Background of the Organization:
SAWAB (Social Agency for Welfare and Advancement in Bangladesh) has been working as an NGO in Bangladesh since 1995. It is concerned, not only with the poverty alleviation but also with self-employment activities. It is a non-government, nonprofit and non-political voluntary welfare and development organization. It was established by few enlightened social workers, educationists and teachers. This organization was founded to work for human resource development, education, health and nutrition, environment preservation, income generating activities, etc. for the poor and under privileged group of people, especially for women and children. This organization is devoted to build our action both physically and morally. Orphans, poor and distressed women and children were the focus of our special care and attention. Besides, SAWAB is committed to help the destitute people, to make them self-employed, so that they can contribute to the economic development of the country. Bangladesh lies in such geographical location which is vulnerable to natural calamities and man-made disasters. Every year a voluminous number of people are getting added to the extremely poor community here. SAWAB’s aim is to help these very poor people to be economically solvent and socially secured and thereby it contributes to the total development of the country. Additionally, SAWAB has been working for the socio-economic development of the country.
INTERPRETATION OF LOGO
The logo of SAWAB contains a ship in the ocean on a full moon night that represents a ray of hope for the needy people as the ship contains succour and is moving fast under the moon’s light.