ISDE Bangladesh is a non-governmental, voluntary, not for profit making, non-religious and development organization. From inception in 1992, it has been implementing various development activities to uplift the socio-economic and cultural condition of the ultra poor, reduction of poverty and hunger; improve the health and hygiene condition. It has given emphases to the development of the women and children through awareness raising, access to the local resources, strengthening capacity and skills of their organization, imparting felt-need based problem-solving program by adopting modern scientific knowledge and techniques.
ISDE Bangladesh has been covering with the various services for the disadvantaged and under developed community people through giving emphasis to the children and women at southeastern part of Bangladesh including Myanmar (Burma) boarder districts Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts. The major activities are self help institution building of poor women & development, awareness raising & motivation, women Income & employment creation, human and skill development training, non-formal education (adult, adolescent & children), nature & environment development & social forestry, prevention of dangerous climate changes, biodiversity management, homestead gardening and nutrition education, primary health and adolescent reproductive health care, safe motherhood care & support, promotion of child rights & development, safe drinking water supply and sanitation, STI/HIV AIDS prevention and education, regenerative agriculture, empowerment of coastal fishing community, access to justice and good governance, civic education, promotion of volunteerism, youth and community development, disseminating gender concept and developing social entrepreneur for stopping violence against women, human rights and legal education, democracy and legal education, increase women participation in political process, reduce gender discrimination, rights of adivashis & minorities, campaign on stops illegal use of small arms, peace building and peace education, prevention of trafficking and sexually abuse, consumer education & rights, protection of consumer rights, safety and human rights agricultural & RMG workers, safe transportation, tobacco control, ICT education and mobilization, integrated disability in community development, fisheries development & livestock development, arsenic mitigation, sustainable alternative energy resource and improve cook stove use, disaster & risk reduction and early recovery etc.