Education and Social Development
Ashika Development Associates is focusing on education and social development. The main mission of the organization is to provide access to quality education for underprivileged children and promote social development in the communities they serve.
Food Security, Livelihoods and Gender
Ashika Development Associates is a non-profit organization focused on food security, livelihoods, and gender in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. The Chittagong Hill Tracts region is home to many indigenous communities who face numerous challenges related to food security and livelihoods due to their remote location and lack of access to resources.
Climate Change and Disaster Management
Ashika Development Associates focuses on climate change and disaster management in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region of Bangladesh. Chittagong Hill Tracts are highly vulnerable to natural disasters like floods, landslides and cyclones due to its topography and location. Additionally, climate change has exacerbated these risks, thereby increasing the frequency and intensity of disasters.
Health and Human Rights
Ashika Development Associates’ focus area on health and human rights is to address these issues by providing healthcare, raising awareness of human rights and advocating for policy changes that benefit indigenous communities in the region. The organization works closely with local communities, government agencies and other stakeholders to ensure that their efforts are sustainable and effective.
Institutional Strengthening Capacity
Own institutional strengthening capacity is an essential focus area for Ashika development partners. By investing in itself, the organization can improve its ability to serve others and ensure that it remains a force for good in the world.