• A Group of Female Livestock Assistants

    The program takes a gendered perspective, addressing socio-cultural barriers to females and access to animal health services.

  • Stray Animals Support

    This initiative aims to nourish and care for stray animals, ensure their well-being, and welcoming them into community, where they can thrive and find love.

Dr. Salma

Dr. Salma Sultana is the founder of the Model Livestock Advancement Foundation and the Model Livestock Institute and Veterinary Hospital Dhaka. She is a veterinarian, the first female entrepreneur, and a development worker in Bangladesh's livestock sector.
Model Livestock Advancement Foundation - MLAF is a non government, non political and non profitable organization, registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860. MLAF is the only educational, research and animal healthcare voluntary organization in Bangladesh. It has been established in 2015.
To execute poverty alleviation program
To empower the women
To promote sustainable self-employment and entrepreneurship
To arrange need based training program and escalate skilled manpower in field
To ensure food security and food safety
Providing modern and evidence based animal health service to the community
To arrange farmer awareness program and herd health program
To work on prevention and control program of zoonosis and antimicrobial resistance
To act as an advocacy platform to promote public health education, service and research
To establish a distance learning or e-learning center
To have a Livestock sector that is sustainable, commercial, and contributing to livelihood, employment, national income and food security.
A poverty free and self reliant Bangladesh.


It's the first and only outdoor veterinary service in Bangladesh

MLAF’s work is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include: 1- No Poverty 2- Zero Hunger 3- Good Health & Well-Being 4- Quality Education 5- Gender Equality 8- Decent Work & Economic Growth 10- Reduced Inequalities 11- Sustainable Cities & Communities 13- Climate Action


Target Group

Our services are tailored to meet the specific needs and challenges of the distinct target groups outlined below. 1. Dropout Unemployed Young People Profile: Young individuals who have left formal education and are currently unemployed. Challenges: Lack of formal education, limited job prospects, financial instability. Needs: Basic and advanced animal care hands-on training, vocational training, employment opportunities, entrepreneurial skills, income-generating …


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