ethnic,
diversity, culture; practice and values of Bangladesh followed that approach.

Doing development work over a period of 22 years, SKUS has achieved special consultative status from the ECOSOC, UN. SKUS also has networking relationship with national and international arenas. SKUS is partner NGO of UNDP for Early Recovery Facilitate (ERF) since 2012 and the partner of IOM for working for undocumented Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar since 2015


Vision : A happy, prosperous and poverty-free society where everyone’s basic needs and rights are ensured. 

Mission : To empower the poor and vulnerable people and create self-financed, self-employed and self-empowered communities with increased capabilities by providing need-based services and supports like agriculture, health, sanitation, education, HIV/AIDS prevention, gender,  environment, humanitarian support, social security, marketing, technology etc.

Goal : To improve quality of life of the poor and the community people as a whole.

Aims and objectives of the organization:

  • To enhance the socioeconomic conditions of the disadvantaged and underprivileged people through undertaking and implementing strategic programs and projects.
  • To ensure food security of the underprivileged poor people through improving their income and access  to food.
  • To assist the disadvantaged and underprivileged people for capacity building and ensuring provisions of    basic needs of life like employment, income, health, education, etc.
  • Conservation of environment through social forestry and awareness and ensure emergency relief and rehabilitation program response as when needed
  • To help in building institution of the target groups for establishing their basic rights in the family, community and society.
  • To eliminate negative belief systems in the society that hamper sustainable development
  • To ensure social and economic empowerment of women so that there will be gender equity in society.



  • Bottom up approach
  • Group approach in service delivery
  • Community involvement and participation
  • First serve for the marginalize and
  • Both rights and need based approaches are followed in programme development.


Value of Organization :

  • Mutual Respect and Trust
  • Gender Equity
  • Integrity & Solidarity
  • Transparency & Accountability
  • Equal Opportunity for all


Operating principles: Excellence and quality, Innovation, Transparency and accountability, Sustainability:


+88-02-9338519, 9351387

Nilufar Building, (1st Floor)
House no. 110, Shantinagar,
Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh.

+88-02-9338519, 9351387

Fax: 88-02-9338519



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