MAB is a well renowned non-profit community based development organization working for ensuring better comprehensive care support and treatment of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), comprehensive harm reduction services for people who inject drugs (PWID), care and treatment for injecting drug users living with HIV/AIDS(ILWHA), health and nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and rights, safe migration, human and child rights, governance, health system strengthening, child protection in Bangladesh.
It is a leading self help organization in Bangladesh, was established in 2003 with registered from Department of Social welfare Bangladesh in 2004 and NGO affairs bureau in 2010. Currently MAB is working across the country and providing services through its Dhaka head quarter, Khulna regional office and others 14 local offices.
Date of Establishment:
March 15 2003
Registration from Social Welfare Bangladesh
Rights based approach
MAB follow the human rights framework as it deems that every human being has inalienable rights and a deprivation of needs can be addressed as a denial of rights. MAB consider all of its approaches as marginalized community can enjoy all of their rights and also integrates the norms and principles of the international human rights into development work.
Community lead approach/ engagement
MAB will empower socially & economically marginalized communities through enhancing capacity, creating solidarity & and engaging them in program design, implementation, advocacy and policy development.
Establish and strengthen functional and learning allies with Government, NGOs/CBOs, private sectors, & other institutions to create a sustainable, affordable and accessible approach to people at need.
Learning and reflection
MAB ensure & encourage accumulate knowledge & program excellence through monitoring & operational research, reflect this knowledge within organization and externally for replication and guide to transform this knowledge into action.
MAB believes in long term vow to marginalized and vulnerable groups to achieve lasting impact at broad scale on health and social equality. MAB will also consider sustainability issues for creating long lasting impact as well as its own sustainability for providing better services with accountability.
MAB has taken capacity development as strategic pathway and will emphasize on it for effective & quick communication with various stakeholders including the program and project participants, monitoring, reporting and other aspects of program implementation, and management.
MAB envisages a future where it will extend its physical operation boundaries from the current two i.e. Dhaka and Khulna. Not only that but enlarging their target group from People Living with HIV and AIDS to atleast one more of the vulnerable groups in Dhaka that has a more direct link to the former such as the Injecting Drug Users.