Association for Muslim Advancement Network (AMAN) is one of the leading, non-government, non-profit, non-political, social development organization in Bangladesh working for poverty alleviation for the poor communities irrespective of race, creed, caste, religion, ethnicity and nationality. It is a humanitarian organization established with like-minded young people of the same area in 1991. The young people started their work with flood victims, provide their service like relief and rehabilitation.
People suffering from cold provided support with the warm clothes, the patient are being provided the support by these sorts of dedicated people. At this moment the organizers realized themselves if they would like to assist the greater sector of people, definitely they need to be a registered organization that means they need government approval trough registration. In 1995 AMAN made the registration from NGO Affairs Bureau under the Ministry of Honorable Prime Minister, the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and its registration number is 980.
AMAN is the outcome of the sincerest efforts for its target group people of all over Bangladesh. Having born in a fine morning of October in1995, the organization has been able to put a positive impact in the mind of its target people by its on-going activities. The activities of the organization have transformed the lives of mass people of the respective area significantly.
The organization’s success in this regard, owes its vision of alternative development strategy while in significant ways, stands apart from the mainstream official development model in top-down, overly centralized, male dominated and measured largely in terms of monolithic economic growth. It’s alternative development, is particularly built upon effective participation of the poor, poor children in development, gender equality, social justice, productive and sustainable natural resource management and the protection and enhancement of environmental quality. The proposed organization’s primary concern is to ensure an equitable distribution of the development benefits among the poor and women community who have always work hard but have always been the side-line watchers of the mainstream development drama. It endeavors to bring the people, the real actors in development now hedged out on the margin to the center.
The organization is working on several projects to support the deserving people in all over the country. It has been working in Bangladesh with the commitment of “serving humanity”. By responding quickly to emergencies, AMAN provides relief to the victims of natural disasters, war, and famine, providing shelter and rescuing victims. The organization also deploys long-term development projects on education, life-skill training, orphan care, community services, and provision of save water, safe sanitation and healthcare to tackle the root causes of poverty. The organization is now working with a number of national organizations all over the country with more than 30 dedicated staffs. It has served around 3 million people since its inceptions of this country.