Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains for Smallholder Farmers (NSVC) Project

Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains for Smallholder Farmers (NSVC) Project

Project Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains for Smallholder Farmers (NSVC) Project
Started on (Date) 1st September 2017
Phased out (Date) / Continuing 30 June 2022, on going
Funded by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade(DFAT)
Implementing Partner World Vision Bangladesh
Working area Dewangonj  and  IslampurUpozilain Jamalpur
Goal Smallholder farmers and their families have improved nutrition and economic empowerment.
Key interventions
  1. Value chain analysis,
  2. Formation of producer group,
  3. Input support,
  4. Formative research on consumption and utilization of nutritious foods,
  5. Formative research on existing gender relation to identify barriers for women to economic empowerment and good nutrition,
  6. Mencare Approach for gender equitable relation.
Result of intervention
  • # Roll model  Family will be made
  • #Women empowerment will be increased
  • # They will know about  Food security  & Food preservation
  • # Market accessibility will be increased for producer group and female smallholder farmers&will get fair prize
  • # Gender equity will be increased
  • # Nutritional states will be increased
Project outcome Outcome 1–  to increase income of male and female smallholder farmers and their HHs

Outcome 2 –  improved utilization and consumption of nutritious food at HH level

Outcome 3- to increased gender equitable relations at the HH lev

Outcome 4  – Increased learning on NSA in Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh Flood Response Project

Bangladesh Flood Response Project

Project Bangladesh Flood Response Project
Started on (Date) 1-12-17
Phased out (Date) / Continuing 30-9-18
Funded by Aktion Deutschal and Hilft (ADH)
Implementing Partner World Vision Bangladesh
Working area Dewanganj and Islampur Upazilla in Jamalpur District
Goal and Objectives Immediate and inter-mediate needs of flood affected families and children in Jamalpur District of Bangladesh are met.
Key interventions
  1. Immediate Response
  2. Activity for inter-mediate recovery
  3. Sustainable Rehabilitation
Result of intervention
  • # Before disaster they  can prepare
  • # Wear and tear will be reduced ,
  • # IGA will be increased
  • # Migration will be decreased ,
  • # Knowledge and facility  will be increased about WASH & Nutrition
Project outcome Output-1. The vulnerable population has access to WASH  and Nutrition .

Output-2. Road and Communication system with in the affected area is reconstructed.

Output-3. The target population has increased knowledge on climate resilient income options and health & nutrition practices.

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Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning-REE-CALL 2021

Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning-REE-CALL 2021

Project Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning-REE-CALL 2021
Started on (Date) 01 October 2017
Phased out (Date) / Continuing 31 March 2021
Funded by OXFAM
Implementing Partner OXFAM
Working area Baksigonj & Dewanganj Upozilla in Jamalpur District.
Goal and Objectives By 2021 vulnerable women, men and institutions in rural areas are more resilient to social, economic and climatic shocks and stresses

Objectives:

  • Women, men, their families and communities have benefited from sustainable and equitable economic activity.
  • Government, communities & civil society have driven sustainable & inclusive climate action & DRR through collective effort.
  • Duty bearers and lawmakers have developed policies and demonstrated practices that better incorporate the interests and rights of marginalized people and communities
Key interventions
  1. # Organize and further scaling up of dairy, maize, crab,
  2. # Organize value chain actors /entrepreneurs around sunflower, beef , ground nut, pond fish and duck,
  3. # (Food bank), Establishment of food bank to enhance community based food security system,
  4. # Campaign for women economic empowerment,
  5. # Job fair at local level,
  6. # Awareness training (couple meeting) on reducing care work burden to redistributereduction and recognition of care work,
  7. # Demonstration of eco-friendly and climate adaptive agriculture technology,
  8. # Installation of Resilient and inclusive Deep Tube well
Result of intervention
  •  # Resilience community
  •  # CBO women leader and others women are encouraged to take lead in social activities
  •  # Community has identified their problems and become more aware on their vulnerabilities and capacities. Based on the findings they have developed plan for their development program and able to communicate with service providers
  •  # Women dignity is increased at their family level
  •  # Community level food storage practice building greater unity among poor people to face the crisis confidently
Project outcome Outcome -1 : Economic justice and women empowerment

Outcome -2: Climate action, DRR and Resilience WASH

Outcome -3: Active citizenship, influencing and knowledge management

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School feeding Program

School feeding Program

Project School feeding Program
Started on (Date) May’2015
Phased out (Date) / Continuing June’ 2018
Funded by Directorate of Primary Education of Bangladesh Government & WFP
Implementing Partner DPE and WFP
Working area MadarganjUpazila in Jamalpur District, (government Primary Schools 197, Ebtadayee Madrassas 07 and Primary Schools under ShishuKallayan Trust 01total 205
Objectives -To increase enrollment and attendance of pre and primary School in the food insecure areas.

– To improve learning ability of the primary school children through deduction of     micronutrient deficiencies.

-To enhance GoB Capacity to implement school feeding programme efficiently and effectively

Key interventions
  • # High energetic biscuits distribution,
  • # Deworming tablets ensure uses to students,
  • # Monthly and Quarterly meeting with teachers ,
  • # Home visit for drop out students,
  • # Courtyard meeting,
  • # Vegetable garden in School,
  • # SMC meeting
Result of intervention
  1. # Students attendance  increased
  2. # Dropout is being reduced
  3. # Pass rate of students increased 10% than previous year

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Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents with an Emphasis on Ending Child Marriage

Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents with an Emphasis on Ending Child Marriage

Project Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents with an Emphasis on Ending Child Marriage
Started on (Date) September’17
Phased out (Date) / Continuing September’18
Funded by Unicef
Implementing Partner UnicefBangladesh
Working area Islampur and DewanganjUpazila under Jamalpur District
Goal and Objectives to end the child marriage
Key interventions
  • # Two-day basic training on community engagement and social mobilization for the Community Volunteers, Upazilla Coordinators and District Coordinator
  • # Day-long orientations on ECM for the community leaders
  • # Basic training/refresher for IPT groups on script, character, delivery and costume
  • # Day-long orientations for the selected school teacher on Menstruation Hygiene Management
  • # Organize IPT shows
  • # Establish/Inaugurate Adolescent  Friendly Health Services Corners
  • # Local level campaigns on ending child marriage
  • # Court yard Meeting/ Counseling
Result of intervention
  1. # By 2020, families and communities have strengthened capacity to support improved and equitable development of adolescent girls and boys and protect adolescent rights, with a focus on ending harmful social practices and uptake of new behaviours.
  2. # By 2020, adolescent boys and girls from selected communities are engaged to develop capacities as agents of change and facilitate action to eliminate harmful social norms and practices with a focus on ending child marriage.
Project output Output 1: By August 2017, 64,510 people of Islampur and Dewanganj have enhanced capacities for the well-being of adolescents’ with a focus on ending harmful practices and up taking new behaviors.

Output 2: 36,280 adolescents from 180 communities of Islampur and Dewanganj have strengthened capacities and engaging communities for the well-being of adolescents with a focus on ending child marriage.

Output 3: Effective and efficient programme management

 

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Improved Institutional Responses to Children in Contact/Conflict with the Law (IIRCCL) Project

Improved Institutional Responses to Children in Contact/Conflict with the Law (IIRCCL) Project

Project Improved Institutional Responses to Children in Contact/Conflict with the Law (IIRCCL)Project
Started on (Date) January 2016
Phased out (Date) December 2019
Funded by European Union
Implementing Partner Aparajeyo Bangladesh (AB)
Working area Jamalpur
Objectives Ojective- 1. Protect the rights of children during arrest, detention and trail. It will do so by establishing Child welfare Desks in police stations and providing legal representation.

Objective -2. Divert Children away from arrest, detention and imprisonment, where it is in the best interests of the child and promote rehabilitation by promoting community mediation through Child Welfare Committees and establishing a bail supervision and support scheme and rehabilitation and reunification programme .

Objective 3 . Lobby the government for juvenile justice reform and the replication of models of good practice developed.

Key interventions
  1. Monthly meeting with CWC,
  2. Training of CWC,
  3. Training of Police officers on children act 2013,
  4. Children Diverted through CWD,
  5. Children reunified with families,
  6. Children Diverted through CWC,
  7. Lawyer’s Panel Monthly meeting
Result of intervention Result 1:  4575Children picked up by the police for petty and status offences will have been released without charge and referred to Aparajeyo to access rehabilitative services, leading to a reduction in their risk of coming into contact with the law again and experiencing abuse within the juvenile justice system. By diverting these 4575 children the project will reduce the likelihood of them becoming stigmatized, re-offending, and being exposed to criminalization, neglect, abuse and exploitation whilst in detention

Result 2: 125 children charged will have received a fair trial leading to a reduction in unsafe convictions, disproportionate and custodial sentences and exposure to abusive situations

Result 3: 1,450 children at risk of coming into contact with the law and who are in contact with Community Welfare Committees (CWCs) will access community rehabilitative services.

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Micro Credit Program

Micro Credit Program

Project Micro Credit Program
Started on (Date) 1994
Phased out (Date) / Continuing On going
Funded by Since 1994 to 2000 CORDAID-Netherlands  then Own fund
Implementing Partner UnnayanSangha has been implementing individually
Working area Jamalpur and Sherpur districts
Goal To provide financial support to organize poor people with specific rules and regulation and the ensures sustainability of UnnayanSangha .
Key interventions
  • # Group Formation& Meeting
  • # Savings Collection
  • # Loan disbursement & collection
  • # Homestead  gardening
Result of intervention
  1. # Formed 541 groups
  2. # Unity among groups increased
  3. # Members knowledge on socio-economic issues improved
  4. # Group initiatives increased
  5. # Income of group members increased
Project outcome
  • # Women’s  have been  involved IGA,
  • # Homestead gardening has been increased,
  • # All children go to School,
  • # Child labor has been decreased

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Housing Project

Housing Project

Project Housing Project
Started on (Date) 1994
Phased out (Date) / Continuing On going
Funded by Housing Fund of Bangladesh Bank
Implementing Partner Bangladesh Bank
Working area Jamalpur district
Goal and Objectives To ensure housing facilities for poor households
Key interventions
  • # Household selection for housing support
  • # Orient household head for constructing house
  • # Loan disbursement
  • # Follow up of house construction
  • # Realize loan from the borrowers
Result of intervention
  1. # All the selected households have constructed their houses

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US-Child City

US-Child City

Project US-Child City
Started on (Date) July-2016
Phased out (Date) / Continuing On going
Funded by Own fund
Implementing Partner UnnayanSangha has been implementing project individually
Working area Jamalpur
Goal and Objectives
  • #To make scope of the amusement of  people especially children
Key interventions  
Result of intervention
  1. # People especially children are being enjoying recreation
  2. # Physical and mental growth of the children improving
  3. # Mental satisfaction of other people is being increased
  4. # Scope of employment created

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Chars Livelihoods Program (CLP)

Chars Livelihoods Program (CLP)

Project Chars Livelihoods Program (CLP)
Started on (Date) 2005
Phased out (Date 2016
Funded by DFID&CLP
Implementing Partner UnnayanSangha(US)
Working area IslampurUpozila in Jamalpur District
Goal and Objectives To Improve the Livelihoods of over one million extreme poor households living on Island chars in north western Bangladesh
Key interventions
  • # Primary health care & family planning services
  • # Social development group formation & development ,
  • # ensure timely checking, counseling to pregnant and lactating mother,
  • # IFA tablets distribution for pregnant, lactating mother & adolescent girls,
  • # Assets purchase and assets transfer,
  • # cattle rearing,
  • # Training on homestead gardening,
  • # training on local verity poultry rearing,
  • # distribution of poultry feed,
  • # plinth raising,
  • # Installation of new Tube Well with platform,
Result of intervention Improved awareness of people on their rights like-gender equity, health-hygiene, education, family planning, bad effect of early & multiple marriage, disaster preparedness and management, birth & marriage registration, water and sanitation, social ties and others socio-environmental issues. As a result they have been communicating with different GO-NGO and Private Service providers/facilities to get necessary services, financial capacity, nutritional status, education status of their child and overall health status have been increasing.
Project outcome The chars people especially the beneficiaries have been living safely than before in their homesteads with homestead vegetable gardening, plantation of food trees, using of water sealed latrine, tube-well for safe drinking water and social safety net, which increases their livelihoods security.

 

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Development of community support system to improve maternal and neonatal health and accelerating progress to end child marriage

Development of community support system to improve maternal and neonatal health and accelerating progress to end child marriage

Project Development of community support system to improve maternal and neonatal health and accelerating progress to end child marriage
Started on (Date) 2011
Phased out (Date 2016
Funded by Unicef
Implementing Partner Unicef Bangladesh
Working area All Upozila in Jamalpur&Sirajgonj District
Goal and Objectives “Reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts with an emphasis on equity issues to achieve MDGs 4 and 5”.
Key interventions
  • Birth planning, ANC, PNC, Counseling session conduction by CHVs with PWs and other family members,
  • # Identification and referral of complicated PW and newborn by CHVs
Result of intervention
  1. Increased awareness about MNH in the community and increased demand as ANC, PNC and referral to the appropriate facilities with support of CG and CHV
  2. CG members are aware to conduct meeting regularly for look after the CC performance
  3. Increased referral from community to facility and CG are want to know what’s  situation of  referred  mothers/ patient from  the authority
  4. Local Govt. Institutions (UP,Upazila) expand their hand to support for facility repair maintenances and follow up CHV activity  at field level
  5. CG’s are taken role for maintaining proper office time to the facilities and field level

Every CC generated fund for meet up emergency need as assist to poor mother and newborn

Project outcome
  • # Trained 3300 CHV
  • # Increased normal delivery by SBA ,
  • #  Increased Birth planning,
  • # Good relationship with Health & Family Planning

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South Asia WASH Results (SAWR) Program

South Asia WASH Results (SAWR) Program

Project South Asia WASH Results (SAWR) Program
Started on (Date) March’15
Phased out (Date) June’ 2017
Funded by DFID
Implementing Partner WSUP Bangladesh
Working area 1.Jamalpur, 2.Sherpur, 3. Mymensing, 4.Netrokona, 5. Kisorgonj, 6. Norsiongdi, 7. Gazipur
Objectives To promote hygiene awareness and practices
Key interventions
  • # Coordination meeting with Head Teachers and UEOs,
  • # Distribution of hand washing posters to disseminate reinforce So5 messaging,
  • # Supports mother’s group sessions in the schools’
  • #  Support to Celebrate Annual Sports of School,
  • #  Soap campaign,
  • #  Conduct assessments in schools to identify needs and provide low cost hand washing devices,
  • # Learning sharing workshop of little doctors,
  • # Exchange visit of little doctors,
  • #  Field visit of GoB personnel
Result of intervention
  1. # They have been practicing hand washing with soap in regular basis,
  2. # Strengthen health clubs,
Project outcome
  • Cordial support to school authorities make ensure smooth implementation programme activities
  • Concern GOB Official involvement helps the smooth implementation of the programme activities
  • Skilled Little Doctor Group
  • WASH practices

 

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