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Scaling up Inclusive Resilience Amongst Water Logged Communities in South Western Bangladesh

Final narrative report for Scaling up Inclusive Resilience Amongst Water Logged Communities in South Western Bangladesh. [33 pages] Read More...

SHOUHARDO III BBSS 2017

The SHOUHARDO Programs of CARE Bangladesh, funded by USAID is aimed to fight malnutrition and improve the lives of more than two million of the country's poorest people. This program has been directing with an aim to reduce food insecurity among Bangladesh’s poor and extreme poor households by addressing underlying causes, including women’s empowerment and livelihoods. A wide range of activities have already been implemented by The SHOUHARDO and SHOUHARDO-II Programs in the communities that together support the poor and undernourished in working towards greater socio-economic development and social change. Read More...

Shomoshti Yearly MRM Report ‘2018

CARE Bangladesh is implementing Shomoshti-Prosperity for the Poor and Disadvantaged project in 28 Upazilas in 14 districts, clustered in 4 regions (Northwest, mid-North West, Southwest and Northeast) of Bangladesh. Shomoshti is a Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) mandated project implemented with five partner NGOs. This yearly monitoring and results management (MRM) findings represent the outcome of the project. [42 pages]
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Promoting an Enabling Environment for Women in Factories Final Evaluation

CARE Bangladesh’s women’s empowerment wing launched the project titled “Promoting an Enabling Environment for Women in Factories (PEEWF)” in 2015 with a target to work with 3,500 workers and 6 factories (5 RMG, 1 Ceramics factory). The funding of the project has been provided by Galeries Lafayete. The RMG factories were all under Intramex group, a leading RMG manufacturing company of the country, whereas the ceramic factory was named Artisan Ceramics Limited. The specific objectives of PEEWF Project are to make the management of RMG and Ceramics factories and other targeted stakeholders responsive and accountable for creating a worker friendly environment, to enhance worker awareness, skill and understanding on gender discrimination, rights and entitlement to increase their participation in the workers committees and demonstrate leadership, to build the capacity of factory mid-level management on workers needs and rights, professional attitude and behavior and benefits of investment on workers welfare, and to mobilize the community to create enabling environment at the community level. [106 pages] Read More...

Strengthening the Community Support System to Improve Maternal and Infant Health

Evaluation on Strengthening the Community Support System to Improve Maternal and Infant Health project in Gaibandha District, Bangladesh from November 2015-November 2017. [39 pages] Read More...

Building Resilience of the Urban Poor (BRUP)

Building Resilience of the Urban Poor (BRUP) of CARE, funded by C&A Foundation, is an integrated initiative that builds the resilience of targeted community to more effectively cope with seasonal and unanticipated disaster. The ultimate goal of the project enhanced resilience of six targeted urban communities and three targeted institutions, reaching a total of 8,000 individuals (directly and indirectly) who can prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from shocks and stresses. [77 pages] Read More...

‘We Pledge to Improve the Health of Our Entire Community’

Motivation is critical to health worker performance and work quality. In Bihar, India, frontline health workers provide essential health services for the state’s poorest citizens. Yet, there is a shortfall of motivated and skilled providers and a lack of coordination between two cadres of frontline health workers and their supervisors. CARE India developed an approach aimed at improving health workers’ performance by shifting work culture and strengthening teamwork and motivation. The intervention—“Team-Based Goals and Incentives”—supported health workers to work as teams towards collective goals and rewarded success with public recognition and non-financial incentives. [19 pages] Read More...

Schools Promoting Learning Achievement through Sanitation and Hygiene (SPLASH)

SPLASH is a five-year USAID-funded project that is targeting to reach over 240,000 primary school pupils in four districts of Eastern Province, Zambia, (Mambwe, Chipata, Lundazi, and Chadiza). This 5-year project (2010-2015), funded through USAID’s Bureau for Global Health and led by FHI 360 in partnership with CARE and Winrock International, uses at-scale programming approaches to reduce diarrheal diseases and acute respiratory infections, the two top killers of children under age five globally. The project works with the Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training, and Early Education (MESVTEE) and other line ministries such as the Ministry of Local Government and Housing (MLGH) and the Ministry of Health (MOH). SPLASH’s overall objective is to sustainably improve access to safe water, adequate sanitation, hygiene information, and health practices to improve learning environments and educational performance in primary schools. [2 pages] Read More...

Scale Project Impact Study Project Brief

Strengthening Cash transfers for Access to finance, Livelihood and Entrepreneurship (SCALE) is a three-year (2013- 2016) project funded by the European Union which CARE International in Zambia, in collaboration with the Ministry ofCommunityDevelopmentandSocialWelfare(MCDSW),isimplementing. Itisapracticalandscalablemodelfor social and economic empowerment that brings tangible benefits to communities and contributes to poverty reduction.
The SCALE Project is premised on the idea that combining social cash transfers (SCT) with Village Savings and Loans (VSL), which are enriched with business skills using a Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) approach, will enable beneficiaries to graduate to sustainable livelihoods beyond SCT.
The complementary model of VSL and SPM builds on the existing Government SCT programme. The project has organised beneficiaries of SCT into Village Saving and Loans Associations (VSLAs) and trained them in VSL and SPM methodologies. Read More...

Supporting the Use of the Treadle Pump to Promote Food Security Project

The report highlights activities carried out between July and September 2017 under the “Supporting the Use of the Treadle Pump to Promote Food Security project” being implemented in all seven health centers covered by Nutrition at the Center (N@C) project in Chadiza District.

The “Supporting the Use of the Treadle Pump to Promote Food Security project” supplements the Nutrition at the Centre project that focuses on Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN), Food Security, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and Women Empowerment activities in Chadiza and Lundazi districts of Eastern province. [13 pages] Read More...

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