Hope for the Oppressed

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Empowering dalit & marginalized communities through integrated program

Project Location: Dacope Upazila of Khulna District, Fakirhat and Mongla Upazila of Bagerhat District and Shyamnagar Upazila of Satkhira District
Project Period: January 2020- December 2020
Financed by: Fondazione Fare Welfare Onlus, Italy
Total Amount: 52,000 Euro

Direct Beneficiaries: 1,025

The project supports disadvantaged children to create access to quality education which will help them to acquire knowledge, skills, capacities, values and attitudes to improve the quality of their life.

Objectives:

  • Increase literacy rate in dalit & disadvantaged community;
  • Increase knowledge on women rights, social rights amongst adolescent girls;
  • Help to develop children’s talent;
  • Extinction of class discrimination from society and increase public awareness against child marriage system;
  • To develop the skills of dalit women in the production of agricultural and household products and to make them income-oriented
  • Raise awareness of women’s rights among young women and their guardians, leaders and religious figures

 

Activities:

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

2) Special support distribution to girls through motivational seminar;

3) Special support to Brothel children;

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

5) Guidance seminar for S.S.C & H.S.C passed dalit students;

6) Teachers’ orientation;

7) Organize debate, drawing, essay writing, cultural & cycle riding competition;

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

9) Annual meeting with the School Managing Committee;

10) Training on duck farming and duck distribution

11) Distribution of vegetable seeds

12) Refresher training on leadership development

13) Quarterly meeting with community clinic staff