Unnayan Sangha, World Vision sign contract on AP

Published : 04 Nov 2021 10:36 PM

A 10-year programme called Area Programme (AP) has been launched in Jamalpur to meet the basic needs of children through support of sustainable household income, maternal and child health and nutrition, child protection and participation.  

For the successful implementation of the program on Sunday, the AP agreement was formally handed over between Jamalpur's largest non-governmental organization Unnayan Sangha and donor organization World Vision Bangladesh for the AP and Acting Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Mokleshur Rahman.  

Executive Director of Unnayan Sangha Md. Rafiqul Alam Molsna presided over the meeting.  The program was conducted by Jahangir Selim, Director of Human Resource Development of Unnayan Sangha.  Sajda E Jannat, Deputy Director of District Social Services Office Raju Ahmed, District Education Officer Monira Mustmari Eva, Inspector of Police Tariqul Islam, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Overall) of Dainik Kal and Acting Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Mokleshur Rahman.  

Kantha Patrika District Representative Mostafa Manju, Jamalpur Municipality 12th Ward Councilor Kamramnal Hasan Milton, 10th Ward Councilor Md. Shahinur Rahman, Village Development Committee President Md. Miyar Uddin, BRAC District Representative Monir Hossain Khan, Unnayan Sangha Assistant Director Program Murshed Iqbal.  

Sagar D Kastma, AP Manager, Wand Vision and Minara Parveen, AP Manager, Unnayan Sangha presented the concept paper of the program.  Under this program, 19,046 beneficiaries have been selected in 39 villages.  

Village Development Committee has been formed with people of different classes and professions of the area to successfully complete all the activities of the program.  Activities include livelihoods, health, nutrition, WAS and sponsorship.  

These will include food survey, donor development, eco-friendly village establishment, zinc paddy production, extreme poverty development, disaster management, team building, compromise development, antenatal and postpartum services, raising awareness on child rights, and listing at-risk children.