About DAM

Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (Rahmatullah Alaihee)

Established in 1958 with the mandate of 'Divine and Humanitarian Service Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is now one of the leading voluntary development organizations in Bangladesh. Dhaka Ahsania Mission, a registered non-profit, non-government, non-political, voluntary and charitable society is incorporated in Bangladesh under the Society Registration Act, 1860. The motto of the Mission is “Divine and Humanitarian Service”. Sufi Saint Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (Rahmatullah Alaihee) originally established the Mission in 1958, who was an educationist, litterateur and practical philosopher.

DAM has four separate but inter-connected programmes, which include Education, Livelihood, Health, and Human Rights and Social justice. DAM expects that the synergistic impacts of all the interventions made under the four programmes will not only contribute to improved living conditions of the poor but also empower them to claim their rights and entitlements and gain access to resources and services provided by the public and private sector institutions. Apart from the core programmes, DAM also has a number of supportive programmes.

DAM also operates a number of sponsored programmes that include:

Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
Institute of Technical and Vocational Education and Training
Ahsanullah Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Teachers' Training College
Ahsania Mission College
Cross Border Women and Children Trafficking Prevention Shelter Home
Vocational Training Institute for Working Children (VTIWC)
Drug Addiction Treatment Centre
Ahsania Institute of Sufism
Ahsania Mission-Sadat Ali Education and Training Centre
Vocational Training Institute for Working Children and
Ahsania-Malaysia Hajj Mission
DAM has set up a few enterprises that generate income for the organization. These are:
Nagor Dola (culture-focused boutique shop)
Ahsania Mission Book Distribution House and
Ahsania-Malaysia Hajj Investment and Finance Company.
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