A. Background of the Organization
From the initiation of the organization, SHIELD established itself a source of welfare for the less privileged community and poor people arranging a lots of Marriage without any dowry, provide legal support to poor people who were suffered by the false allegation, etc. At that time of legal proceedings, facing difficulties to perform social work without any legislative stand, the initiators intended to get the legal status. And the result is the SHIELD was registered under the Department of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social Welfare of Bangladesh Government.
Having the legal status SHIELD starts different development activities as a non-for-profit and Voluntary Development Organization. The organization is non political. The SHIELD is running by an elected Executive Committee supported by an advisory Council with the formal leadership of the General Secretary cum Executive Director. All the activities are governed by the stipulated rules and regulations of the constitution.
SHIELD seeks less and under privileged community which will be empowered creating social responsibility, economic development in terms of gender equity, productivity, and environmental balancing.
SHIELD will be the source of information, resource center and guide for the less privilege and marginal community for their empowerment, economic development and self-sustainable. The organization will create volunteers to provide continue services in the target community.
D. Philosophy of the Organization:
The organization beliefs bottom up approach for the improvement of marginalized community. Peoples' participation is the main target of the organization in the process of development activity at the target area. The organization would like to plan and implement the community driven development project. Gender equity and participation is one of the vital concerns in every development intervention of the organization.
E. Legal Status
SHIELD got the registration from the Directorate of Social Welfare of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Government in 2002 bearing the Registration No-Dhaka 07141 dated 20.07.02 & directory joint stock company of the peoples republic of Bangladesh government in 2009, bearing the registration No. 10619