3351 Tracy Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone: (408) 718-2472
The goals of the Sonar Bangla Foundation are to establish health care facilities throughout Bangladesh providing kidney dialysis services and kidney disease screening and treatment, laboratory services, and dialysis bioengineering training and development. The long term goals of the Sonar Bangla Foundation are to build a world class research-based university in Bangladesh with state-of-the art medical school and hospital and to contribute to the nation thru education and medical research excellence.
Bangladesh consistently ranks among the lowest in the world in literacy rate and school enrollment
We want to change that.
The University of Sonar Bangla is slated to be a world-class university, similar to MIT and Stanford in prestige within Bangladesh, that will build Sonar Bangla through teaching and research excellence. We will strive to build a model educational institute replicable to other developing countries, so that we can spread our mission all around the world for the better of our progeny. The University will be initially organized into three schools: a School of Business, a School of Engineering, and a School of Medical Sciences. It will offer education at par with international level in an academically challenging, research-rich environment designed to motivate students and help them reach their true potentials.
To establish a research-based university in Bangladesh with three schools-- Medicine, Engineering, Economics and Business by tapping resources from Bangladeshi expatriates and nonprofit foundations in the US and around the world. The funds raised will be used to build facilities and carryout the activities of the university until it becomes self-sustaining Faculty members who are trained by top North American universities will lead teaching and research directions for the university.
To establish various educational development programs, including scholarships, fellowships, workshops, conferences and journal publications.
To establish full time dialysis centers in Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh for treating kidney patients in Bangladesh. To provide peritoneal dialysis (including introducing continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis or continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis) and hemo-dialysis to renal patients. To provide preventing treatment for renal complications by detecting renal complications through sufficient bio- chemical investigation and routine examination.
To develop an ideal atmosphere conducive to kidney transplantation and establish kidney bank. To establish training centers, in the areas of medicine, engineering and public policy. To impart better training to local professionals with a view to transferring cutting-edge know-how from the developed countries to Bangladesh.
To take such steps as may from time to time be deemed expedient for the purpose of procuring contribution, aid, donation, grants, etc. for funds for the university and kidney programs of the foundation from home and abroad.
To purchase, lease or otherwise acquire any movable and immovable property, with rights or privileges which the foundation may think necessary and convenient for the promotion of the objectives.
To sell, rent or dispose of property or asset of the foundation as may be thought expedient with a view to promote its objectives.
To borrow, or raise money for the purpose of programs of the foundation and kidney centers and/or for any project, institution or industry established by the foundation on such security as may be thought fit and proper by the Foundation Executive Committee members.
To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any charitable associations or institutions and to subscribe or guarantee money for charitable purposes in any way connected with the objectives of the foundation.
To launch different income generating programs to subsidized operational cost of the kidney centers run by Imdad-Sitara Khan Foundation, Bangladesh.
SBF shall identify, sponsor and fund human development and social projects in North America or in Bangladesh.
To achieve the impossible, we know that you need a team of only the best. From the very beginning of this project, our leaders have congregated a varied group of top-level professionals from a huge assortment of fields to form the ideal team to carry out our mission. These directors have spent both their time and money, dedicated to the cause we have committed our organization to, and want nothing more than to see it through the end. This level of passion is critical to the project, and is a very large part of our success to this day. They highly value feedback and advice, and have provided their emails and other contact information to make it as easy as possible to get in touch.
Our directors are committed to making change.
SBF is now actively engaged in building non-profit dialysis centres in Bangladesh
SBF Vision and project scope is enormous but not impossible.
We are taking step by step approach to reach its goal.
It needs expatriates like you in Bay Area, Sacramento, San Diego, Arizona, Ohio, Toronto,
New York, Houston, and outside US to be onboard to make this dream a reality.
We need your help to make it possible!