• Promote the rights of children, youth, women, the differently able and marginalized people

  • Develop and foster folk cultural forms and methods to sensitize grassroots people

  • Establish democracy and governance through people’s participation

  • Foster peace and social harmony and maintaining secularism

Rupantar, meaning social transformation, is a non-government organization (NGO) that has been working in the field of development in Bangladesh since 1995 (Learn more..)

Through Rupantar’s method of development communication (community media and folk theatre), the organization has experience of working at whole of Bangladesh (Learn more..)

Rupantar got enrolled and selected as one of the finalists in the Global Pluralism Award in 2019 for the very first time as a Bangladeshi entity

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Rupantar organized the National Preventing / Countering Violent Extremism Conference in Dec’19 with the support of CTTCU of Dhaka metropolitan police, USAID, and UN Organizations.

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Dialogue among Law and Order committee and Peace club members held on 14th March 2021 at City Inn Restaurant and Hotel, Khulna City Corporation

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Latest News & Events

A field visit was conducted in Bagerhat by Mr Manish Kumar Agarwal, country director and his team members from Concern Worldwide, WaterAid Bangladesh, Rupantar and JJS of CRAAIN project area on 17 to 18 January 2023. The team visited various components of the project including school WASH block, beneficiaries’ households, renovated WASH facility of community clinic, pond sand filter, adolescent forum activities and more.


Our Programs

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Democracy & Political Empowerment
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Peace & Tolerance
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Disaster Management & CCA
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Children & Youth Rights
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Popular Media & Folk Theatre

Rupantar contributing to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

Development Partners


Last update: 20 february 2022