Collaboration and partnership is one of SAWAB’s major work values. SAWAB maintains strong partnership with different national and international organizations concerning fund raising and implementation of its activities. It is one of the signatories to the Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (UNIW), Turkey.
Strengthening Partnership at the National Level
SAWAB arranged different seminars and symposiums involving the representatives of partner NGO’s at national level in 2012 and 2013. Work strategies of SAWAB and scope of collaboration between different NGOs for effective implementation of development activities are discussed in those seminars and workshops. These workshops are very helpful to ensure shared understanding about development needs and strategies in Bangladesh.
SAWAB representatives participated in several programmes organized by UNIW and other organizations. An eight-member delegation from SAWAB led by its Chairman Mr. S M Rasheduzzaman and Vice Chairman Prof. A.N.M. Rashid Ahmad participated in 5th International Bediuzzaman and Risale-I- Nur Symposium and General Assembly Meeting of UNIW held during 26th to 31st May 2012. This team also visited Jeddah and Dubai after the program of UNIW. In 2013 SAWAB team made two visits; the first visit was in Turkey and Cyprus and the second in Turkey, Jeddah (KSA) and Dubai. SAWAB Chairman also participated in UNIW General Assembly Council Meeting on 24th January 2013. An eight-member team led by SAWAB chairman S M Rasheduzzaman and vice chairman Prof. A.N.M. Rashid Ahmad participated in 6th International Bediuzzaman and Risale-I- Nur Symposium. Later on they also visited Jeddah (KSA) and Dubai.