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Promoting Rights of Underprivileged Dalit Community (PROUD)

Project Location: Dumuria upazila of Khulna
Project Period: January 16, 2024- January 14, 2026
Financed by: Manusher Jonno Foundation and Christian Aid
Total Amount: BDT 4,350,000

Direct Beneficiaries: 1,984

Project Goal: The project aims to enhance civic space and social inclusion of 5,952 Dalit people by strengthening advocacy initiatives at Dumuria Upazila of Khulna district in Bangladesh.


  • To accelerate the Youth & CBOs initiatives to address Dalit rights;
  • To enhance access to services for Dalit people;
  • To increase awareness of the constitutional and legal rights of Dalit people;


  1. Training of Trainers on Advocacy, Leadership, Gender and Mainstreaming Inclusion;
  2. Training on organizational skills;
  3. Training on Social Audit/Community Score Card Management;
  4. Advising on program implementation;
  5. Annual Learning Sharing Workshop;
  6. Meeting with service providers;
  7. Training for journalists;
  8. Training in fundraising, monitoring and project management;
  9. Organizational Capacity Assessment and Gender Audit;
  10. Awareness meeting against violence against women;
  11. Providing legal aid;
  12. Publication of research papers.