Enhancing Resource & Increasing Capacities of the Poor Households towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH)

UP to June 2017

Donor: Pallikarma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF)

Duration: Payra(July 2011- On going), Dhaneswargati(July 2014 – On going)

Contact person: Kazi Mazed Nawaz, Director

Phone: 01711 002324,   E-mail:   kazimazednawaz@yahoo.com

Goal/Objectives

1. Increase household’s socio-economic status and welfare on a sustained basis.

2. Increase productivity, diversifying into higher value crops and promoting off-farm employment opportunity to generate income and savings of the poor people.

Major Component/Activities

1. Financial support according to the requirement of group members of JCF within the framework of Ongoing credit programme

2. Build Capacity through appropriate trading, awareness programme and other skill development training.

3. Primary health care services for the common people, particular emphasis on the women and children.

4. Linkages with Government service providing agencies.

5. Ensure health, nutrition and education for common people.

6. Tree plantation, Infrastructure developed and community cooperation for the common people.

7. Promote human rights and gender equity.

Operational Area

District: 02 (Jessore & Magura)

Upazila: 02 (Avaynagar & Shalikha),

Union: 02 (Payra & Dhoneshargati),

Village: 37 (12 & 25)

School: 65 (34 & 31)

Student: 1620(831 & 789)

Other Information

No. of Employees: 117 (male: 24, female: 93)

[Payra: 57 (male- 12 female- 45), Dhoneshargati: 60 (male- 12 female- 48)]

No. of Beneficiaries: 43,258 (male: 22,886, female: 20,372)

[Payra: 21,245 (male: 11,630 female: 9,615); Dhonashsorgati: 22,013 (male: 11,256 female: 10,757)]

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 1,81,684

[Payra: 89,229, Dhonashsorgati: 92,455 ]

Savings: Tk 1,92,13,980 (Payara- 82,38,109  Dhoneshargati- 1,09,75,871)

Savers:  3,487 (male: 238 female: 3249)

Payra:1,778 (male: 43, female: 1735), Dhoneshargati 1,709 (male: 195 female: 1,514)

Borrower: 2,932 (male: 223 female: 2709)

Payra:1,477 (male: 12, female: 1,465), Dhoneshargati 1,455 (male: 211 female: 1,244)

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