About Our Organization


Habigonj Association, Dhaka aspires for a society free from starvation, oppression and exploitation, where every individual  will live in peace and communal harmony by enjoying the rightful share of the resources belonging to the society and able to enjoy their basic rights.


To ensure participation of every potential  and experienced social activists and stakeholders, all executive members, capable and solvent citizens of Habigonj district to empower poor, distressed & vulnerable  people, eradicate illiteracy and poverty, prevent dowry and childhood marriage, improve health nutrition and financial status of rural deprived people of Habigonj district.


Background of Inception:

Being a non political ,on profitable and voluntary social organization it was established in Dhaka city by a group of respected, well-reputed and high profile personalities of Habigonj district who were residing in Dhaka city. It should be mentioned with deep respect that Mr. A.K. Azad Chowdhury and others established this organization in 1987 with few significant aims, such as—To maintain and develop good relations among the people of Habigonj district living in Dhaka.

-Creating opportunities to stand by each other in any need and work towards that goal.

-Standing by the side of Habigonj district residents who are relatively indigent, unemployed and miserable in times of emergency.



Broad Objective:

The main objective of this organization is to implement all possible activities for the welfare of Habiganj district residents living in Dhaka and living in 9(nine) upazilas of Habiganj district.

Specific Objectives:

The specific objectives of this organization are mentioned below:

  1. To maintain and develop good relations among the people of Habiganj district living in Dhaka and abroad.

  2. Creating opportunities to stand by each other in any need and work towards that goal.

  3. Standing by the side of ultra-poor people, people relatively indigent, unemployed and miserable in times of emergency  with cash and kind support procured from members of this organization, solvent and generous citizens of Habigonj district living Dhaka city, 9(nine) upazilas of the district, Europe, America, Canada, Middle-east and other countries.

  4. To provide possible assistance for the treatment of indigent patients of 9(nine) upazilas of Habiganj district.

  5. To provide financial assistance or scholarships for the higher education of meritorious children of 9(nine) upazilas of Habiganj district.

  6. Maintain intensive liaison with district administration , public representatives and other stakeholders.

  7. Involve and engage trained Imams of mosques, youth force, local Community Based Organizations (CBOs), sports clubs, cultural organizations, educational institution managing committees of Habigonj district in prevention of COVID-19, dowry, child marriage, domestic violence against women, bullying on school and college going girls.

  8. Organize or conduct personal health and hygiene education programmes, adolescent girls Reproductive Health education programme, organize training programmes for Traditional Birth Attendants ( TBAs) in upazila and district level with technical support from District Health Department & Family Planning Department of Habigonj.

  9. Organize Career Counselling for job seekers of Habigonj district and cooperate them with recent Job Circulars and and guidance to prepare C.V/ Resume.

10.To recognize citizens of Habigonj district for outstanding achievements nationally and internationally by arrange public-reception, offering flower bouquets and sending “Thanks Letter”  to them.


  1. Organize re-unions, annual picnics, Iftar mahfils with respected citizens of Habigonj district , who are residing in Dhaka city.

Execution & Management

Habigonj Association, Dhaka adopts decentralized participatory management system. The General Council, supreme authority of this organization. Executive Committee is elected biennially out of General Council for executing organization’s policies and decisions  made by General Committee. All the policies of this organization and decisions of General Committee are implemented by sub-committees headed by Convener of respective sub-committee and under guidance and intensive supervision of the President and General Secretary.

General Secretary acts as the Chief Executive, who is responsible for overall program implementation, correspondence, liaision and conducting meetings in consultation with the President.

Habigonj Association, Dhaka  always undertake need based programs and ensure active participation of all Executive members in programme designing and implementation.

Organization values:

Habigonj Association, Dhaka doesn’t have any overt value based direction in program and organization management system. However, members of the organization often pronounce moral and ethical aspects of pro-people development initiative to stimulate and motivate workforce of the organization. To cope new challenges and uphold the pro-people concerns in the development initiative, all stakeholders solely agreed to have overt organization culture and values that conglomerate in all achievements of this organization..

We believe……………………………………

  • Illiteracy, ignorance and unconsciousness are barriers to personal and social development.

  • People have rights to life, employs and livelihood irrespective of gender, class, cast and religion.

  • Human dignity and justice.

  • Natural ability and capacity of people.

  • Accountability and transparency in all action.

  • Participation constituent pro-people development.

  • Acknowledgement and appreciation are the building blocks of motivation.

Following cultural practices inclined to ensure the act of holding overt values

We practice.…………………………………..

  • Respect to others opinion.

  • Transparent and accountable to all level (Horizontal and vertical).

  • Participation from planning to evaluation.

  • Delegation of work.

  • Respect to the decision of the stakeholders and people.

  • Acknowledging innovation and challenge.

  • Healthy communication with all pertinent groups.

  • Maintain free flow of communication.

  • Trust on the actions of team members and program participants.

  • Ensure equal opportunity for people irrespective of age and gender, class and cast.

  • Appropriate and effective use of all policies, rules and regulations of the organization.

  • Zero tolerance to any act against rights & dignity and financial corruption.