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.

website: DREAM Project


The HaloCard™ Project is an initiative to revolutionize charitable giving through the development of a platform that allows credit card users to provide donations in an amount equal to 1% of their transactions to the non-profits of their choice.

website:  HaloCard Project


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.



SAJIDA Foundation (SF): is a Bangladeshi national NGO that works with underprivileged and low-income groups. The mission of SF is to improve the quality of life in the communities through sustainable, holistic and effective interventions. SF’s activities include providing micro-credit, health services, micro-insurance, mobile medical services in extremely remote areas, working with pavement dwellers etc.

  • Adhunika Women’s Center: Adhunika Women’s Center was established by Adhunika Bangladesh Society with the financial assistance of Adhunika Foundation. The aim of the Centre was to promote the usage of information technology among the women of Bangladesh in order to bring about positive social change in their lives, thus contributing to the advancement of gender equality in Bangladesh and the empowerment of Bangladeshi women. From April 2012, SAJIDA Foundation is managing the operation of the Center.

website: Sajida Foundation