The mission of BRAC and BRAC USA is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large-scale, positive changes through economic and social programs that enable everyone to realize their potential.
BRAC USA is the North American affiliate of BRAC, a global development organization, founded in Bangladesh and now active in 11 countries, implementing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. These include initiatives in education, healthcare, microfinance, women and girls' empowerment, agriculture, human and legal rights, and more.
BRAC USA provides comprehensive support to BRAC around the world by raising awareness about its work to empower the poor and mobilizing resources to support programs. BRAC has been rated the world's #1 non-governmental organization by NGO Advisor, due to its innovation, impact, and sustainability.