Founder

Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.)

Alternative Learning Programme (ALP)

Project Name: 
Ensuring integrated (Foundational literacy and numeracy; vocational training, psychosocial support and life skills) services for 15-18 years adolescent in the Rohingya camp and host community of Cox’s Bazar Project (ALP).

Introduction: 
With the partnership UNICEF and DAM will reach 6,400 adolescents of 15-18 year adolescents with foundational literacy and numeracy, vocational skills and life skills and PSS through 20 Adolescent Multipurpose Centres (AMCs). Among these centres 15 AMCs will be in the Rohingya camps of Cox’s Bazar and 5 AMCs will be established in host community of Cox’s Bazar district. This will contribute to UNICEF JRP target and CPD target to reach adolescents with appropriate services in Refugee Camp and Host Community.

 

Overall Objective:
By 2020, the government and stakeholders in the education sector, at national and subnational level, have increased capacity to expand and deliver quality package of service to keep adolescents in school and/or create alternative pathways for out-of-school adolescent aged 10-18 in emergency and nonemergency situations and urban settings.

Specific Objectives:
Expand and strengthen immediate access to equitable learning opportunities, in a safe and protective environment, for crisis-affected refugee and host community children and youth of 3-24 years.

Project Components:
Foundational literacy and numeracy, Vocational skills and life skills and Vocational/employability soft skills package through 20 Adolescent Multipurpose Centres (AMCs).

Major Activities:

  • Establishment of Adolescent Multipurpose Centres (AMCs);
  • Teacher’s training (Basic, Orientation &Refreshers);
  • Monitoring, mentoring and supervision structure of project activities;
  • Transferable skills which contribute to their economic engagement;
  • Identifying negative coping mechanisms services;
  • Effective emergency preparedness and response capacity and DRR strategies;
  • Capacity building of project staffs and program beneficiary;
  • Social mobilization and community engagement (C4D strategy, action plan and implementation);
  • Strengthening sub-national system (Orientation of government officers and teachers, joint monitoring with education authorities, joint sports with primary schools etc.);
  • Progress review and coordination;

Project Participants (Direct): 6,400 (at least 50% female) adolescent aged 15-18 years;
Project Duration: 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2021;

Financial partner (Donor): UNICEF Bangladesh
Project Location/s and number of Field offices: 20 Adolescent Multipurpose Centres (AMCs). Among these centres 15 AMCs will be in the Rohingya camps of Cox’s Bazar and 5 AMCs will be established in host community of Cox’s Bazar district.

Project Budget : BDT: 156,125,242(USD 1,854,723)
Number of project staffs: 112 (Female-54 & Male 58)
Contact Person: ABM Shahab Uddin, Senior Program Manager, ENBC & ALP Projects
Email: damenbcpc@gmail.com , damspm.cxb@gmail.com
Cell: 01824667440
damspm.cxb@gmail.com