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Literacy Program for Marginalized Community

Project Location: Paikgachha Upazila of Khulna District; Tala Upazila of Satkhira District
Project Period: January 2024- December 2024
Financed by: Fondazione Mission Bambini Onlus, Italy
Total Amount: BDT 3,851,600

Direct Beneficiaries: 4,249

Objectives

  • encouraging the children to go to school regularly;
  • to increase the literacy rate in dalit & disadvantaged communities;
  • to assist in the health protection of students;
  • to increase knowledge on women’s rights, social rights including human rights amongst adolescent girl students;
  • to interact to create social awareness for the prevention of child marriage and increase public awareness against the child marriage system;
  • enhancing awareness on the establishment of human rights and elimination of caste discrimination;

 

Activities:

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

2) Special support distribution to girls through motivational seminars;

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

4) Guidance seminar for S.S.C & H.S.C passed Dalit students;

5) Students’ health check-ups with treatment facility;

6) Cultural and drawing competition;

7) Skills development training for teachers;

8) Leadership development training for club members;

9) Awareness-raising meeting preventing early marriage;

10) Monthly & yearly meetings with the guardians at the village level;

11) Annual Meeting with the School Managing Committee;

12) Annual coordination meeting of Youth Club Members;

13) Awareness-raising sessions for adolescents;

14) Intergenerational dialogue with parents and children;

15) Advocacy with the Upazila Administration;

16) Celebration of National Girl Child Day and World day against Child Labour.