News Coverage

24 Apr

Ahmed Imtiaz Jami, President of OBHIZATRIK in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list

OBHIZATRIK Foundation is honored to mention that our reputed Founder and President, Ahmed Imtiaz Jami, has been crowned as an honoree among the 300 honorees of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list-Class of 2021. Ahmed, the Founder and President of the Non-Profit organization, OBHIZATRIK Foundation has enlisted his name as a Social Entrepreneur in the Forbes Under 30 Asia list under the category of “SOCIAL IMPACT”. Followed by a rigorous process of sifting 2,500 online nominations, and...

17 Jun

Shokkhom In pursuit of eradicating poverty

Shokkhom, a wing of OBHIZATRIK Foundation, was introduced in 2016 on a small scale with two hand-pulled rickshaw vans for selling vegetables. “The major target of introducing Shokkhom is to utilise zakat funds strategically as donations for social development,” says Ahmed Imtiaz Jami, the founder and president of OBHIZATRIK Foundation. The project, aimed at alleviating poverty, was observed for six months before advancing to a larger scale. It collects donations and provides underprivileged families with entrepreneurial resources and skill-based training....

28 Dec

OBHIZATRIK Foundation- Redefining the Joy of Giving

If you were travelling anywhere around Dhaka on May 21, you are likely to have noticed young orange-clad volunteers collecting and raising donations from pedestrians in the scorching heat.  About one thousand volunteers from OBHIZATRIK Foundation worked across 20 points in Dhaka city, aiming to raise funds in order to feed 2,000 underprivileged families iftaar for 20 days. The initiative was called “Joy of Giving.” No matter how small the contributions were, the volunteers received them with a...