Welcome to Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) website


Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK), a community led development organization has been working for the poor and extreme poor people in Bangladesh covering 10 districts like Gaibandha, Rangpur, Kurigram, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Dinajpur, Panchagarh, Thakurgoan, Joypurhat and Kustia. Through 31 years continuous and sincere efforts, it has been possible for GUK to achieve significant success particularly in the arena of strengthening leadership quality of grassroots poor, empowerment of women, ensuring employment and livelihood of poor and extreme poor, disaster management, health and sanitation, access to local resources, primary education and mass awareness in changing patriarchic as well as conservative mindset. So far, altogether about 65,000 families came out from extreme poverty situation through financial and technical support of GUK. Besides, approximately 150,000 families are directly involved at present in different interventions of the organization.