ACHIEVEMENTS

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

The following analysis lists SMSs’ achievements during the last year till December 2017. These have categorized in sequence with organizational strategic objectives.

  • More than 32,320 women and men from extreme poor families received skills and human development training to get involve in different IGAs, job placements, small entrepreneurship development;
  • More than 1.5 million families were provided with information about health, agriculture, watsan, disaster preparedness and management, climate change etc;
  • Nearly 500 elected representatives of the local Union Parishads (UPs) received skills training about their role and responsibilities and presently they are playing active role for better services;
  • The leadership capacities of extreme poor and poor women strengthened and consequently 05 women from poor families were elected directly to general and reserve seats of different Union Parishads;
  • Nearly 2,000 women, men and children of poor and extreme poor families received health, hygiene and nutrition supports;
  • 05 eye camps successfully organized where 300 eye patients received necessary health advices and medicine supports;
  • 01 health clinics and one therapy centre for people with disabilities established, where women and children from poor families receive childcare support;
  • About 142 disabled children received assistive supports including wheel chair, hearing and walking tools, reading and learning materials;
  • About 10,000 families of the working area successfully lifted themselves out of extreme poverty and leading improved livelihoods;
  • 1,200 cattle including cows, goats, ram and 13,500 poultry being vaccinated;
  • Nearly 3,000 households received assets as livelihood supports including for goats, cows, ram, poultry rearing, small entrepreneurs etc;
  • Over 50,000 households saplings of fruits, wood and medicinal plants distributed to the poor and extreme poor beneficiaries living in remote char areas;
  • Numbers of training, orientation and workshop were being accomplished covering the areas of gender and development, rights and women rights, good governance and transparency, rights based approach, communication and information services etc;
  • More than 10,215 people including women and men are playing active role against any sorts of violence against women;
  • Submitted investigative report of  35 cases to District Judge Court on violence against women and children;
  • Series of event to develop the human rights situation organized together with district level representation of different committees and Gainbandha Human Rights Situation Reports for 2013 published;
  • 780 extreme poor families received tube-wells and 2087 sanitary latrines installation supports that they are utilizing by their family members;
  • The rate of engagement of the beneficiaries with small and medium entrepreneurship and multiple IGAs increased;
  • The production rate of the producers and marginal farmers comparatively increased;
  • Series of training and skill development courses organized especially on cattle and poultry rearing, vegetable gardening, utilization of natural manures instead of organic fertilizers under which approximately 2500 persons gained respective knowledge and skills;
  • About 500 members being engaged with cage and pond fish culture, reneging rearing, rice fish culture etc;
  • About 500 members being engaged with seed production and preservation, organic and vermin compost, integrated water management and vertical agriculture, new cropping pattern to cope climate change effects;
  • Flood tolerant and improved varieties seeds distributed to 25,342 beneficiaries to adapt with the effects of climate change;
  • 10 school field, 25 community places, roads and 130 homestead and plinth raised and maintained;
  • Organization participated optimistically in different fares/mela together with upazila and district administration;
  • Organization also made solidarity in celebrating different national and international days individually and together with upazila and district administration;
  • Capacity building supports provided to 17 CBOs members, 157 civil society leaders, 374 community leaders, 65 service providers especially on entitlement and rights, social justice and gender development, information dissemination,
  • The rate of interest to be involved with micro-insurance programme of the organization increased and last year’s organization covered more than 12,000 extremely poor families;
  • last year’s organization covered more than 800 families emergency relief support and about 100 extreme poor people included in cash for works to face crisis happened by disasters;
  • The homes of more than 500 families were affect by floods of which 10 were given new housing and were given items for their day to day life;
  • Biogas & bio fertilizer program is being implemented in Dinajpur, Rangpur and Gaibandha districts.J