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Poverty Alleviation through Family-based Integrated Activities Implementation

RDRS Bangladesh is implementing the Poverty Alleviation through Family-based Integrated Activities Implementation project in Char Rajibpur in Rajibpur upazila of Kurigram district. The project is being implemented with the support of Palli-Karma Sahayok Foundation (PKSF). The project is working with 12,000 households in the project area. The group members of RDRS microfinance programme will be benefitted from this project. The project is designed in line with SDG – 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 13 (No Poverty; Good Health and Well-Being; Quality Education; Gender Equality; Clean Water and Sanitation; Decent Work and Economic Growth; and Climate Action).

Char Rajibpur has the highest poverty rate 79.08%, with vulnerability in many areas like socio-economic condition, employment, education, health & nutrition, and communication than any other upazilas in Kurigram district. Natural disasters such as flood, cyclone, drought, river erosion are regular phenomena of this upazila. Considering the vulnerability of the area, RDRS has initiated this poverty alleviation project to increase per capita income of the poor people of Char Rajibpur.

The goal and objective of the project are sustainable poverty alleviation through the ultra-poor community to increase enabled and ensure food and nutrition; to enable adaptation and enhance economic condition improvement; and to assist ensuring of GO and NGO services. 

The major activities under the project are training, technical service and income-generating activities (Livelihoods), inclusive finance, health & nutrition, social mobilisation, disability inclusion, gender equality, climate change & disaster management, education, immigration activities.

The key highlights are enterprise development, growing vegetables in the courtyard round the year, health camp, nutrition display camp, providing assistance to children, medicine for curative care, and providing assistance to pregnant mothers.