ADAMS initially focused on hard-core poor and underprivileged people of both rural and urban area bringing about positive change in their attitude and place them in the main walk of the society. Over the year we have moved towards integrated programs to transform human deprivation into human resources undertaking development initiatives and resilience.
Given priority to the under privileged people of both rural and urban area of our work enables us tackle the root causes of poverty and inequality. Working with diversified people, partners, donors and civil society platforms and reaching millions of beneficiaries, ADAMS creates lasting change by strengthening marginalized, excluded and ultra-poor communities. We provides livelihood support for Income Generating Activities (IGAs) of poor people including women through integrated start-up capital support program.
Our dedicated team implement programs that encompass sustainable livelihood, capacity building, and education program for both adult and child, health & WATSAN, climate change adaptation and mitigation, food security, disaster management and emergency response with the support of valued partners, donors including government agencies of Bangladesh.
All our activities are under pinned by right-based approach and empowerment of youth including women.
We work for extremely poor people in rural and urban areas in the south western parts of the country, especially those trapped in a set of unequal power relations,limited access to security and well being as well as equitable social, economic and environmental outcomes.
To improve socio economic development of underprivileged women of the rural areas in Mollahat, Bagerhat, Women Development Program (WDP) took place.
Start Relief activities for flood affected people and also start Rehabilitation program for those affected people in the south-western parts of the country. ADAMS also took part in the deadliest Sidar and Ayla relief and rehabilitation programs.
To bring sustainable changes through education program for girls to improve the vulnerable socio economic condition and reducing discriminating income abilities of the poorest of the poor in rural areas in Mollahat, Bagerhat, ADAMS started Integrated Income Generating Project for Secondary Girls Education (IIGPSGE) and ADAMS Secondary Girls Assistance & Self-reliant Integrated Project (ADAMS-SGASIP).
Considering the scarcity of natural resources of fuel and energy, ADAMS starts Biogas project under Renewal Energy Program in rural areas in Khulna district. For the development support services to Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) program also initiates with the help of Department of Women Affairs (DWA).
ADAMS has been working on elimination of child labour since 2003. To withdrawing children from child labour, providing them with education and assisting their families with training and employment opportunities contribute directly to creating decent work for adults, ADAMS collaborated with the concern Ministry of the Government and implement Reducing Hazardous Child Labour in Bangladesh project.
Bangladesh is the 6th most vulnerable countries in the world facing the potential impacts of climate change. ADAMS tried to put it’s sensible effort to implement the Community Climate Change Project (CCCP) to bring desired outcome in the project area. It is an adaptation project that aims at enhancing the capacity of selected communities to increase their resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change.
ADAMS has always been given concentrates on the ultra-poor of the society to improvement of quality of life. For the slum dwelling people of selected 25 slum areas of Khulna City Corporation through providing the preprimary education for the slum dwelling children and micro credit assistance to support the slum dwelling poor beneficiaries for adopting suitable Income Generating Activities (IGA) ADAMS started Integrated Program with Pre-school for Poor Slum Dwellers (IPPSD) project.