Recognition and Awards

Awarded for Impact

“Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable” – Samuel Johnson. Igniting that spark of hope is in the core essence of Amal, as it names after an Arabic word meaning hope.

Amal Foundation’s main area of focus lies in education, emergency response, health and women’s empowerment. Since 2014 Amal has worked in numerous projects starting from working with displaced communities in remote riverine islands in the North, facilitating a community health centre, building schools, supporting Rohingya Refugees with food, clothing and shelter and even creation of women skill and

Celebrated Across The Years

Joy Bangla Youth Award 2021

“Joy Bangla Youth Award” is a flagship initiative of Young Bangla which was launched in 2015 with the vision to recognize the youth-led exemplary work in social transformation and community development, across the country and award them for their extraordinary work in different category. The goal of this platform is not just awarding or recognizing the young change makers but also helping them network, connect with policymakers, and receive proper grooming.

In 2021, under the skill and employment category, Amal Foundation was bestowed with the Joy Bangla Youth Award for working in Bangladesh’s remote char areas ensuring better livelihood, healthcare, and quality education for more than 52,000 beneficiaries in different villages across Bangladesh.

Emerged as the most celebrated award for those setting up to transform lives, Joy Bangla Youth Award has helped showcase silent but transformational initiatives – from educating street children to helping the poor and vulnerable tea worker communities.

CSR Award 2021

The Daily Star in association with CSR Window launched an initiative “A Better Tomorrow™: CSR Awards that aims to instigate dialogue for future development and sustainability solutions, as well as to recognize corporations for their innovative and outstanding corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

For the extraordinary humanitarian work, Amal Foundation was awarded CSR Award in 2021. Ms. Esrat Karim, Founder and Director of Amal Foundation received the award.

A Better Tomorrow™ CSR Summit & Awards posits itself as a one-of-a-kind platform that celebrates responsible organizations and iconic individuals who have had exceptional contribution in community service and social responsibility, to help the nation achieve the all-important Sustainable Development Goals.

Global Youth Leadership Award 2021

Global Youth Leadership Award is an initiative of Global Youth parliament in order to honor dynamic personalities from diverse fields with awards. This Award acknowledges those who contributes, and celebrates outstanding contribution in the sector of youth leadership, peace, non-violence, innovation, social justice, empowerment, human rights, entrepreneurship, tourism, SDGs and Democracy.

For her tremendous leadership in youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, Ms. Esrat Karim received the Global Youth Leadership Award in 2021 that held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

This esteem Award has been given to the individuals that have contributed immensely in their respective countries and societies politically, socially or economically.