SIVUS Institute Bangladesh
SIVUS Institute Bangladesh is a registered voluntary social welfare agency working to uplift the life of the intellectually handicapped persons. Registered in 1992 with Social Welfare Department of Bangladesh Government. SIVUS volunteers are University and Medical students, community leaders and family members of the handicapped persons.
SIVUS Institute Bangladesh published two books 'Virgin Village Bandaikhara' and 'SIVUS Group Dynamic Principles: Hatgangopara'. The SIVUS volunteers work in their own respective rural areas. They keep constant contact with the handicapped persons and their families. They mainly spend time with the intellectually handicapped persons and their family members. Update them with the recent advancements in the fields of special education, health care and community based rehabilitation.
SIVUS Institute Bangladesh arranged several seminars, symposium, awareness programs, medical camps during 1992 - 2017. The Third International SIVUS Conference was hosted by SIVUS Institute Bangladesh in 2002 at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh and the Fifth International SIVUS Conference at Dhaka University in 2009.