Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services MIDAS is a promotional organisation in the private sector. It was set up in 1982 with the objective of supporting the development of micro, small and medium enterprises.See More
Development agencies at home and abroad who desire to make a real contribution to poverty reduction in Bangladesh and see virtue in the promotion of small and ultra-small enterprises to generate employment to that end, have the best option in joining hands with MIDAS.
MIDAS was established in 1982 under the Societies Registration Act 1860 with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). MIDAS was also formally registered with the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Bangladesh as a non-profit voluntary organization.
Before the registration of MIDAS, a Cooperative Agreement was signed in 1981 between USAID under its Rural Industrial Project and The Asia Foundation as an intermediary to channel and administer USAID assistance to MIDAS. The registration of MIDAS as an NGO with its clear objectives and vision encouraged USAID to conclude the Cooperative Agreement (CA). The USAID CA, made in 1985, paved the way for providing…More about us