Nari Maitree has been implementing ‘Improving the Lives of Urban Extreme Poor (ILUEP) Project’ in 09 Wards of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). The targeted participants of the project are pavement, squatter and slum dwellers in total 31 areas in these 09 Wards. Nari Maitree has been working for enhancement of 2000 urban extreme poor’s livelihood through increasing their income and financial asset by providing skill training and small-medium grants. Reducing malnutrition rate among under 05 children’s and increased access to better health and nutrition service. Gender equality, prevention of Gender & home based violence, women & girl’s empowerment, decision making, reducing incidence of violence against women and girl’s Better access to basic social services and their rights, also building leadership through different awareness session. Through advocacy introducing them with civil society alliance, local govt. NGO’s, local service providers and other stakeholders. Improved access to water, sanitation, hygiene and awareness on HIV/AIDS transmission.
Nari Maitree has been providing support and services around 166 targeted underprivileged children in two Day Care Centre at Paltan and Hazaribagh area. 65 underprivileged children are getting direct day care facilities; 30 in Paltan PDC and 35 in Hazaribagh community day care centre, and another 101 children getting formal school education and nutrition food facilities. In total Nari Maitree has been supporting 404 underprivileged children’s. With day care facilities, learning & play materials, nutrient food, cloths, basic health care services to the children’s for their physical and intellectual development.
Pavement and Squatter: Bangabandhu Stadium, Nattomancha Balur Math & BISIC Bhaban, Baitul Mukarram, GPO, Gulisthan Mor, TSC, Shahbagh and Anandabazar, Shegunbagicha, Osmani Uddyan, Golapshah Majar, Bongo Bazar, Railway, Coloni, Fulbaria Bus stand, Dhaka Medical College (DMC), High Court Mazar, Mazar Gate, Ramna Park, Ananda Bazar, Karjon Hall, Shishu Academy.
Slums: Cumilla slum, Riazbag, sipahibag, Notun bag, Notun Rasta, Moulovirtek, Aftab nagar, Hazaribag Balur Math, Jhawchar, Lalbag Master bari, Nimtoly.
The overall goal of ILUEP is to improve the livelihood security and increase the resilience to shocks of the targeted urban extreme poor households living in undeveloped slums, squatter settlements and on pavements in Dhaka and Chittagong.
Outcome of the Project:
Outcome 1: Urban extreme poor households increase their income and other financial assets
Outcome 2: Malnutrition rates among children under 5 reduced among extreme poor households living in pavement, squatter and undeveloped slum dwellings
Outcome 3: Attitude and behavior change is accepting of gender equality, woman & girl’s empowerment and women’s control over decision making and resource use within the family
Outcome 4: Extreme poor living in undeveloped slum, squatter and pavement dwellings have access to basic social services and their rights
Outcome 5: Urban extreme poor households (pavement, squatter & slums) have improved access to water and sanitation facilities, improved hygiene practices and increased awareness on HIV/AIDS transmission
Outcome 6: Women and girls from urban extreme poor households (pavement, squatter & slums) experience reduced incidence of Violence against Woman and Girls
Cross Cutting Activity: Fundraising and Local Resource Mobilization works as a cross cutting issue in this project. This will create capability among the urban extreme poor to help themselves and seek support from local, individual, corporate, sector. Every year a certain amount of fund raise to provide more support to underprivileged children’s ECD & Formal education, nutrition, health and to urban extreme poor households.
Street people and pavement dwellers
Total pavement dwellers reached in Dhaka city : 20362 (Men- 10702 , Women-9660)
Total reached Dhaka -17314 ( men- 8980 , Women-8334)
Existing Dhaka -11824 ( Adult men -3028 ,Adult women – 3521, Children (boys) – 3039 , Children (girls)- 2236
Gender wise male and female – male -51%, female- 49%
Our existing target people in Paltan center – 1400 Anandabazar centre – 1500 Total 29,000 participants.
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Account Name: Nari Maitree-DMCC
Account Number: 05390240000106
Bank Name: Rupali Bank ltd
Branch Name: Khilgaon Branch, Dhaka.
Routing Number: 185273978