Abdul Maten

President, Co- Founder & CEO

Abdul is a remarkable individual whose life story is a testament to the power of compassion, perseverance, and a relentless pursuit of helping others. Born and raised near Chittagong in Bangladesh, he experienced firsthand the challenges and hardships of those living in underserved and deprived communities. This upbringing instilled in him a deep sense of empathy and a burning desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Abdul’s journey began with pursuing a career as a Medical Doctor. However, his compassionate nature and unwavering commitment to serving humanity led him to respond to a much higher calling. While working as a sales associate for Dr. Jay’s, a small store in Brooklyn, New York, he witnessed the struggles faced by individuals in need and realized that he wanted to dedicate his life to making a difference.

Driven by his passion, Abdul embarked on self-improvement and self-education. He worked as a tutor, honing his skills while empowering others to reach their full potential. Alongside his studies, he diligently prepared for and successfully cleared the USMLE Step 1, a pivotal moment propelling him to establish the ZamZam Foundation in 2020.

With a clear vision and a heart full of determination, Abdul set out to create positive change on a global scale. Through the ZamZam Foundation, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to identify opportunities for humanitarian efforts and manage projects that address pressing social issues. From planning and fundraising to hands-on execution, Abdul’s leadership has successfully implemented projects focused on feeding the hungry, educating children, and improving sanitation in refugee camps.

Abdul’s experience and expertise have earned him a reputation for excellence in humanitarian work. His track record of managing projects on a global scale has garnered respect and admiration from his peers. Furthermore, his relentless pursuit of innovation and dedication to finding sustainable solutions have set him apart as a visionary leader.

Currently residing in Illinois with his wife and three daughters, Abdul continues to profoundly impact the world. In collaboration with a MIT-award-winning scientist, he is actively involved in the execution of an innovative product that is both fully biodegradable and affordable to those who need it most. By combining his entrepreneurial spirit with his passion for social impact, Abdul brings about transformative change and creates a brighter future for countless individuals worldwide.

Abdul’s story inspires us all, reminding us of the profound difference one can make through kindness, determination, and a commitment to helping others. His journey exemplifies the power of compassion in shaping lives and communities, and his work continues to touch the hearts and minds of people across the globe.