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Education support project in aid of dalit community

Project Location: Dumuria and Digholia Upazila & Khulna city corporation of Khulna District; Keshabpur Upazila of Jashore District
Project Period: January 2021- December 2023
Financed by: Fondazione Ashar Gan Onlus, Italy
Total Amount: BDT 13,842,922

Direct Beneficiaries: 1,158

Objectives:

  • increase literacy rate in dalit & disadvantaged community;
  • increase knowledge on women’s rights, social rights amongst adolescent girls;
  • help to develop children’s talent;
  • interaction with the goal of creating social awareness for the prevention of child marriage and increasing public awareness against the child marriage system;
  • enhance awareness on the establishment of human rights and the elimination of caste discrimination;

Activities:

1) Study materials, stipend & exam. fees distribution;

2) Special support distribution through motivational seminars;

3) Support to S.S.C. examinee;

4) Guidance seminar for S.S.C passed dalit students;

5) Internship course for university-level students;

6) Coordination meeting with established dalit people;

7) Organize drawing, and cultural competitions;

8) Monthly & yearly meeting with the guardians at the village level;

9) Annual Meeting with the School Managing Committee;

10) Celebration of Human Rights day & elimination of racial discrimination day

11) Annual meeting with Village Development Committee