WELCOME TO ANTAR
ANTAR has been established in the year 2000 as a national level voluntary development organization in Bangladesh. ANTAR works for establishment of human rights through planned and systematic development initiatives. Specially designed programs are implemented by ANTAR for children, women and men from under privileged families as the key target partners. All segments of development stakeholders covering representatives of government, civil society, development practitioners, grass-roots inmates including minorities irrespective of age, culture, class and gender are participating regularly in ANTAR initiatives for a positive changes in the society. The vision and mission enforces ANTAR to develop itself as a unique development actor in achieving excellence for a just society where the people including disadvantaged lead a dignified life.
ANTAR is an NGO that is striving to establish human rights among the community people and put continuous effort to ensure the entitlements of rights of the disadvantaged rural and urban people. Keeping this in mind ANTAR has been taking various social and economic development program with a view to empower the socially excluded group and trying to bring them in the mainstream development process. ANTAR has a variety of development programs with particular emphasis to women, children, youth, elderly, disable, adolescent and the man as a whole. All these target groups are being benefited by ANTAR’s initiatives and getting capacities on skill and life skill education and mobilization. In addition to normal program ANTAR undertakes emergency programs to meet the emergency need of the victims of both natural and manmade disasters. During that consequence ANTAR looks into the need of psychosocial support by the side of food and non-food support.
ANTAR has been trying to strengthen the oldest community institutions by adopting a community-based approach in their method and strategy of program implementation. To strengthening the advocacy and policy advocacy initiatives of different human and child rights issues, ANTAR has been involved in various national, regional and international networks and govt. committee and playing key role to influence the policy advocacy. In addition, ANTAR want to be shared the rare and lifetime learning experience of the participants coming from different strata of life.