WHAT WE DO

Educo is a global development non-government organization present in Bangladesh since 1999. In partnership with schools, communities and the local government, we carry out our programs in 108 schools in urban and rural communities, reaching about 16,000 school children and their families each year.

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At present, EDUCO Bangladesh works in 14 sub-districts across 5 districts of Dhaka, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions

EDUCO Bangladesh aims to empower children to express their views, ideas and opinions, and to exercise leadership. At the same time, EDUCO works with duty bearers, especially parents and local government institutions (Union Parishad), to create an enabling environment for children where they can influence the decisions that affect them.

Our major projects include: Community-based Early Childhood Development (ECD), Strengthening Child-Friendly learning environment, Child Friendly community, Promoting Quality Education in Government Primary Schools (GPS) at Bhaluka and Reduction of hazardous child labor in urban areas and Fulfillment of the Rights of the Children.

Goal: Children and adolescents exercise and enjoy their right to an equitable, transformative and quality education throughout their lives.

Goal: Children enjoy their right to live in safe and protective environments.

Goal:Children and adolescents practice active citizenship within the framework of public systems that promote their rights.

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WORKING CHILDREN enrolled from the most marginalized families
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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS establised, that cater to more than 400 children aged 3 to 5 years
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PRIMARY SCHOOLS where we directly operate with over 7,000 children
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PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED in schools both in urban and rural municipalities and remote communities

Our current projects

Project location: Bhaluka, Mymensingh

Key activities:
1. Facilitating training on child-centered teaching learning process for the teachers.
2. Providing pedagogic materials for the children.
3. Facilitating nutritional supplemention for the children.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Dhaka urban

Key activities:
1, Facilitating accelerated primary education for working children.
2. Facilitating secondary education/TVET for the graduate of Educo WCS.
3. Facilitating nutritional supplementation.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Dhaka

Key activities:
1. Providing safe and protective shelter for the orphan children.
2. Facilitating education including Technical and Vocation Education and Training (TVET) for children.
3. Initiating rehabilitation process of ESN children.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Bhaluka, Mymensingh

Key activities:
1. Facilitating operation of 75 ECD center in the community (in 3 years).
2. Building capacity of ECD facilitators.
3. Facilitating health and hygiene practices in ECD center.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Dhaka, Kaligonj and Bhaluka

Key activities:
1. Facilitating pre-primary and primary education (35 schools).
2. Facilitating nutritional supplementation for the children.
3. Follow up support to the Educo primary school’s graduates for continuation of education.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Dhaka, Kaligonj and Bhaluka

Key activities:
1. Developing capacity of Children Forum on participation and local governance.
2. Introducing Child Friendly Local Governance approach.
3. Raising community awareness on child protection issues.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Bhaluka, Mymensingh

Key activities:
1. Construction of latrines blocks and hand washing corner (WASH Block) at 11 primary schools.
2. Installation of Hand Tube well including water supply system at 11 primary schools.
3. Installation of latrine for households (1000 nos.)

Funded by: ChildFund Korea

Project location: Dhaka, Kaligonj and Bhaluka

Key activities:
1. Support school to prepare safety plan through conducting Hazards Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment.
2. Support schoool to organize regular simulation exercise/mock drills at schools for testing the response skill and improve the capacity of school in disaster.
3. Support school for mitigating the risks of disaster in and way to schools for the safety of school students.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Dhaka and Bhaluka

Key activities:
1. Developing capacity of Youth volunteers, Women & Girl Groups, Men & Boys Group on gender and EVAW issues.
2. Raising awareness on EVAWG among the women, girl, men, boys in the respective community.
3. Capacity development initiative for respective UP standing committee, village court.

Funded by: Educo

Project location: Bhaluka, Mymensingh

Key activities:
1. Construct an infrastructure conducive for children for quality and equitable education at Tamat.
2. Construct 04 rooms for pre-school attending children in 04 government primary schools # Provide training for 100 teachers on interactive classroom management process, child rights and child protection.
3. Provide training to 340 Parents, local leaders, local government bodies, and youths, School Management Committee (SMC) members on child rights, child protection, child protection mechanism and responsibilities of different stakeholders.

Funded by: ChildFund Korea

Project location: Dhaka

Key activities:
1. Child Labour alliance undertakes advocacy effort to address child labour issues at national level
2. Working children and their families got involved in diversified income generating opportunities through vocational and skill development training.
3. Children, their families and communities are sensitized on child rights and negative impact of child labour.

Funded by: ChildFund Korea

Project location: Moulvibazar

Key activities:
1. Enhanced access to quality ECD, pre-primary and primary education of the children in tea gardens and Haor areas of Sreemangal and Kamalgonj sub-districts under Moulvibazar district.
2. Improved awareness of parents on Health and Nutrition of the children and their families of Sreemangal and Kamalgonj sub-districts under Moulvibazar district.
3. Reduced vulnerability of children against child rights violation and disaster in the intervention areas.

Funded by: ChildFund Korea

Project location: Camp 8E, Camp 17, Ukhiya, Cox’sbazar

Key activities:
1. Strengthening community based child protection mechanism: Formation and Capacity building of Community Based Child. Protection Committees and Adolescent groups on child protection risks and mitigation and referral pathways.
2. Establish/ renovate CFS/Multi-purpose Center for children and adolescent and support with facilitators, materials and maintenance.
3 . Provision of education: Establish and operate community and home based learning facilities for adolescents and youth using digital learning modalities.

Funded by: Educo and ChildFund Alliance