Gram Bikash Shohayak Shangstha, popularly known as GBSS, is a non-political, nonprofit and non-government organization (NGO). Reregistered with the Department of Social Services and NGO Affairs Bureau, it has been working for almost two decades since 1988. Started its activities with its own resources in the community of a small remote village of Nrsingdi District, GBSS is currently working in both rural and urban areas in the country, thanks to the continued support and assistance of national and international development partners. It is one of the leading organizations in the NGO sector implementing numerous programmes with greater zeal and enthusiasm following community development approach for sustainable development of the community as a whole especially of the disadvantaged, underprivileged and disabled people of the country. Side by side with all stakeholders including the Government of Bangladesh, GBSS, as a commitment, is actively participating to fight poverty and achieve the Millennium Development Goals as well as PRSP targets.
A sustainable institution of the organized groups of men and women that helps raise their voice to exercise political, social and economic right. To enable the organized groups to be independent free from external influence and to meet their moral obligating, through their own institution towards their family, society and state..
The goal of GBSS is to mobilize a vast majority of the people to be self confident, self reliance and to create awareness among them for living a decent and meaningful life in all respect and to make them productive force.