Bright Star Development Society Balochistan (BSDSB) is a non-profit, non-political, development and Humanitarian organization. BSDSB has been working form the last 16 year in Sibi, Kachhi (Bolan), Jhal Magsi, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad and SohbatPur Districts of Balochistan. BSDSB has been working in the sectors of Social Mobilization, Advocacy, Community Physical Infrastructures (CPI), Education, Health, Livelihoods support, WASH, Shelter, DRR/CBDRM, Emergencies and Humanitarian Response, Youth, GBV and human rights. The promotion of traditional handicrafts and are sub sectors of our alternate livelihoods projects. BSDSB is proud to be one of the few local organizations working in Balochistan on the above mentioned projects, and considers social mobilization as the back bone of the organization, that forms an integral part of all its activities. Gender and Environment is the cross cutting themes of all BSDSB’s Programs and Projects. BSDSB has a trained and committed board of directors, volunteers and staff, work since several years to achieve the Organizational Goal and objectives.
Bright Star Development Society Balochistan (BSDSB) was established in October 1994 in Sub Tehsil Bala Nari Haji, Shaher, District Kachhi (Bolan) by the young professionals and volunteers of the area. Initially BSDSB was registered on August, 1995 as Voluntary Organization under the Voluntary Social welfare act 1961 and after the re-constructing of Organization BSDSB was registered under Societies 1860 on January 16, 2010 and reporting and implementing according to Societies Act 1860 roles and regulations.
BSDSB has al large experience of implementation of projects on Social Mobilization and Advocacy. Under the Social Mobilization BSDSB has completed many project in sectors of Health, Education, Voter Education, We can End violence against women campaign and Spade Irrigation with support and collaboration of National and International Donors. BSDSB has vast experience of working in emergencies, and responded the major Floods in Balochistan included Floods 2007, 2010, 2012-13. Quick emergency/humanitarian response was carried out by the BSDSB and after the emergency response early recovery and rehabilitation projects were implemented by BSDSB. Under the emergency response, early recovery and rehabilitation sectors covered by BSDSB included, Rapid and detailed assessments, Food, NFIs and emergency shelter distribution, WASH, Health Camps, Transitional Shelter, Livelihoods support and Community Based Disaster Management (CBDRM) with support and collaboration of National and International Donors.
BSDSB worked in complex emergency (Zarb Azab) in district Bannu (KPK) and constructed the 450 shelter for TDPs families. BSDSB staff and volunteers have also worked as volunteer with different NGOs in Kashmir and Ziarat (Balochistan). Recently BSDSB has completed the Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) project in 22 Union Councils of district Jaffarabad with support of Concern worldwide Pakistan with the coordination of PDMA/DDMA. Now BSDSB is implementing another CBDRM project in 20 vulnerable and flood affected Union Councils of district Naseerababd with the support Concern Worldwide and close coordination of DDMA/PDMA. BSDSB is working in Sindh with support of Shaheed Binazir Bhutto Housing Cell (SBBHC) and construction Low Cost Houses in district Jacobabad and Kashmore. BSDSB is also working with Stp/Tear Fund for organizational capacity building, quick and improved humanitarian response and linkages development.