Background of the organization
is poverty-stricken country and the main causes of poverty are it’s over
population, unemployment, lack of education and awareness and finally, socio-
political injustices which have caused mass socio-economic poor condition of
and Rangpur divisions are the poorer than the other divisions. Consequently,
the population of these areas occasionally becomes the victims of natural
calamities such as: Drought, Floods, Heavy Rain Falls, River Erosion, Common Diseases
etc. Due to this, the people of these areas are socio-economically in bad
condition. Illiteracy, Unemployment, Unawareness, Mal-nutrition and in healthy
situation are prevailing all over the areas. As a result, majority of the
people live in below living standard. Besides, the gender situation is also not
good due to social mal-practices. Majority of the women section are abused and
tortured mentally and physically. On the other side, most of the children are
mal-nourished and sometimes become victims of trafficking and child labor.
observing and understanding all the above stated miserable conditions and
realities several enthusiastic, energetic and social minded young men came
forward to volunteer. Their services for the needy people and established an
Organization named “AVA DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY” as on January 2001.
development society is a National Non-political, Non-Profitable,
Non-Government, Voluntary and Social Organization for the service of poor
majority of the rural areas of the country.
Vision of the
development society believes in the service of human beings for their total
(Socio-economic, Cultural, Political and Spiritual) development. Therefore, it
gives priority to the poor, oppressed, marginalized and deprived group of
people of the society for their advancement so to establish their human
dignity, values and social justice in the community of rural Bangladesh.
Mission of the
mission of Ava development society
is to form organization of the poor, disable, landless, marginalized and
indigenous men and women in order to integrate them in the process of
socio-economic development ventures for their self-sufficiency and authentic
Core values of the organization
major core values of the Organization are-
Service for the poor and marginalized.
Priority to the poor and oppressed classes of people.
Total human development.
Social justice and peace.
Sustainable development for establishing human dignity and values.
Legal form and number of
AVA DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY has been registered
with the following Government Departments:
NGO Related Bureau: Reg. No: 2557, Date-
Social Welfare Department: Natore, Reg. No: Nat-410/04,
Joint Stock Company: Reg. No: Raj-S-256, Date:
No: 05305-00792-00470, Date: 17/01/2010.