Founder

Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.)

MaxNutriWASH Program

Project Name:  MaxNutriWASH Program, Patuakhali DAM Project

Project Introduction:
Max NutriWASH Program is an integrated Project that continues to put WASH at the heart of community-led efforts to reduce levels of diarrhoea and other water-and faecal-borne diseases to contribute and better child health, towards ending infant and child deaths. The Project is working with communities, local government, local entrepreneurs, and partners in the South Coastal areas of Bangladesh to achieve sustainable access to safe water, hygienic sanitation and good hygiene practices for all in the Project areas. Max NutriWASH adopts a community-led development approach, which shifts the focus from grant dependency towards one where communities can access flexible funding that contributes to overall community wellbeing. Through capacity building, advice and funding, Max NutriWASH will create an enabling environment in which changes led by the community are supported by local government and partners with a view to embedding changes that endure when the project ends. Dhaka Ahsania Mission is working Eleven Ups under Max NutriWASH Program project which were Amkhola, Galachipa Sadar, Panpatti, Dakua, Chiknikandi, Gazalia, Bakulbaria at Galachipa Upazila, Alipur, Betagisankipur at Dashmina upazilla, Kamlapur at Patuakhali sadar Upazilla & Chilatabunia Up under Rangabali Uazila in Patuakhali District.

Project Agreement Number: 51

Specific Objectives:

  • Healthy village declaration & ownership migration- Under Max NutriWASH Program CSG developed as a healthy village through implemented of different types of intervention & ownership migration to Local representative.
  • Sustain progress in current Max NutriWASH area — Establish sustainability in the current MaxNutriWASH areas to reach the last mile and to prevent slippage and ensuring sustainability of immediate progress.
  • Increase coverage in new programme areas — Implement the programme in 4 unions in Blue Gold Polders and its surrounding areas that currently do not yet have sufficient access to clean water and sanitation.
  • Learn by innovation to increase effectiveness and sustainability- Further test, share and scale up Max-WASH II innovations and some new innovations, including carrying out research to learn from existing practices, to further increase effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Strengthen governance – Improve governance of WASH by further strengthening collaboration with the three key stakeholder groups: community, local government, and the private sector.

Outputs:

  • 100% peoples have access to safe water and all of them exercise WSP.
  • 80% peoples were washing their hands with soap at five critical times.
  • 18% additional peoples enrich developed Sanitation and using.
  • 85% Women and girls have aware   on SRH and SRH related products use.
  • 87% under five child measured height and weight at regular basis.
  • Two business models (Water business and Sanitation marketing) have evaluated and re-scaled up for better WASH service.
  •  Successfully justified stunting free village piloting and scaled up.
  • Received Max WASH – I project’s renovations (Hand Washing device, Women bathing chamber successfully and scaled up in Max NutriWASH project.
  • 88 % Community peoples successfully adopted graduation behavior monitoring system.
  • Eleven UPs have involved in Max NutriWASH project at institutionally and UPs have owned this project.
  • Have scaled up Sanitation marketing model and increase high quality WASH service in the communities.

Project Components:
Community WASH, School WASH, WASH Governance & Child Nutrition and Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Major Activities:

  • Capacity building and Training Education (WASH, Hygiene education. Implementation and Monitoring) at Community and School.
  • Capacity Triggering for change attitude.
  • Capacity building of Local Entrepreneur on sanitation and health.
  • Defend slippage and follow up for achieve hundred percentages latrine coverage. .
  • Follow up WSP practices at Community and School.
  • Follow up for increase Sanitation access.
  • Hygiene practices follow up at Community and Restaurants.
  • Baby WASH and stop Geophysics.
  • School WASH and Hardware maintenance follow up.
  • WASH sensitive follow up on SRH and Safe motherhood.
  • Follow up gender action plan.
  • Staff refresher on project facilitation, implementation, and planning.
  • Scale up and accumulation Max WASH – I renovations.
  • Stunting free village formation.
  • Develop WASH Governance at local level.
  • Horizontal learning.
  • Implement gender plan and equity.
  • Program phase out planning and implement.

Project Participants (Direct):

Children (0-10)

Adolescent (11-17)

Youth (18-25)

Adult (26-60)

Senior Citizen (61+)

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3780

4284

3460

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4662

5180

5698

6216

3626

4144

Project Duration: January 2020 to September 2021
Financial partner (Donor): Max foundation.NL
Implementing partner (if any): N/A
Project Location/s and number of Field offices: Galachipa, Patuakhali.
Project Budget: 28,772,191/-
Number of project staffs and volunteers:

Staff (Regular)

Paid Volunteer

Non-Paid Volunteer

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F

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11

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Contact Person: Md. Moniruzzaman Prince, Project Manager, MaxNutriWASH Program. Email: dam.maxwash2@gmail.com Cell phone no: 01882-241819