Child Nutrition Improvement Project in Salt Affected Area in Bangladesh (NIPSAA)

UP to March 2017

Donor: Alliance Forum Foundation (AFF)

Duration: April 2016 – March 2019

Contact person: Hasan Aref, Director- Program

Phone: 01714 023059, E-mail: aref1014@yahoo.com

Goal/Objective

JCF staff and Community Nutrition Volunteers (CNVs), cooperating with local government, can develop viable recipe at families in the community and provide local mothers with cooking practice guidance.

Major Component/Activities

1. Selection of Nutrition Volunteer selection and training.

2. Key Food survey of locally available foods.

3. Establishment of community Nutrition Center at Local Level

4. Selection of under 5 year children.

5. Physical Growth Measurement of targeted children.

6. Cooking demonstration for keeping nutrition level balanced.

Operational Area

District: 01 (Bagerhat)

Upazila: 01 (Bagerhat Sadar)

Word no.  4, 6 & 8 of Bagerhat Municipality

Union: Shatgombuj, Karapara, Baroipara & Jattrapur.

Other Information

No. of Employees: 02 (male)

Beneficiaries: 3000 Children under age 5 years old (boys: 1650; girls: 1350)

Indirect Beneficiaries: 6000 family members of the children above (male: 3300; female: 2700)

Total Beneficiaries: 9000 people (male: 4950; female: 4050)

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