Symbiosis International is committed to high standards of practice and ethical behaviour. This commitment ensures alignment with our values and enables our vision of transformation within communities experiencing poverty in Bangladesh.

To support our work, Symbiosis International has adopted the standards outlined in the policies below. These documents are designed to protect our primary stakeholders, their communities, our donors, our staff and volunteers. They reflect our focus on integrity across the organisation.

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Symbiosis International Constitution

Our Constitution is our governing document. It includes details regarding the governance and operations of our Board and Organisation.

Child Safeguarding Policy

Symbiosis International is committed to the Safeguarding of Children, ensuring our interactions and programs always support their safety and welfare.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy

Symbiosis International is unwavering in its focus on the prevention and mitigation of sexual exploitation, abuse or harrassment.

Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy is important to us, our commitment to supporters, primary stakeholders and staff is outlined in this policy.

Conflict of Interest Policy

The policy outlines our approach to managing conflict of interest issues.

Transparency Policy

We value the trust given to us by supporters and uphold transparency in our operations.

Separation of Development and Non-Development Activity Policy

This policy outlines our position on the separation of aid and development programs from religious adherence or political affiliation.

Collaboration and Engagement Policy

We value working with others in mutually respectful ways.

Prevention of Financial Wrongdoing Policy

We take seriously our responsibility to act as good stewards of financial resources generously given to us.

Complaints Policy

Symbiosis International is committed to a responsive and transparent approach in resolving complaints.

Code of Conduct - Staff and Directors

Our code of conduct guides how team members work together to further the vision of the organisation.


Detailed information and insights about the way we work and the direction of organisation.

2023 Annual Report

Working together with our network of 94 Community Based Organisations, we have created a pathway towards independence. Be inspired by the determination of these CBOs to become self-sustaining organisations impacting their communities for good. And know that through this year, your support has been crucial in preparing for this impact to be multiplied in the years to come.

2022 Annual Report

Symbiosis continues to be in a significant time of transition. Facing the challenges of the past few years has required resilience grounded in strong relationships. Be encouraged as your read the 2022 Annual Report. See how our work is centered on sustainable development, the reach of our projects and the impact of collective action in overcoming poverty.

2021 Annual Report

Strong relationships both within the organization and within the communities within which we work, continue to underpin the valuable work of Symbiosis in Bangladesh in the past year. In the 2021 Annual Report, learn about the empowered innovators who, despite the day-to-day challenges they face, continue to lead the way to help create a brighter future for their families and communities.

Symbiosis International

Symbiosis International is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). As a signatory to the ACFID code of conduct, we are committed to achieving high standards of financial reporting, management, adherence to the ACFID fundraising charter and ethical practice. If you wish to discuss, make a complaint or provide feedback on our policies and approach, please contact us.

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