Projects

Survival Assistance for Resettled Rohingyas through humanitarian Action-“SARA” Project

Funded by: UNITED PURPOSE – UP
Duration of the project: 2018-2020
Location: Balukhali Camp, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar.
Beneficiaries:3000
Major Activities:
-Emergency health services -Health Camp-3
-Awareness on basic health, hygiene and nutrition aspects
-Women and child friendly space develop and facilitation
-Ensure access to improved sanitary latrine facilities
-Ensure access to safe bathing place by gender

Balukhali Assistance through Collaborative Humanitarian Action (Bacha) Project

Funded by: United Purpose-UP
Duration of the project: January 2018- 2020
Location: Balukhali Camp, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar.
Beneficiaries: 6000
Major Activities:
-Ensure access to clean and safe water supply through deep tube-well installation
-Ensure access to improved sanitary latrine facilities
-Ensure access to safe bathing place by gender
-Women and child friendly space develop and facilitation
-Awareness on basic health, hygiene and nutrition aspects
-Distribution of environmental friendly cooking stove (Rice husking stove) Distribution of
-Environmental friendly cooking fuel

Building Skills for Unemployed and Underemployed Labour (B-Skillful)

Funded by: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Swiss Contact & EU.
Duration of the project: 2017 to 2020
Location: Jessore of Khulna Division
Beneficiaries: 2000
Activities:
-To improve the well-being of poor and disadvantaged men and women by increasing their access to the labor market and increased income, while safeguarding their fundamental rights at work. The project facilitates implementation of demandable skills training programme i.e. beautician, jute and box making, mobile phone servicing and tailoring training and job placement of the trained beneficiaries.

Event Management Programme

Funded by: UN-World Food Programme (WFP).
Duration of the project: 2017 to 2019
Location: All over the Bangladesh.
Beneficiaries: 2500
Activities:
-Organize Project Steering Committee Meeting, Workshop, Training and seminar etc.

Plantation of Coconut Trees & Flowering/Ornamental Plants and Maintenance

Funded by: Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Ltd.
Duration of the project: 2017 to 2021
Location: RampalMaitree Project Site, Bagerhat.
Beneficiaries/Plantation: 1000
Activities:
-Plantation of Coconut Trees, Flowering, Ornamental Plants, Nursery yard Maintenance.

Sustainable Water Management through Indigenous Finance and Technology (SWIFT) Project

Funded by: United Purpose-UP
Duration of the project: Jan. 2018 to Feb. 2020
Location: Patuakhali, Khulna and Satkhira
Beneficiaries: 5850
Activities:
-work to build the capacity of WMGs to be able to continue to generate funds from the community, local government and other NGOs, work with farmers groups to strengthen livelihoods and with disaster management committees to ensure that water management activities are in direct response to community needs, works to positively influence the mindset of communities and empower them to implement their own plans and invest their own money in these rather than purely receiving grants from external donors.

Strengthening Capacity and Networking of NSAs and Las on Disability (SCANED) Project

Lead Partner:Centre for Disability in Development-CDD
Funded by:European Union and Light for the World,& The Netherlands
Duration of the project: February’2016 to August’2018
Location: Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Barguna District
Beneficiaries: 500
Objectives of the project:
-Better service for the disable people
-Empowering disable better life
Activities:
-Provide skill training
-Awareness raising and campaign
-Making enabling environment for disable people.
-Assistive devices support

Working Lactating Mother Program

Funded by: Department of Women Affairs (DWA) under the Ministry of Women and Children
Duration of the project:2012-Dec 2020
Location:Barisal City Corporation, Barisal
Beneficiaries:3,200
Objectives of the project:
-Save mother and children life
-Reduce health disease and nutritional crisis
-To build up their skill for IGAs work for increasing income in their family.
-To reduce poverty in local community and nationally.
-To ensure hygiene practice in their family.
-To empower the rural women
Activities Performed:
-Main activities of this project the total 3300working lactating mother are covered by the training services on mother and child health, nutrition, hygienic practice and IGAs with the concern of department of women affairs.

Cow Rearing Program for Increasing Income of Ultra-poor Families

Funded by:  Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF)
Duration of the project: 1 September 2009 to Ongoing
Location: Union: Somudoikati, upazila:NesarabadDistrict:Pirojpur.
Beneficiaries:40
Objectives of the project:
-To reduce poverty and increase financial income in their family.
-To build their skill on local poultry farming and increase money for their better life.
Activities Performed:
-Provide 2 days long training support on local poultry farming for 100 beneficiaries.
-Distribution of poultry cages each beneficiaries 1 cage.
-Distribution of 9 hens and 1 cock total 10 to each beneficiary.

Low Cost Housing Program for Poor Families

Funded by:  Bangladesh Bank (GrihayanTahabil)
Duration of the project: 14 August 2003- July 2020
Location: Nesarabadupazilaof  Pirojpur and Betagiupazila of Barguna district.
Beneficiaries: 3,200
Objectives of the project:
-To support in poor families for reconstruction/construction houses
Activities Performed:
-Disbursed long term credit to poor families with minimum interest and flexible Repayment schedule

Agricultural Rural Credit Program

Funded by:Pubali Bank Limited
Duration of the project: 2010 – Ongoing
Location:Bagerhat, Pirojpur&Barguna
Objectives of the project:
-Improve small scale farmer’s skills on aquaculture, dike cropping and business management including access to credit.
Activities Performed:
-Main activities of this project are : Works with small scale farmers to improve i) aquaculture and dike cropping skills by training and capacity building activities, ii) business management skills iii) provide credit support for their aquaculture activities.

Micro Finance for Income Generation Activities and Rural Agricultural Credit Program

Funded by: STROMME Foundation /CODEC&SMKK Revolving Micro-Credit Fund
Duration of the project: January 1998 to continue,
Location:Pirojpur, Bagerhat and  Barguna district
Objectives of the Project:
-To support in starting of income generation activities by the poor and disadvantaged families
-Create income and employment opportunity for the poor families
-Improve livelihood standard of the poor community
-Increase opportunity of family based income
Activities Performed:
-Disbursed micro credit to poor families
-Provide marketing support to the beneficiaries
-Established linkages with other micro financing institutions
-Provide support to value chain actors to ensure appropriate inputs of production
-Ensure short- and long- term benefits for rural farmers
-To improved postharvest management
Activities Performed:
-Recruitment/assigning of project staff and office setup
-Selection of unions and beneficiaries
-Identify jute farmers and organize producer groups in respective project area
-Develop a database of farmers using a prescribed format
-Training facilitation to the jute famers
-Field follow up and monitoring of training outcome at field level
-Monthly meeting with Jute Producers groups/post training counseling
-Agro-dealer, farmer leader and private/public input supplier quarterly workshops
-Improving retting demonstration
-linkage development meetings with Jute mill and other stakeholder
-Reporting

SMKK School (Pre-primary Education and Early Childhood Development Program)

Funded by:  SMKK own fund
Duration of the project: January 1999 to Continue
Location: Bagerhat, Pirojpur&Barguna
Objectives of the project:
-To reduce Illiteracy and increase literacy in poor community.
-To build their educational capacity and prepare their primary school education.
Activities Performed:
-Provide child education for children of women beneficiaries who involved SMKK micro-credit program.
-Since 1998 till to date among 5000 child were educated under this program.
-Each micro-credit somity used their school center and SMKK field level staff to teach them.
-SMKK also support their books, pencil, note book and others materials.

Free Friday Clinic Program

Funded by:  SMKK own fund
Duration of the project: January 2000 to Continue
Location:Upazila: Nesarabad under Pirojpur District &Betagi under Barguna District.
Objectives of the project:
-To reduce disease in village poor communities.
-To help treatment, medicine, in poor communities.
-Reduce mother and child diseases
-Awareness about vaccination during pre and post pregnancy
Activities Performed:
-To support village poor patient treatment, medicine every holiday in every week.
-SMKK selected village doctor to treatment their disease in SMKK selected self-medical caps.
-Without visit or fee for all activities for patients.

Disability Development Program

Funded by: SMKK & Others Donors Overhead
Duration of the project: January 2015 to continue
Location: Pirojpur, Bagerhat, &Jessore District
Beneficiaries:1000
Objectives of the project:
-SMKK always involve with the development process and it believes inclusive development for all. So, it has undertaken disability development program in its working areas.  SMKK has been implementing various types of development program with a view to improve the socio economic conditions of the specially ultra-poor, vulnerable women & children, persons with disabilities (PWDs), women with disabilities (WWDs) and children with disabilities (CWDs) in the society where these persons are very much neglected and they have no any scope to attain in any development activities.
Major Activities:
-Group Formation
-Skill Development Training
-Technical Training such as tailoring, handicraft, Phone/Mobile Servicing, Computer Training, Beautician, jute bags production etc.
-Assistive devices support

Providing Computer and Sewing/Tailor Skill Development Training at Rampal 2*260 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project Site

Funded by: Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Ltd.
Location: Rampal 2*260 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project Site, Bagerhat
Beneficiary: 240 ( for 1 year)
Duration: July 2018 to Continuing
Major Activity:
-Training Need Assessment
-Trainee Selection
-Providing 2/3 months long training on Computer and Tailoring
-Certificate Distribution

Conduct Market Oriented Skills Development Training in RMG and Construction Sector Under SUDOKKHO Project

Funded by: UK Aid and SDC through Swiss Contact
Location: Bagerhat Sadar, Bagerhat
Beneficiary: 1000
Duration: December 2018 to November 2021
Major Activity:
-Training Need Assessment
-Trainee Selection
-Providing 3 months long Class room based training on Plumbing and Pipe Fittings
-Providing 3 months long Class room and Work Place based training on House wiring Electrician
-Providing 2 months long Class room and Work Place based training on Sewing Machine Operator
-Counselling and Job Placement of the trained beneficiaries.
-Certificate Distribution