Founder

Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.)

Effort for Orphan Children Development (EOCD) Project

Project Name: Effort for Orphan Children Development (EOCD) Project

Project Introduction: The risk of an orphan child finding itself in difficult circumstances has grown tremendously. Many orphan children in the proposed project target location was born from poor families are faced with numerous risks. They are vulnerable to chronic hunger, parentlessness, neglect, abandonment, sickness, malnutrition, illiteracy, child labour, abuse and exploitation. Most vulnerable orphan children lack access to basic needs like food, health, housing, clothing, education, social and child protection services. Thus they live in utter poverty. Earning members of these orphan families are unable to cope-up with these vulnerabilities and survival becomes difficult.
To get rid of the situation, the proposed project, implemented by DAM   has a plan to work with 200 nos orphan children with a view to transforming their lives as productive member of the society. The project will undertake some activities like education support, food support, health care support and community based protection support during seven months project period at Debhata upazilla of Satkhira district in Bangladesh

Project Agreement Number: DAM/025/005/2021

Overall Objective:By 2021, all targeted orphan children in selected areas of Sathkira district live in a improve, secure and supportive environment that is conducive to orphan child growth and development

Specific Objectives:

  • To ensure 200 orphan children’s quality education, nutrition and health care support in 2021 within project’s framework
  • To ensure protection of 200 orphan children from violence and abuse in 2021 within project framework

Outputs:

1.1: Orphan children receive quality formal education (round the year) following Bangladesh Government’s
formal education (both primary and secondary) standards;
1.2: Orphan children have access to nutritious meals (following Bangladesh child nutrition standard) that assist
them to become healthy;
1.3: Orphan children get improve health care (both physical and mental- both primary and advanced) following
 Bangladesh government and WHO/UNICEF standards;
2.1: Orphan children have access to community based protection and care services (following different NGOs
best practices/models) that enable them to secure their basic rights

Project Components:

  • Orphan children receive quality formal education (round the year) following Bangladesh government’s formal education (both primary and secondary) standards;
  • Orphan children have access to nutritious meals (following Bangladesh child nutrition standard) that assist them to become healthy
  • Orphan children get improve health care (both physical and mental- both primary and advanced) following Bangladesh government and WHO/UNICEF standards;
  • Orphan children have access to community based protection and care services (following different NGOs best practices/models) that enable them to secure their basic rights

Major Activities:

  • Enroll 100 numbers of orphan children in 22 numbers of primary /secondary school (20) at the beginning of the project period;
  • Continue supports to 100numbers of orphan children to get admitted in new classes/grades in 24 numbersof primary /secondary school (20) at the beginning of the project period;
  • Provide  school   tuition fees and materials (Note book, pen, pencil, sharpener, school uniform, school bag, shoes, school examination fee, school admission fee and others  relevant  fee etc.)
  • Organize creative events like Puzzle game, drawing, essay competition and prize distribution at union level
  • Provide support to celebrate festival for all selected orphan
  • Provide special coaching for all orphan children
  • Provide food items to the orphan children
  • Facilitate caregiver to develop Linkages with service provider (Govt. & non Govt.) for increasing family income
  • Provide medical care to the orphan children (Doctors consultation fees, medicine & hygiene materials
  • Organize training for staff on psychosocial issues
  • Provide psychosocial support to the individual, families and community level (Counseling) by trained project staff
  • Provide health card   among the orphan children
  • Provide issue based awareness session  (Child marriage, trafficking, child rights; abuse both physical and mental etc) for orphan, caregivers& community people
  • Form child protection and safe guarding committee involving different stakeholders from community
  • Organize training for child protection and safe guarding committee for conducting issue based session & community monitoring
  • Organize child protection and safe guarding committee   meeting

Project Participants (Direct): [ During Total Project Year)

ECD

Pre-primary

Primary

JSC

Adolescent

Adult Literacy & CE

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Male

Female

0

0

 

 

80

63

05

10

20

22

 

 

Center=

 

Center=

 

Center=

143

Center=

15

Center=

42

Center=

 

Indirect Beneficiaries (by age)[During Total Project Year)

Children(0-10)

Adolescent(11-17)

Youth(18-25)

 

Adult(26-60)

Senior Citizen(61+)

M

F

M

F

M

F

 

M

F

M

F

28

13

17

20

44

49

 

04

376

 

 

Total Beneficiaries= 751         direct =200, Indirect= 551

  • Project Duration: 07 months (June 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022)
  • Financial partner (Donor): Penny Appeal UK
  • Implementing partner (if any):Dhaka Ahsania Mission
  • Project Location (District & Upazila): Name and number= Debhata Upazila-Satkhira District
  • Number of Field offices:  One Field Office
  • Project Budget (Total): BDT. 96,28,479.00
  • Number of project staffs and volunteers :

Staff (Regular)

Paid Volunteer

Non-Paid Volunteer

M

F

M

F

M

F

04

0

0

0

0

25

Contact Person:

Name & Designation: Sk. Mahabbat Hossen, Project Focal Person
Email:mahabbat.dam@gmail.com
Cell:    +8801716054610