Society for People's Education, Empowerment and Development Trust

Partner Type:
Nongovernmental Organization

The Society for People’s Education, Empowerment and Development (Speed Trust) is a voluntary organization involved in development activities for the poor and socially disadvantaged, especially  women, adolescents and children, in the southern coastal region of Bangladesh. Speed Trust aims to empower the poor, reduce poverty and promote equitable access and responsible use of natural resources. Speed Trust works with diverse stakeholders in civil society, associations, farmers’ societies, local and national government and education to strengthen local governance and introduce information and communication technologies, with the aim of increasing accountability and transparency at all levels.