Fazle Hasan Abed
Founder and Chairperson, BRAC
Fazle Hasan Abed was born in 1936 in Hobigonj. His father used to work as theDistrict Sub-registrar in Hobigonj. In the childhood when he was studying inHobigonj Government High School, his father acquired paralysis. At that point of time hewas sent to his uncle who had been the section judge in Comilla. He got admitted inComilla Jilla School. After two years, his uncle was transferred to Pabna. Abedmoved along with his uncle to Pabna and also himself publicly stated in Pabna Jilla School. Hepassed his matriculation from that school in 1952.
After that he went to Dhaka andin 1954 he handed his advanced examination through the famous Dhaka College.
Then simply he got admitted to school of Dhaka for the Bachelor Level in Physics. Hedid not complete his degree with this university alternatively he attended his granddad who wasworking in England. Presently there he once again got admitted in Glasgow University to studyNaval Architecture. He had ideal at that time that he will be the initial navalarchitect in his country. Nevertheless after going to several shipyards in Glasgow, he couldunderstand that this individual shall not manage to apply his knowledge of naviero architecture inhis home country. So , after studying this subject for two years, he left the universityand went to London. There he completed professional accounting study course. During hisstudy of professional accounting, his mother died. As a result, he lost interest of coming back to the home nation. So he stayed in London and performed there.
Afterthat this individual went to Canada for another assistance. Then he went to New York and workedthere. After that this individual went to several countries along with his jobs. In 1968, this individual came back to his home country and started working because the Head of Finance in Shell Essential oil Company. In 1971, when the liberation war started, he left the job and joined the war. Afternine months, Bangladesh got independence. At that time Abed started BRAC.
The war drastically changed the direction of his your life. In...