past projects


  • DREAM Project: The Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities (DREAM) is a five-year community based participatory research study NYU School of Medicine’s Center for the Study of Asian American Health. The goal of the project is to develop, implement, and test a Community Health Worker Program designed to improve diabetes control and diabetes-related health complications in the Bangladeshi community in New York City.
  • M.A.R.H.A.B.A. Muslim Americans Reaching for Health and Building Alliances Study – MARHABA is a two-year research study designed to understand beliefs and practices regarding breast and cervical cancer screening among Muslim women in New York City.  Study findings from M.A.R.H.A.B.A will be used to develop programs and policies to improve the health of Muslim women


  • Breast Cancer Awareness Building Project
  • Stop Violence Against Women Project


Project SHAHRUKH’S Nityoshongee:

On Feb 17, 2010, with the support of Adhunika Foundation – Adhunika Bangladesh Society (ABS) officially launched a new initiative called ‘ Shahrukh’s & Nityoshongee’ in partnership with Shahruk’s Collection, a leading fashion house in Bangladesh. The partnership under the supervision of the famous designer Late Shahrukh Shahid, created opportunities for participants of Adhunika Women’s Center managed by ABS to be involved with the training to develop, promote and sell products. With this partnership, 20% proceeds from these products contributed to projects of Adhunika Bangladesh Society.

  • Computer Literacy Program:

February 2006-December 2008 – Adhunika was a proud sponsor of Computer Literacy Program for Volunteers Association for Bangladesh (VAB), and Development Research Network (D.Net) to support Adhunika Bangladesh Society’s (ABS) ‘Information Technology Training for Women Project’.

  • Information Technology Training for Women:

August 2004 – January 2006: Adhunika supported a pilot project ‘Information Technology Training for Women’ for Adhunika Bangladesh Society which helped create Adhunika Women’s Center.