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Bright Star Development Society Balochistan

Bright Star Development Society Balochistan (BSDSB) was established in October 1994 at 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 than Organization was registered under Societies 1860 in January 2010 and reporting and implementing according to Societies Act 1860 roles and regulations. Bright Star Development Society Balochistan (BSDSB) is a non-profit, non-political and local organization of Balochistan. BSDSB has been working for the last 15 year in Sibi, Kachhi (Bolan), Jhal Magsi, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Sohbatpur and Quetta Districts of Balochistan. BSDSB has been working in the sectors of Social Mobilization, Advocacy, Community Physical Infrastructures (CPI), Education, Health, Agriculture, Water & Sanitation, Emergencies, DRR, 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 southern Balochistan on the above-mentioned projects and considers social mobilization as the backbone of the organization, that forms an integral part of all its activities. BSDSB has a trained and committed board of directors, volunteers and staff, work for several years to achieve the Organizational Goal and objectives. 

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Blog Post

Predictions and calls to action for 2021

The events we have experienced in 2020 may catalyse the types of changes that the world has been demanding for many years. From localisation and decolonisation to action on the global climate emergency, to maximising technology and advocating for accountability. We asked our local and national members and our Hubs what predictions and calls to action they have for the sector for 2021.

15Dec20

Blog Post

Interview with Manu Gupta and Varghese Antony

In June four humanitarian organisations from India joined the Start Network, and one of these is SEEDS. We spoke with Manu Gupta and Varghese Antony about their previous interactions with the Start Network and their motivations for joining.

05Aug20

Blog Post

Interview with Naseer Channa, Bright Star Development Society Balochistan

Last month, four humanitarian organisations from Pakistan joined the Start Network, and one of these is BSDSB. We spoke with Naseer Channa about his previous interactions with the Start Network and his motivations for joining.

15Jul20

News Article

Twelve local and national organisations become members of Start Network

Start Network is pleased to announce that 12 new local and national aid agencies, based in India, Pakistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, have joined the network. The new members have joined as part of Start Network’s plans to build a more balanced network made up of more local and national actors.

24Jun20