History

Foundation for Environment and Economic Development-FEED is one of the  institutions among many  work  for the deprived class as well as rural development as its voluntary exhibition. It is founded by visionary individual Mr. Abdul Mukit Chowdhury in 1989.

 

BarlekhaUpazila (maulvibazar district) area 315.58 sq km, located in between 24°36′ and 24°50′ north latitudes and in between 90°01′ and 90°18′ east longitudes. It is bounded by beanibazar (sylhet)upazila on the north, juriupazila on the south, assamstate of India on the east, kulaura, golapganj and fenchuganjupazilas on the west. This upazila is sharing a 20-km long international boundary with India.

 

Population Total 155221; male 77989, female 77232; Muslim 130416, Hindu 23483, Buddhist 1269 and others 53. Indigenous communities such as manipuri, khasia and santal belong to this upazila.

 

Water bodies Main rivers: Sonai, Dhamai, Juri. hakalukihaor is the largest haor of the country and partly lies under the jurisdiction of this upazila. Area of HakalukiHaor is 181.15 sq km, of which 72.46 sq km is within the territory of BarlekhaUpazila.

 

Noted manufactories Shitall Paati, Tea processing factory, Incense factory, Agor-Atar factory, Cottage industries Blacksmith, Weaving, Potteries, Wood work, Bamboo work, Cane work.

 

FEED initiated to developmental activities journey by renovating cyclone damaged Gogra primary school and Boro Moidan non government primary school with the support of Japanese donor agency PUS-Osaka.

 

After that we built Kansai Hakaluki High School and Jafarpur Terakoya Preparetory School and received its registration from NGO Affairs Bureau, Prime Minister’s office, The People’s Republic of Bangladesh on 23 October in 2002.

 

Now, we play a master role in Barlekha with establishing and co-operating  many educational institutions, environment and Climate Change, disaster management & relief distribution, computer skill basic training, sexually viral diseases (STDS), child marriages, free health checkup and mass awareness are the main activities.

 

We are committed to working with responsibility to ensure participation of society.