Angela Gomes

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Angela Gomes
Born (1952-07-16) July 16, 1952 (age 70)
AwardsMagsaysay Award (1999)

Angela Gomes (born July 16, 1952)[1] is a social worker from Bangladesh. She is the founder and executive director of Banchte Shekha (Learn How To Survive), an NGO since 1976.[1] She won the Magsaysay Award in 1999 for community leadership.[2]



Her books include "Learning through Works for Adults", "Living with Rights", "Easy Living of Children" and "How I Reached".[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Dr. Angela Gomes". The Daily Star. February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "A power source - Angela Gomes:Community Leadership". Asia Week. Archived from the original on February 8, 2005. Retrieved February 16, 2016.

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