Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) won the prestigious UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2013 for its significant contribution to Ganokendras (People’s Centres).The UNESCO International Literacy Prize 2013 is scheduled to hand over on 9 September 2013 to Kazi Rafiqul Alam, President of Dhaka Ahsania Mission in an official award giving ceremony to be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Ganokendra, the hub of all community based comprehensive development activities and serving as a platform to empower women and girls through literacy integrated with livelihood skills training.
The UNESCO International Literacy Prize 2013 is reward for more than three decades of persistent efforts of DAM in the area of Ganokendra based various education programme.
It may be noted here that Dhaka Ahsania Mission 1st time received UNESCO International Literacy Award in the year 2003 and Independence Award from the Govt. of Bangladesh in the year 2002.