WHAT WE DO

Educo is a global development and humanitarian action NGO based in Barcelona, Spain with over 25-year experience working in 14 countries. Since 1999, we have been implementing Education and Development programme in Bangladesh in the marginalized urban and rural areas and with time we expanded our works to broader geographical areas. Currently, we are working in 12 districts of the country.

 

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At present, Educo Bangladesh works in 12 Districts across the country, namely Dhaka, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Moulvibazar, Cox’s Bazar, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Thakurgaon, Shariatpur, Barisal, Barguna, Satkhira

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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Our current projects

Project Brief: The project aims to contribute towards the achievement of inclusive and equitable quality education in Government primary schools (GPS) through initiatives for increasing children’s participation and performance as well as contributing to a safe, joyful and protective environment. Through the project, joint initiatives with the govt. will be taken so that out of school children enjoy mainstreamed education. In addition, the project will strengthen capacity of teachers on child-entered teaching-learning process. Besides, cocurricular activities such as debate, art, creative work, sports, and cultural show will be organized to improve capacity and the potential of the children. Moreover, to boost reading habits among the children, school library initiatives will be promoted. Adequate pedagogic materials will be provided to the children for smooth learning. Additionally, to improve children’s reading and maths skills, extra support will be provided to the slower learners through learning camp. On the other hand, to promote a fear free and safe school environment, the project will strengthen school-based child protection system.

General Objective: Contribution to safe, equitable and quality primary education at government primary schools in urban and suburban areas of Bangladesh.

Specific Objective: To promote safe, equitable and child-centred teaching learning process at targeted government primary schools in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur & Mymensingh Districts.

Major Activities:

  • Enhancing cocurricular, cultural and sports activities at school level
  • Promoting school library initiative for enhancing knowledge and reading ability
  • Providing pedagogic materials for children of the intervention schools
  • Creating access to education for out of school children
  • Linkage & Collaboration with government entities at Local and National level
  • Training for education professionals on Child-centered teaching-learning process.
  • Facilitating learning CAMP for slow learners on basic mathematics and reading skills
  • Building Capacity of SMC, and relevant stakeholders on management and protection issues
  • Strengthening school-based child protection system at school level

Location: Dhaka, Narayangonj (Rupganj), Gazipur (Kaliganj) and Mymensingh (Bhaluka) districts

Duration: 24 Months

Implementing partner: Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM), People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI), Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Direct Beneficiaries: 15,000 children, Teachers, SMC members.

Indirect Beneficiaries: 25,500 local people.

SDG contributing to: 4.1, 4.5, 4.a

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Project brief: Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Nearly every year, the country faces more than one disaster event, events which are followed by a significant number of casualties. Considering this issue, EDUCO Bangladesh has had its Disaster Management Program in place since 2018 with the objective to protect the life of children and community people in disasters.  The program is being implemented in three districts which are prone to common hazards such as fires, earthquakes, lightening, cyclones, nor ’westers and floods

Location: Barguna, Shariatpur, Barishal

  • Objective: Enhance community resilience through promoting comprehensive school safety initiatives in the targeted river and coastal districts in Bangladesh.
    Expected Result:
    • Children and adolescents in the most at-risk communities have access to safe and secure learning environment to minimize the impact of disasters on their right to quality education.
    • Community is better prepared through enhancing youth and children engagement in DRR.
    • Education authority and local government are initiated on several school safety initiatives in their community, including continuation of education in emergencies.
    • Identifying locally suitable adaptive technologies and alternate livelihood options in the communities based on local context and through applied research for replication (or scaling?).
    • Strengthening the capacity of Educo Bangladesh team to timely and effectively manage emergency response for building resilient community
    Participants: Total 10,315 children, and 300 youth in Shariatpur, Barguna and Barisal directly, and 24052 community people will be indirectly benefitted through this project.
  • Major Interventions:
    • Capacity building of partners’ staff and selected school teachers on DRR and school safety issues
    • Facilitate task forces and orient (on awareness, early warning, first aid and psychosocial) group formation in schools and relevant activities.
    • Enhance knowledge of youth and adolescent clubs on DRR & CCA.
    • Develop IEC materials for school and community level awareness.
    • Children and adolescent led awareness-raising at communities and school level.
    • Capacity building of SMC on DRR, school safety, EiE and climate change
    • Supporting schools for Education in Emergencies
    • Child led advocacy for DRR in Education and EiE
    • Joint advocacy at national level.
    • Humanitarian response
    Implementing partners: Saint Bangladesh, NSS, SDS

Duration: 1st January 2021 to 31st December 2021

Goal: To contribute to reduce violence and exploitation against children and improve their access to quality education in Rohingya and crisis affected Host community in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

 

Location:

Rohingya Refugee: Camp # 8E and Camp # 17

Associated host Community: 5 unions of Ukhiya Sub District in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

 

Project brief: The project aims at enhancing the understanding of child protection issues among children, adolescents, parents and caregivers in order to create efficient community-based child protection mechanisms and to identify and refer cases of abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation to the appropriate child protection service providers. In parallel this project will explore Community/homebased learning solutions for adolescent, aligned with Education sector quality standards. Teaching will focus academic content but will also include curricula actions to increase live saving and life sustaining skills and personal resilience of children and adolescents. The project will pilot a small-scale digital learning solution for the adolescent girls and boys in the Rohingya community. The project will ensure active participation of children and adolescents and community members including girls and women, through capacity building actions.

Beneficiary (category, number etc.):

 

The project targets 9,912 people, among them

  • 2,000 Rohingya children to be reached by the training of 118 teachers from 50 educational facilities in the Rohingya camps.
  • 1000 host community children in school aged 6-12 years, to be reached by providing educational materials along with CP awareness session and 150 stakeholders including teachers and CP actors in the host community to be oriented on child rights, child protection and safeguarding in education.
  • Approximately 800 adolescents (50% girl) aged 12-18 to be covered with adolescent groups capacity building activities and 460 adolescents (70% girl) through Child friendly Space, home based and digital learning interventions.
  • Approximately, 3,884 parents, caregivers, and community leaders to be reached through CBCPC, home visitation program, capacity building events.
  • In addition, 1,500 adolescent girls will be supported with home visit program and MHPSS support.
  • Indirect beneficiaries: approximately 20,000 people in 2 camps and host communities.

Major activities and Intervention areas

  • Community-based Child Protection mapping assessment to identify sub-vulnerable groups,
  • Formation and capacity building for community leaders and CBCPC on child protection and adolescent issues
  • Formation and capacity building sessions with children, adolescent groups
  • Support adolescent and youth led awareness campaign and advocacy on EVAC.
  • Orientation workshop with CP stakeholders and Provide supplementary teaching learning material to 1000 learners in host community.
  • Setup and operations of Multipurpose centres for children and adolescent in Rohingya camps.
  • Coordinate and support existing case management and referral system.
  • Provide MHPSS support to the children and adolescent.
  • Home visit program to aware adolescent and their families on child protection issues

Establish and operations of Community and home-based learning for adolescent girls and boys.

Donor:  Educo and Child Fund Korea (CFK)

Implementing partners: Jagorani Chakra Foundation-JCF

SDG contributing to:  SDG 04 (Target 4.6), SDG 05 (Target 5.2), SDG 16 (Target 16.2)

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2021

Goal

Contribute to the development of optimum potentials of adolescents & youth towards their socio-economic development

Location

Mymensingh and Dhaka districts

Project brief:

Adolescent and Youth (A&Y) empowerment initiatives will improve the living standards of these young people through facilitating life skills education and vocational training. The youth will become active citizens, be aware of their rights and have greater capacity and opportunity to contribute towards personal, communal and local development solutions. This young force will contribute to wider development by disseminating knowledge at the family and community level on rights awareness, gender harmony and environmental management. Selected adolescents and youth of A&Y clubs will be capacitated to act as a resource pool to roll out their learnings among the peers, schools and communities. The project will also create linkage or collaboration with relevant organizations to ensure required accommodation, health care, technical education, and employment support or to initiate reintegration process for the 32 Educo Shishu Nibash (ESN) beneficiaries.

 

Project participants

Approximately, 2032 adolescents and youth, whose age group is 12-24 years, will be benefited within the targeted communities of Dhaka and Mymensingh.

The other stakeholders of the program will be 6,800 children, parents, community people, CBOs, CSOs, Service providers and 100 local and national government departments and representatives. Moreover, sponsorship children will be benefited from the project.

Major activities and Intervention areas

  1. Build capacity to strengthen A & Y agency
  2. Collaboration to sensitize key stakeholders to provide A&Y responsive service delivery
  3. Facilitate youth led community-based child protection system
  4. Facilitate life-skills education to A&Y
  5. Facilitate cultural, co-curricular activities and Sports for Development
  6. Provide employability related skills and job placement
  7. Create networking and collaboration with employer and key stakeholders
  8. Facilitate education, skill development and employment for A & Y (ESN)
  9. Safe accommodation, health and emergency support for A&Y (ESN)

Implementing partners

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM), and People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI)

SDG contributing to: 5, 8 and 16

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

The project aims to boost the capacity of adolescents and youth (A&Y) by building skills and empowering them to increase civic engagement. It contributes towards facilitating smooth transition to adulthood through capitalizing their skills and exercising their rights to act as positive change agents of society.  It also focuses on training them in market-oriented skills so that they can access employability and connect them to sustainable livelihoods and income generating opportunities, as well as strengthen their participation in community-improvement and decision-making processes. Overall, this project can contribute to the social transformation of the targeted disadvantaged communities in the river basin and coastal areas.

 

Overall goal of the project

Contribute to exercise the rights of adolescents & Youth from disadvantaged communities in the river basin and coastal areas of Bangladesh

 

Location

Shariatpur, Barguna and Barishal

Project participants

The direct target group of this project are 6,000 adolescents and youth, and among them 50% are girls and young women.  The age range of the target groups is approx. 12 – 24 years. The indirect beneficiaries of this project are the children of the wider community, community peer groups of AY club members, their family members (16,000), local government representatives and service providers, job providers and government counterparts (160).

Major activities and Intervention areas

  1. Building capacity of A&Y to strengthen their agency.
  2. Sensitize key stakeholders to provide A&Y responsive service delivery.
  3. A&Y are engaged to develop desired behaviors and facilitate action for ending .
  4. Facilitate youth led community-based child protection system.
  5. Introducing Sports for Development (S4D) tools for the potential development of A&Y.
  6. Providing employability related skills to the targeted A&Y.
  7. Providing training on life-skills and to the A&Y.
  8. Increasing awareness and capacity of A&Y to engage communities and allocate resources to issues that affect the realization of their rights.

Implementing partners

Nazrul Smrity Sangshad (NSS), Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), Saint Bangladesh

SDG contributing to: 16.7, 5.3, 8.3

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Brief of Project: Educo Bangladesh is initiating a two-year project in the remote areas of Bangladesh in partnership with three national organizations namely POPI, SHACHETAN and ESDO. The project has been designed to make greater impact towards the learner’s holistic improvement in an integrated way. The project will focus on the most disadvantaged communities including ethnic minority areas of Mymensingh, Rajshahi and Thakurgaon district of Bangladesh for the potential development of young (4-5 year aged) children for their smooth transition to the next stage of life cycle. The desired changes will be made in alignment with Vision 2021 of the Bangladesh Government, Education Policy 2010, 4th Primary Education Development Programme and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG4.2). This project covers 120 Preprimary classes under 120 Government Primary Schools, with 7200 Preprimary children (boys-3520/girls3680) in 3 districts.

 

Goal: The project aims to contribute towards promoting an inclusive learning opportunity for the young children in disadvantaged communities of Bangladesh to ensure their smooth transition to primary education.

Project Location: Bhaluka under Mymensingh District, Godagari under Rajshahi District and Ranisankail under Thakurgaon District.

Project Participants

Direct: 14,520

Female: 7,125; Male: 7,375

Right Holder: 7,200 (Children)

Duty Bearer: 4710

Indirect: 15,000

Female: 7,600

Male: 7,400

Major Activities and Interventions:

  • Play-based Learning Module and tools development.
  • Pedagogical Support for Children and Teachers.
  • Teacher’s Training on Play-based Teaching-Learning.
  • Capacity building of Parents on ECCE.
  • Capacity building of SMC, PTA and Youth groups.
  • Study on PPE extension Framework.
  • Capacity building of Education Standing Committee.
  • Networking, Collaboration and Advocacy.

Implementing partners: SACHETAN, Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO), People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI)

SDG contributing to: 4.2

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Goal: Contribute to ensure rights to education and dignity of life of children following an integrated development program approach in the hard-to-reach areas of Moulvibazar district in Bangladesh.

Location: Sreemangol and Kamalganj upazilas of the Moulvibazar

Project brief:  

ALOY ALOW Project is being implemented in Sreemangol and Kamalganj upazilas of the Moulvibazar district, under the Sylhet division. Project areas are lagging behind than the other areas of Bangladesh in most development indicators in the areas of health and education. The scenario is even worse in the tea garden and Haor areas. The tea gardens and Haors are marginalized areas where majority of the households remain in extreme poverty and exclusion. The tea garden/ hilly area populations are more likely to be day laborers. Project is being trying to address the major identified problems in this area, such as:

  1. a) Poor access to education with very high dropout in primary education cycle,
  2. b) High prevalence of malnutrition,
  3. c) Poor water and sanitation facilities in the community and schools,
  4. d) limited livelihood opportunities,
  5. e) Lack of Child protection and
  6. f) Seasonal flood in Haor areas including flash floods.

The communities in these gardens have been in long deprivation of accessing to government facilities such as Education, health, nutrition, sanitation and livelihood. Project is mainly focusing on the Early Childhood Development (ECD), Strengthening the primary education, Adolescent empowerment and Livelihood program through community mobilization.

Beneficiary:  

Young Children (Under 5) – 17370

Children (6-10 Years) – 21120

Facilitator – 194

Teacher- 134

Youth (18-24 Years) – 240

Women/Mother- 1850

Panchayet member- 330

Major activities and Intervention areas:

  • Day care program
  • ECD Program
  • Pre-primary Program
  • Strengthening Primary education
  • Adolescent and Youth Development
  • Livelihood
  • DRR

Donor: ChildFund Korea and Educo

Implementing partners:

  • Institute of Development Affairs-IDEA
  • Breaking the Silence-BTS
  • Multipurpose Socio-Economic Development Association-MSEDA
  • PROCHESTA

 

SDG number/s contributing to: 2, 4, 5, 6, 16

Duration: March 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023

Goal: To contribute to the reduction of hazardous child labour in Bangladesh.

Location: Sadar Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district and Shyamnagar Upazila of Satkhira district in the coastal areas of Bangladesh.

Project brief: The project has been planned for two years, initiating from 2021 to 2022, with the aim to reduce hazardous forms of child labour, particularly within the dry fish processing and supply chain of shrimp and crab industries. The project will significantly contribute to protect children from hazardous works and to ensure their education and other rights and entitlements to enable a dignified life for them. The project aims to withdraw 500 child labourers from hazardous work through providing non-formal/formal education and technical training followed by decent job placement. The project will also work with children, parents, employers and community to sensitize them on hazardous works. Apart from that, the project will advocate with local and national government and administration for proper implementation of child labour related laws and policies.

Beneficiary: 500 working children from hazardous fish farming and processing sector, 1,700 secondary duty bearers, 72 primary duty bearers and 5,500 indirect beneficiaries.

Major activities and Intervention areas:

  • Support education services for the children involved in hazardous work.
  • Support children to have access to mainstream government and non-government education institutions
  • Arrange life skill and technical training for children and adolescents
  • Create linkage of youths with employers for expected dignified jobs and entrepreneurship opportunity
  • Strengthen CBCPS to protect children from hazardous work and GBV
  • Awareness raising of the community; especially parents and employers on negative impact of child labour
  • Sensitize local government and administration to function as the respective local committees following existing action plans
  • Advocacy with national government to reformulate polices and laws through networking with like-minded organizations

Implementing partners: Uttaran and POPI

SDG contributing to:   8.7, 4.1, 16.2

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Goal: Contributing to achieve gender equality and create an environment that prevents, responds to and protects children and adolescents from various child protection violations, forms of gender-based violence and sexual violence while empowering communities, adolescents and children in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps, Bangladesh.

Location: Rohingya Refugee: Camp # 8E, camp 8W and Camp # 17

Associated host Community: 5 unions of Ukhiya Sub District in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Project brief:

The project works with Rohingya refugee children and adolescents (female and male) as main target group living near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, in camps 8E, 8W and 17 of the Kutupalong Balukhali Site. This 24-month intervention is targeted to prevent and respond to SGBV as well as related child protection violations increasing the exposure to SGBV (e.g. child marriage, child exploitation through child labor and trafficking) that these children and adolescents have experienced/witnessed before, during and/or after their displacement in the refugee camps. When building knowledge, changing attitudes, behaviors and/or practices of target groups, the project will focus on prevention of and protection from SGBV as well as related child protection violations. Moreover, the project will engage on the response to such violence and protection issues when equipping communities with strengthened community-based mechanisms.

Beneficiaries

The project will work with different target groups using a comprehensive approach:

  • Children and adolescents (girls and boys) (direct beneficiaries: 1,360; indirect beneficiaries: 9,490);
  • 2,210 Caregivers
  • 3,600 community people (indirectly)
  • 100 Religious leaders/Madrasha teachers
  • 316 Teachers and 1,408 members of Learning Center Management Committees (LCMCs)
  • 1,100 Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms (CBCPMs) members including majhis

Major activities and Intervention areas (bullet points only – Max 10 points (100 worlds in total)

  • Establish Adolescent Clubs 12 to <17 years old) and Train Adolescent Club members as per curriculum on child protection, GBV and sexual violence, domestic violence, and organize refreshers.
  • Support clubs to organize campaign activities on topics they chose, including sexual violence-related, for members of their community.
  • Train adolescent girls as per curriculum through a girls-only and boys only space more in-depth on GBV and sexual violence and organize refreshers.
  • Do home visits to households of adolescent girls and boys.
  • Train caregivers as per curriculum on child protection, GBV and sexual violence, and organize refreshers.
  • Train teachers as per curriculum on child protection, GBV and sexual violence, on DRR, on child development and positive discipline, on child and women’s rights and gender as well as PSS and PFA as well as on code of conduct, and organize refreshers.
  • Train members of LCMC (Learning Center Management Committees) – where existing – on child protection and PFA.
  • Train Madrasah teachers/religious leaders on child protection, GBV and sexual violence, as well as positive discipline, and organize refreshers.
  • Establish CBCPMs and Train members of CBCPMs, including majhis, as per curriculum on child protection, GBV and sexual violence, on DRR, domestic violence, on child and women’s rights and gender.
  • Invite relevant actors to coordination and exchange meetings.

Donor: Child Fund Barnfonden

Implementing partners: Samaj Kalyan Unnayan Shangstha (SKUS) and Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF)

SDG numbers contributing to: SDGs 3 (target 3.7), SDG 04 (Target 4.7), SDG05 (Target 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6) and SDG16 (Target 16.2)

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Goal

The goal of the project is to develop A&Y for the advancement of the Indigenous community, particularly creating an enabling environment to uphold adolescents’ rights and entitlements.

Location

Rajshahi and Thakurgaon district

Project brief:

The aim of the project is to support adolescents and youth (A&Y) from disadvantaged communities through interventions that provide opportunities for strengthening the capacity of agency to exercise their rights to participation, gaining life skills for smooth transition of their roles and technical skills for accessing decent work. Broadly, adolescent input and participation will ensure a positive impact in every aspect so that their voice and their needs are integrated into project implementation. The project will generate evidence for further advocacy and sustainable social changes.

Project participants

The direct target group of this project will be 4,000 adolescents and youth, with 50% girls and young women among them. It will cover 80 communities (clubs/agency) from the northern part of Bangladesh. The age range of the target groups is approx. 11 – 24 years. The indirect target beneficiaries of this project are children of wider community, community peer group of AYC members, their family members (6750), Local government representatives and service provider, job provider and Government counterparts (50).

Major activities and Intervention areas

  1. Build capacity of adolescent and youth to strengthen their agency
  2. Collaboration to sensitize key stakeholders to provide A&Y responsive service delivery
  3. Facilitate youth led community-based child protection system
  4. Facilitate life-skills education to A&Y
  5. Increasing awareness and capacity of A&Y to engage communities and allocate resources to issues that affect the realization of their rights
  6. Facilitate cultural, co-curricular activities and Sports for Development
  7. Provide employability related skills and job placement
  8. Create networking and collaboration with employer and key stakeholders

Implementing partners: SHACHETAN and ESDO

SDG contributing to: 16.7, 5.3, 8.3

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022

Goal: Reducing child labour and exploitation in domestic and transport sector in Dhaka city.

Location: 3 communities of Mohammadpur area in Dhaka city

Project brief:

The project is working with children engaged in domestic work and in the transport sector in Dhaka city. Through the project, 300 working children have received primary education in ODHIKAR schools at three targeted communities and are now in the process of mainstreaming. The children are receiving vocational training as part of their skill development to release themselves from hazardous jobs. The project is also working with the families of these children, as well as employers and community people to sensitize them against child labour. Apart from direct service delivery, the project has given emphasis on policy, advocacy and networking to influence the national level agenda on child labour. Advocacy for improvement of relevant laws, policies and their implementation is a major component of the project.

Beneficiary: 300 working children from domestic work and transport sector, 300 families and 75,000 community people.

Major activities and Intervention areas (bullet points only – Max 10 points (100 worlds in total)

  • Provide basic education and technical training for the targeted working children.
  • Sensitize employers, guardians and community people against negative impacts of child labour.
  • Establishing Community Based Child Labour Monitoring Committee to monitor child labour situation at local level.
  • Awareness raising at local and national level against child labour.
  • Provide technical backstopping to the Child Labour Unit under Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  • Advocacy with government for improvement of child labour related laws and policies as well as its proper implementation.
  • Networking with like-minded NGOs and alliances for strengthening advocacy efforts.
  • Conduct research/study to contribute towards evidence-based advocacy at national level.

Donor: ChildFund Korea

Implementing partners: Eco Social Development Organization (ESDO)

SDG number/s contributing to:   8.7, 4.1 and 16.2

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2021

Project Brief: This project will cover 12,000 primary grade children (girls 6,230) at 80 Government Primary Schools located in Rajshahi and Thakurgaon districts. It will contribute to improving the continuation and learning competencies of children as well as decrease the rate of out of school children. It will develop capacity of teachers on improved teaching-learning process. The project will promote safe and violence free school environment for the girls and boys, especially the children of indigenous groups. The project will focus on the participation of children by creating an inclusive environment, facilitating children’s reading & math skills while ensuring participation of minority ethnic groups, and on enhancing co-curricular, cultural, library and reading activities. Additionally, school-based child protection system and response mechanism will be established with the participation of children and school teams.

General Objective: Contribute to safe, quality and equitable primary education in vulnerable and indigenous communities of Bangladesh.

Specific Objective: To enhance learning competencies of the targeted children in government primary schools.

Major Activities:

  • Strengthening participation of indigenous children by creating an inclusive environment
  • Facilitating children’s reading & math skills while ensuring participation of minority ethnic groups
  • Enhancing co-curricular, cultural, library, and reading activities
  • Empowering of SMC, Students Council and other community level stakeholders
  • Functioning network and alliance through meetings, campaigns for collective role of GO/CSOs
  • Training for the teachers and school team
  • Celebrating Teacher’s Day and seminar on teachers and dignity of education
  • Strengthening school-based child protection system at school level
  • Promoting safe and joyful learning environment

 

Location: Rajshahi and Thakurgaon districts under Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions of Northern Bangladesh.

Duration: 24 Months

Implementing partner: SACHETAN, Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Participants:

Direct: 13,320 children (primary school), Teachers, SMC members.

Indirect: 23,500 local people

SDG contributing to: SDG 4.1, SDG 4.5, SGD 4.a

Duration:   01 January 2021 – 31 December 2022