BEES is registered as a national NGO which has been working for last 44 years for bringing about socio-economic changes in the lives of the poor, illiterate, neglected, unskilled and malnourished people, especially women and children, of the society through empowerment. The development drive now being intervened and executed by BEES was started as Bogura Rural Development Project (BRDP) under Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) in 1975. The project was handed over to BEES in 1984. Since then, with a new Mission and Vision, BEES started its operation by refreshing the ongoing activities as per need and demand of the clients and extended its activities in other areas of Bangladesh. BEES has enhanced self-reliance efforts of more than 5.8 million people so far. BEES sets forth its activities with the objectives of accomplishing the factors that promote or boost development by giving emphasis on sustainability, behavioral change and women empowerment in terms of universal literacy, access to health care including WatSan, promotion of personal hygiene & sanitation, nutrition education, rights & governance and income & employment generation for livelihood development.
BEES is now registered with the Department of Social Welfare, Directorate of Family Planning, Joint Stock Company, Micro- credit Regulatory Authority (MRA) and the NGO Affairs Bureau. BEES has been implementing different programs and projects in collaboration with multiple Ministries, International and National organizations since inception. BEES has its self-supported program as well.