Structural Alleviation of Poverty and Marginalization in the Poorest Regions of Bangladesh Project (SAHOSH)

UP to December 2017

Donor: NETZ Bangladesh & BMZ

Duration: May 2014 - December 2017

Focal person: Kazi Mazed Nawaz, Director- Program

Tel: +880-421-68823


1. The program contributes to the eradication of hunger and extreme poverty in Bangladesh (MDG 1).

2. High competences and capacities of self-help organizations marginalized groups and NGOs which participate actively in the social, political and economical development process at micro level, meso-level and macro-level. They directly contribute to the overcome of hunger and malnutrition of 17.900 families.

Major Component/Activities

1. Strengthening Institutional capacity of the federations

2. Enhancing accountability of service providers, decision-makers and NGOs

3. Improving pro-poor Sensitiveness of Social and Political power structure

4. Diversification of Income Generating Activities (IGA) and reducing hunger as well as nutritional deficit of target peoples.

5. Local resource Identification and Mobilization (Establish access) through organised community managed Initiatives

6. Securing poor access to rights and entitlements

Operational Area

District: 02 (Rangpur & Chuadanga)

Upazila: 04 (Kaunia, Gangachara & Damurhuda, Jibannagar) Union: 23, Village: 110

Other Information

No. of Employees: 12 (male: 09, female: 03)

No. of Beneficiaries: 8,609 (female)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 36,158

Savings: Tk. 13,81,049 Savers: 1,461; Borrower:4,836