House 19, road no 12 Dhanmondi
M. Kazi Rafiqul Alam, President

Dhaka Ahsania Mission is a non-government development organization founded by Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, an eminent educationist, reformer and Sufi. The founding motto of DAM is ‘Divine and humanitarian service’. It functions since 1958 pursuing the  aims of social and spiritual development of entire human community.

Founding aims

  • Develop the social and spiritual life of the entire human community
  • Annihilate the distinction between man and man
  • Cultivate unity and brotherhood and inspire divine love
  • Teach one one’s insignificance and shun one’s pride
  • Enable one to recognize and realize the relation between the Creator and the creation
  • Enable one to realize the duty of man to his Creator and to his fellow beings
  • Render all possible help to the suffering humanity at large.


DAM visualizes a society that foster humanity, spirituality, humility, equality and caring the nature..


DAM provides high quality services towards unity, peace and development of social and spiritual life for the human community in general and for the disadvantaged and suffering humanity, in particular.

Core values:

Humanity, Spirituality, Humility, Equality and equity, Caring the nature, Honesty and morality:

Operating principles:

Excellence and quality, Innovation, Transparency and accountability, Sustainability:

DAM distinctiveness:

  • DAM is unique and distinctive because of its founding divinity values, which combine service to the humanity and service to the Creator under the motto ‘Divine and Humanitarian Service’.
  • DAM is also distinct because of its identity as an organization delivering diverse need-based services through both field based and institutional interventions.
  • DAM has a unique way of doing ‘business’ that is shaped by its values and works for unlocking human potential enabling communities and societies to engage in creating a better society.

Source: UNODC

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: (HQ) House 19, Road 12 (New)
Dhanmondi R/A
Dhaka 1209
Country: Bangladesh
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.ahsaniamission.org.bd/default.asp
UN Languages:  
Other languages:  
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'illiteracy, environment, health services, awareness-raising'
Short description: Operational Objectives:
-Promotion of human resource development through both formal and non-formal basic and higher education
-Undertaking programs for eradication of illiteracy and alleviation of poverty
-Undertaking programs for uplifting dignity of women through spiritual, social and economic development
-Preservation of natural environment and ecology
-Prevention of illicit use of narcotic drugs and treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts
-Promotion of preventive and curative health services including establishment of general/specialized hospitals, health clinics, maternity and child health centres, home for the old.
-Development, publication and distribution of books and other teaching learning materials
-Supporting the work of the UN and dissemination of knowledge of its principles and activities
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