Family Development Program


Our first endeavor, the Family Development Program takes desperately poor children and families from the slums of Dhaka and gives them a second chance. The family is relocated to a clean and safe apartment, given food and clothing, and provided with any needed medical care. In addition, the children receive a free education at a private school and personal tutoring in order to be successful.

Access Program


The Access Program is our newest venture. It sprung from the realization that Bangladesh has many charities fulfilling specific healthcare needs for women and children, but that many of the poorest people had no knowledge or no ability to access their services. While working in the slum, some Basic Needs volunteers came across a child with a terrible cataract in his eye. Realizing the seriousness of