Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF)

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF) is an independent grant-making organization governed by a voluntary board of trustees. The Foundation was formed as a trust under Bangladesh law in September 1997 and registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau of the Government of Bangladesh in April 1998.

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation invests in programs that work towards freeing people from poverty, ignorance and oppression. The Foundation does not support any initiative or organization whose work is contrary to the principles of equality and respect for all religious, cultural and ethnic groups. It does not support any form of religious, ethnic, sectarian, racial discrimination or extremism, nor partisan political agendas.Bangladesh Freedom Foundation operates from an endowment grant provided by the Ford Foundation and welcomes collaborative grant-making with institutions that share similar goals and interests. More information .....

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A multi- party Partnership program is launched by Bangladesh Freedom Foundation, Rotary Club of Dhaka Mahanagar, Southeast Bank limited and Seraj Foundation designed for the development of Science Education in Secondary Schools and Madrasahs across the country. A MoU among the mentioned organizations was signed on the 2nd of August, 2017.  In a formal meeting at Rotary Club Office, the editor of the book Professor Dr. Zeba Islam Seraj, Eminent members of Rotary Club of Dhaka Mahanagar and the Executive Director of BFF Mr. Sazzadur Rahman Chowdhury signed The memorandum on behalf of their organization.

The two-day long Grand finale of BFF-SAMAKAL National Science Debate 2017 was held at Dhaka Government Laboratory High School auditorium on July 27-28, 2017.  This is the biggest school debate competition where schools from all 64 districts of Bangladesh have their participation. Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF) and the popular bangle Daily newspaper SAMAKAL have been jointly organizing this competition every year since 2013. The major objective of this contest is to promote and popularize science through the participation of higher secondary students at a debate contest across the country.

A number of 520 high schools of 64 districts participated in this contest. After the district and divisional level contest, Champions of divisional level and Dhaka metropolitan city contested at the final round. This year there were 7 girls school teams among the 16 participating teams and the finalists were all girls.

BFF-Samakal National School Science Debate 2017 started its three months journey on 9 March, 2017 at Rangpur, Thakurgaon, Nilphamari and Dinajpur District. The two-day long final event is planned to be held in Dhaka on 19-20 May, 2017.  This is the biggest school debate competition where schools from all 64 districts of Bangladesh have their participation. BFF and The Daily SAMAKAL are jointly organizing this event every year.

A number of 520 secondary schools and madrasahs of 64 districts are expected to participate in this grand contest. After the district and divisional level contests, Champions of divisional level and Dhaka metropolitan city will contest at the grand finale.

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