About ASHIKA Development Associates
ASHIKA Stands for Amader Shikkha O Kaj/আমাদের শিক্ষা ও কাজ
ASHIKA believes in Information, Empowerment & Development
ASHIKA Development Associates is a Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) base voluntary, non-political and non-governmental Organization is a regional knowledge development and income generating activities center serving poor, backward and vulnerable communities. We are working to develop an economically and socially sound community to sustain their empowerment in CHT and to enlighten them within the rule of self-dependency.
ASHIKA is now giving importance on skill development through initiation of innovative entrepreneurial activities with proper utilization of local resources to enhance govt.revenue towards achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.
Our Mission, Vision, Objectives and Motto
To achieve a socio-economic emancipation by creating a stakeholder based economy involving women & disable part of community, mobilizing civil society with proper utilization of local resources and institutions.
A sustainable socio-economically developed society where the basic needs and rights of the ultra-poor communities are ensured with their maximum participations in development.
To provide language programs through computer technological transformation of the ethnic communities’ languages would be based on research
“We believe in Information, Empowerment & Development”
ASHIKA has implemented Education Project in support with national and international donor:BRAC,UNDP-CHTDF,CarlBro-Grontmij,Save the Children International in Bangladesh.
Agriculture, Livelihood & IGA
ASHIKA is experienced on Agriculture,livelihood/Income Generating Activities(IGA) Projects in support with national and international donor:UNDP-CHTDF,International Center for Integrated Mountains
ASHIKA emerged with its initiative on chakma language script development and training in Rangamati and Khagrachari Hill District with the support from Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board.Later on it worked with UNDP
CULTURE & RIGHT
Under Culture and Rights sector, ASHIKA has implemented the following
projects: 1.Micro-Capital Grant Project.
ASHIKA has implemented Education Project in support with national and international donor: BRAC, UNDP-CHTDF, CarlBro-Grontmij, Save the Children International in Bangladesh.
ASHIKA has experience on working on gender issues in CHT as follows.
ASHIKA has vast experience on health issue with the support from national and international level donors.
Where money goes?
ASHIKA Receives funds from local/national level organizations for the welfare of backward, far reaching communities in CHT.The sector wise fund flow for the year 2016-2017 was like this: