Eminence Associates for Social Development (EASD) emerged as a not-for-profit organization with its brand name ‘Eminence’. Starting its journey by renting a small table in another office, with two person and no other resources, the foundation of this organization started with a dream. Dream to change the course of tomorrow, dream of making a better Bangladesh! Years passed and the office space grown from one table to one room, then two rooms, then three rooms, one floor and now it has a head office of 7000 square feet and two floors.
From day one of its existence, the organization aimed to reach out to the communities and for this it has always believed in human resources. Thus, the first work that Eminence did, was organizing a training session for occupational health among the health workers. Another foundation of Eminence is to generate evidence and based on that Eminence moved towards conducting monitoring and evaluation activities for national and international organizations. In addition, with the course of time it started implementing urban community based surveillance system for regular evidence generation. Today the organization has moved towards service delivery in those areas based on the evidences generated by the surveillance system.
As a thematic focus, the organization has chosen health, nutrition, food security, education, climate change, water and sanitation, governance, poverty, livelihood and human rights realm of Bangladesh alongside contributing its potential to invigorate the existing development system. Today, it is a vibrant, rapidly growing organization that strives to bring about a progressive Bangladesh where people can live in health equity. Eminence envisions reinforcing an extensively and intensively participatory society that will be sustainable in terms of healthcare, education, and economy, locally as well as globally.